Whitecourt

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Why Wood Waste to Energy Is a No-Brainer

Wood is certainly not a new fuel. We've been using it since the invention of fire to keep warm, but can it be a big part of our electricity mix in our modern age? Biomass provides green baseload power -- an important consideration for grid operators who want to integrate more renewable energy by balancing the intermittent nature of solar and wind.
Alamy

Officer Shot At Alberta Courthouse

WHITECOURT, Alta. - Three men are in custody after a backroom scuffle in a small-town courthouse ended with a sheriff being shot in the hand and a short-lived escape in the officer's vehicle.The shoot...