Bill Stadel

Bill Stadel is a writer/editor at CBC Edmonton.

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Quirky work: Terrariums a growth business for couple with passion for plants

Eric Gibson and Sara Gies are passionate about plants.

Quirky work: U of A props master makes her cake and caulks it too

Everything Jane Kline does is fake, so fake it's hard not believe it's real. And for Kline, that's a job well done.

Quirky work: Glass blowing still an essential craft at University of Alberta

Whether they need a batch of test tubes or an elaborate custom-made distillation apparatus, University of Alberta scientists need look no further than the basement of the Gunning/Lemieux Chemistry Centre.

ASIRT clears officer who killed armed suspect during traffic stop

An Edmonton police officer who killed an armed man who shot his partner during a traffic stop was cleared Monday by an investigating agency.

Judge to announce decision on Travis Vader mistrial application Oct. 31

Court of Queen's Bench Justice Denny Thomas says during a hearing in Edmonton that he will rule on a mistrial application from lawyers for convicted murderer Travis Vader on Oct. 31.

Edmonton police chief welcomes review of leadership

Chief Rod Knecht says he would welcome an independent review of his leadership after 80 per cent of Edmonton police officers who responded to a union survey agreed they work in "a toxic culture of blame and fear."

Edmonton police officers cleared in beating of drug suspect

Two Edmonton police officers accused of using excessive force during a drug bust six years ago have been cleared following a disciplinary hearing.

Edmonton veterinarian charged with punching, kicking dogs

An Edmonton veterinarian is facing animal abuse charges in relation to a series of incidents involving dogs over a nine-month period.

High winds push Fort McMurray wildfire toward Suncor and Syncrude plants

The "beast" wildfire burning out of control around Fort McMurray will be pushed east today, spurred by high winds, and is expected to encroach on major oilsands facilities owned by Suncor and Syncrude, officials say.

Newly built, but unsold homes at all-time high in Edmonton

The number of newly built but unsold homes in Edmonton has reached an all-time high.