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Snowfall warning for Banff, Kananaskis, Canmore ends

A snowfall warning for areas west of Calgary originally issued on Wednesday was lifted on Thursday

Environment Canada issued the snowfall warning for Banff National Park, Kananaskis and Canmore at around 4:30 a.m. 51 more words


Forested communities trying to protect against wildfires

CANMORE — Tucked in the Rockies, the mountain towns of Banff and Canmore are built in a long, narrow valley surrounded by forests of Lodgepole pine, Douglas fir and spruce trees along steep slopes. 1,075 more words

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Bald eagles flying around their dinner perch

Watching these two eagles for an hour back in March, I am convinced they are the pair who will occupy the large nest perched in these trees over a pond on a farm on the high prairie east of the Crowsnest Pass. 120 more words


Poker Peak II, 9 April 2016

Saying goodbye to the group after summiting Maverick Hill, I set off by myself towards Poker Peak which is located ~2.7km to the north.  This was my second trip to Poker Peak.   1,238 more words

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Child killed in car crash near Pincher Creek

An eight-year-old child is dead after a collision Sunday evening near Pincher Creek.

The child, four other occupants and a driver were in a four-door sedan travelling west on Highway 3A, about three kilometres east of Lundbreck, Alta., when the fatal crash happened. 74 more words

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The Butterfly Effect

Peeling paint and powdering plaster were the first indications something was amiss at the Blairmore Courthouse, a Provincial Historic Resource in the Crowsnest Pass. A leak in the cedar shingle roof, replaced just the previous year, was immediately suspected. 749 more words

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Flying low over the Prairies

The Bald eagles in the Livingstone area have held my attention for more than a full day and I’m looking forward to getting back there soon.   52 more words