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A walk in the Park, Volume 232

WARDEN TRACKS... Today's song is not a rock song, but its rock connections run deep.  This band's drummer is the guy who produced two of the biggest rock albums of the 90s / of all time: "NEVERMIND" by Nirvana, and "SIAMESE DREAM" by Smashing Pumpkins.  His name is Butch Vig, he's often recognized as one of the best record producers ever, and his band, with the sultry-voiced Shirley Manson, is called GARBAGE.  The track is "BREAKING UP THE GIRL."  Warning: if you "only listen to rock," then you'll probably hate this tune, but if you want some beats, a sexy voice, and slick, bad-ass production, then you'll dig it!  Buy GARBAGE's music via Amazon here.

TEAM CANADA & SOCHI 2014 OFFICIAL SITES... Get all you need to know from the official TEAM CANADA site, the official OLYMPIC GAMES site, and... GO CANADA GO!

WINTER OLYMPICS IN NEW YORK CITY... For a super-cool, scale-version look at how some events would look in Manhattan, click here.

BUILD IT & THEY'LL STAY AWAY... Russian president, Vladimir Putin had a vision, but I think he must've been wasted.  See what I'm talking about here!taxi

Topic Of The Day: HAVE YOU EVER REFUSED TO PAY A CAB FARE?  Call 780-451-8666, or click our Twitter, Facebook & Text (SMS) links at the top of this page.  But first read about a woman who was arrested after she refused to pay the bill for her ride from New York to Boston!  The fare was $980 U-S, click here.

WINNING WEEKENDS WITH WARDEN... Keep it on the Bear all-day today for your chance to win "Beat The Box Office" tickets for the Bear's presentation of 90s superstar hitmakers, COLLECTIVE SOUL!  They're back in town on April 10 at The Ranch, get all the Bear's concert info here!

SNOW MUCH WINTER FUN... Get all your Rocky Mountain riding info instantly with these links for Jasper's MARMOT BASIN, Banff's Sunshine Village & the rest of Western Canada.

EPIC TUESDAYS AT EDEN... Hey ladies, I have $600 cash to give away every Tuesday night at Eden Exotic EntertainmentRockstar Energy presents the Wet T-shirt Contest, and last week's grand prize winner was TAYLOR!  Join me Tuesday night, I'll buy you a drink & we'll have some laughs.  Click here for this week's entertainers, upcoming events, & more.Oilers forever

EDMONTON OILERS... Post-Olympic NHL action resumes for the mighty Oil on the 27th of February, when the Minnesota Wild visit E-town.  Faceoff from Rexall Place is at 7:35pm Mountain time, watch it on Sportsnet West.

EDMONTON OIL KINGS... Now have 40 wins on the season, after their 5-1 stomping of the Vancouver Giants on the Pacific coast last night!  Their current winning streak is 11 games as they prepare for Wednesday's visit from the Prince Albert Raiders.  Faceoff from Rexall Place is at 7:35pm Mountain time, catch every game live on our brother station, TSN 1260.

EDMONTON RUSH... Are now an unprecedented 6-0 after last night's 8-6 road win over the Philadelphia Wings!  Next Saturday the Rush is in Minnesota to face the Storm!  Faceoff from the Twin Cities is at 5:05pm Mountain time.

From Yesterday... SOCHI 2014 FACTS & FIGURES: here, here, here, or here.

FUN, FESTIVALS, ETC... Monster Jam (February 8 & 9).

Comments?  Suggestions?  Contact me by FacebookTwitter, or email.  Thank you for wheelin' over to my blog, I'm back on the air again next Saturday from 10am - 6pm Mountain time.  Have an incredible week, and check out the official Park Warden website!

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