June 2006 Archive

Posted by ryanjackson on Jun 30, 2006 in Uncategorized

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June 30, 2006

Judy Stanley wife of deceased school bus driver Robert
Stanley weeps as she speaks to reporters outside the Law Courts building
Thursday afternoon with with Robert Stanley’s son Wayne Stanley, right,
resting his arm on her shoulder. One of the youths accused in the man’s
death had a sentence hearing. Robert Stanley had died after a rock was
thrown off of a pedestrian footbridge over the Whitemud and onto his
school bus. Ryan Jackson / Edmonton Sun

June 25, 2006

Mike Abraham playing William Wallace performs with his group The
Knights of the Northern Realm at the Edmonton Scottish Society
35th annual Highland Gathering at Grant MacEwan Park Sunday.
The Rocky Mountain Pipe Band from Calgary practices before
competition at the Edmonton Scottish Society 35th annual
Highland Gathering at Grant MacEwan Park Sunday.

June 24, 2006

Newly married Tannas and Richard McLaughlin wave for their
bridal party to board a M-113 armoured personnel carrier at CFB
Edmonton Saturday. McLaughlin was allowed to use the tanks in
honour of his 18 years of service.

June 23, 2006

Spectators cover their ears as Bruce Liton races his
Nitro drag car against Mitch King at the Rocky Mountain Nationals at the
Castrol Raceway. Liton won the race with a 4.76 second quarter mile time
going 304.94 miles per hour when he crossed the finish line.

Doug Foley shoots flames from his nitro dragster as he takes off
in a race against Clay Millican at the Rocky Mountain Nationals
at the Castrol Raceway. Millican went on to win the race with a
time of 4.63 seconds for a quarter mile. Foley had a time of
4.84 seconds.
Neil Smith races his JCB tractor with a 1,300 horsepower big
block Chevy engine in it. He crossed the 1/4 mile mark over 79
miles per hour at the Rocky Mountain Nationals at Castrol
Raceway. This was the tractor’s first time drag racing.

June 19, 2006

I got to go up in a Blimp today!
Ryan Jackson / The Edmonton Sun

June 18, 2006

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fighting championship that I shot last night.

June 14th, 2006

Cathy Roy, Curatorial Assistant in Western Canadian
History at the Royal Alberta Museum, poses for a photo beside poster
enlargements of old Eaton’s catalogues at a Mail Order Catalogue Exhibit
on at the museum.

June 13th, 2006

Nicole Hilton, 14, far right, from Vimy Ridge Academy
laughs after making a short drive at Wedge Wood Super Range on 76 Ave.
Tuesday. Hilton, with her classmates spent the afternoon hitting balls
as a part of their dance class.

A speed limit sign and a tree are bent onto the ground
after a car crash involving two cars racing Monday night.

Russell Scriba had a near death experience Tuesday when
a large metal winch used for tightening tie-down straps on a flat bed
semi truck fell off of a truck and hit his windshield while he was
driving south on HWY-2 near Nisku. He was a minute away from his work
and was still able to make it with no injuries.

June 12, 2006

One year old Oscar Lukie tries to get in a street hockey
game at a noon-hour tail gate party held in Churchhill Square Monday

June 11, 2006.

Rhiannon Howell-Matwichuk, 12, with the Koperoush School
of Ukrainian Dance performs in Mill Woods Town Centre Mall Sunday as
part of a Celebrate Diversity Performance.

June 10th, 2006

Linzy Randon, 19, has started her own design company
Arielle Designs. She has been selling her hand made hats and bags at a
clothing store on Whyte Ave.

June 9th, 2006

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Tim Cusack does his best Don Cherry impersonation beside
a cardboard cutout of Ron MacLean at the CBC Stage in City Centre Mall
Friday. Cusack won the first place prize of two tickets to see the
Stanley Cup.

June 5th, 2006

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two weeks***

Sixteen year old high school student Thomasz Machul has
been drafted to play with the 1816 Munich Soccer Club in Germany.
Edmonton Sun Photo by Ryan Jackson Special to the Sun

June 4th, 2006

Multitalented Yannick Lacroix, 30, from Quebec plays
three recorders at the same time while busking on Whyte Ave. Sunday.
Edmonton Sun Photo by Ryan Jackson

Natasha Ward, 33, is a competitive athlete turned fire
fighter. She trains by running up and down stairs in parks carrying a 55
pound bag of sand. Edmonton Sun Photo by Ryan Jackson

June 3rd, 2006

Harley Lawrence, 35, tries out his new kite he bought on E-bay in
Broadmoor Lake Park in Sherwood Park Saturday. Edmonton Sun Photo by
Ryan Jackson

June 2nd, 2006

*** I’m sorry if this picture offends anyone out but
it’s reality***

One of 69 year-old Donna McPherson dogs eats what
appears to be a decomposing dog covered in flies at her place just south
of Buck Lake which has been deemed a “Puppy Mill”. The ASPCA
counted over fifty dogs and removed six with various eye and head
injuries. Edmonton Sun Photo by Ryan Jackson

June 1st, 2006

Dave Belanger, 21, catches a frisby thrown by his father
Dave in Hawrelak park Thursday June 1, 2006. Edmonton Sun Photo by Ryan


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