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Controversial logging project near Crowsnest goes ahead

A controversial plan to log near Star Creek in southwestern Alberta is taking a major step forward, prompting residents to raise concerns about both the stream — home to the threatened westslope cutthroat — and the landscape around it. 507 more words

Local News

Ghost town trek: Lille, Alberta.

The spookiest part of hiking into Lille isn’t the fact that your destination is a ghost town…it’s that the trailhead keeps shifting around in a sinister manipulation of time and space.  742 more words


Being Pleased By Small Things

“Little things please small minds.” That line, spoken in the weary tone of someone forced to deal with annoying and inferior beings, was one of the ways my high school algebra teacher reacted to adolescent acting-up. 548 more words

Living Consciously

Episode 4: Getting set up

Ted and Heather’s ranch house is nestled in a remote part of Southern Alberta on the Oldman River. Whilst it is quiet and tranquil, this is a busy time of year for many ranchers in the area with the occasional cattle truck creating clouds of dust along the gravel road at the bottom of the drive. 677 more words

October 14

Windswept, The Burmis Tree


Purportedly the most photographed tree in Alberta. This shot was taken in the late 1980’s is a side view of the famous  tree. It shows the directionality of the branches, forced to point east by the strong westerly winds. 20 more words