CKEM - Sunday, May 26, 2024 - 08:00 a.m. (ET) - Segment #4

>>> After the last few days of gloomy rainy weather, the city's drought status has been downgraded to normal as river levels come up and reservoir levels upstream are at capacity. An expert in water supply and climate change at the university of calgary says while the rainfall has definitely mitigated drought conditions in the area, we are not out of the woods just yet. >> As much as it seems like we have had a ton of rain and that we must be near flood conditions remember that under the surface it is still very dry, a lot of this water is still being observed by the environment and that is exactly what farmers want, that is exact the what we want that it takes time for us to actually get out of the dropped. >> Reporter: as for the rest of alberta, doctors say while the rainfall has helped southeast alberta continues to see the driest conditions in the province. >>> Came to in western conference finals the oilers and stars 1-0 in the series, 22 and three all time after winning the first game of a serious, dallas moves it up the ice, jamie been keeping fiery and scoring on dallas' first shot of the game, they go up 1-0, just 44 seconds later an unexpected goalscorer for the oilers, connor brown on net, then burying his own rebound, 16 game goal in the playoffs, is first of the postseason tying the game up at one. Later, the oilers continuing to pressure, initial shot to stop the rebound comes to evander kane on the doorstep of jake on dirk, kane cannot capitalize on the great opportunity. Still in the period, the puck gets thrown on net, sack hyman leaves the postseason with 12 goals in tight, dallas' goalie makes yet another safe, edmonton outshooting dallas 16-for in the first period. Second-period now, it is wyatt johnson with a chance for the stars, he is denied by stuart skinner, gets his own rebound and puts it off the bar, this game remains tied. Still in the frame, stars continue to attack, johnston getting up alone in front, skinner coming up but the big sprawling safe, then the oilers on the rush, former start with a wraparound attempt, still tied at one through two. Third-period a shot doesn't get through, tries to centre the puck but dallas cannot put it in. Shortly after they do, a point shot takes deflection off mason marshman and past skinner, margins first playoff goal in eight games, the stars on top to co- one. Humans to go now, oilers with a net empty, a long distance shot finds the back of the net to make it 3-1 stars, edmonton with five shots in the third-period, dallas evening up the series at one game apiece, taking game to in the final. >> They are a good team and they defend well. They are doing a good job getting into passing lanes, shooting lanes, two good teams, like I said, they did well. >> Reporter: [ Inaudible ] >> That is good question, I don't know. I never like to lose, we had a big opportunity and didn't capitalize on it.

>>> The battle of the western conference final continued saturday night with the oilers in dallas for game to. The dallas stars did win the game 3-1 tying the series 1-1 and as both teams fight for a spot in the semite finals. Oilers fans are still keeping the good vibes going ahead of game three. >> I think it will be fine. >> We will be fine, I can feel it. >> Reporter: are you nervous for the next game? >> Yes. >> Reporter: you think the oilers can pull it off at home? >> Yes. >> Reporter: oilers fans flooded to downtown edmonton to support the oilers and reaching mass capacity for both the fan park and pitch. >> There are a lot of local businesses around us and restaurants that would love to support and are willing to accommodate fans. >> Reporter: it is been over two decades since the oilers and stars have faced off in postseason layoffs, this season one of the most memorable playoff matchups of the nineties and 2000's, the team squared off in the playoffs from 1997 to 2001 and again in 2003 with dallas winning five of six matchups. >> 100 percent they have a higher record, I think the team they have today stands alone in itself. >> We believed in them this far, it is only fair to continue to do so. >> Reporter: western conference final continues on monday in edmonton with the oilers hosting the stars. From edmonton, city news. >>> New data shines a light on the population growth in alberta. Statistics canada shows the population in the edmonton region growing by over 60,000 last year. The estimate representing a 4 percent growth, but the boom more pronounced in and around calgary, with a population growth of nearly 100,000 representing a 6 percent growth. It is estimated 2023 was the largest year on record for population growth in alberta. >>> On wednesday, the family of the 15-year-old boy who was killed here in northwest edmonton carved this cross into a tree. A message of condolences has since been added. His mother, witnessing his death and while not ready to speak on camera telling city news he was brave. She identified her son as saying in a statement that he was her first child and her best friend. Medical supplies left behind at the scene where paramedics tries to save him where he was attacked near 137th avenue and 184th street. He died on seen around 9:30 pm on tuesday. Edmonton police say they took a man into custody shortly after, the mother of the boy confirmed with city news the suspect was walking with them down the rows during the incident, saying they were known to each other. Police say 40-year-old keith james landry has since been charged with second-degree murder. St. Albert public school is putting out a statement confirming brogdon was a grade nine student at lauren atkins school, lowering flags in his honour and saying counsellors are at the school providing support to those who needed. Saying all children grief in different ways and some may take some time before they are ready to talk to someone about this. Our staff are trained to watch for signs that children might need extra support. His mom says she is worried about his friends and classmates and teammates saying for many will be their first loss, adding I want kids to be kind and take care of one another. Police say an autopsy for the 15-year-old boy is scheduled for friday in northwest edmonton, laura krause, city news.

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