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The scene of a skydiving accident at the Beiseker Airport on Aug. 11, 2012. One male was transported to Foothills hospital by Stars Air Ambulance. (BRENDAN MILLER/Special to the Calgary Sun/QMI Agency)

Skydiver falls 4,000 feet

Plummeting 4,000 feet after an apparent parachute malfunction left one man in hospital in critical condition Saturday evening.

Chew on some strange Stampede food

Taking two Stampede-goers on a tour through the weird and wild foods on the grounds broke my wallet before it broke their stomachs.

Fireworks go off over the Calgary Stampede Marching Band at the start of the annual Stampede rodeo parade during the 100th anniversary of the Calgary Stampede in Calgary, Alberta, July 6, 2012. (Reuters/TODD KOROL)

Parade kicks off 100th Calgary Stampede

With the roar of jets overhead, followed by bursts of fireworks exploding over downtown Calgary, the Stampede kicked off its centennial celebration with its traditional parade Friday morning.

Vicky Shachtay and her daughter, Destiny. (Facebook)

Arrest in mail bomb murder

Mounties have laid a first-degree murder charge against the man they believe mailed a bomb that killed a 23-year-old paraplegic single mother here last November.

Mohamed Saleh (L) from City Of Calgary Waterworks division goes to grab a hold of a baby duck that constable Dan Lepore (M) managed to catch in a drain underneath Blackfoot Trail near Ogden Road SE. City police officers along with Saleh managed to rescue 9 ducklings from the drain and return them to their mother on March 21,2012. Constable Tanya Simister (R) stands by with a bag full of ducklings. STUART DRYDEN/CALGARY SUN/QMI AGENCY

Ducklings saved from sewer

Emergency responders helped out nine trapped babies and a frantic mother late Monday morning.

British alternative rock band, Coldplay consisting of lead vocalist Chris Martin, lead guitarist Jonny Buckland bassists, Guy Berryman and drummer, Will Champion play to a sold out crowd at the Scotiabank Saddledome. Wednesday April 18 2012. (Photo by DARREN MAKOWICHUK/Calgary Sun)

Violence at Coldplay concert

Two men had their throats cut Wednesday night as what was supposed to be a good time at a Coldplay concert turned violent.