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Rising river affects Highway 2 and infrastructure in northern Alberta community, triggers flood warning

Officials with Big Lakes County in northern Alberta said Wednesday afternoon that preparations were being made to have a reception centre, if needed, as rising water on the Driftpile River prompted a flood warning. 350 more words


On Reflection

Went for another walk along the Melville Water Riverpark Trail in the Perth suburb of Applecross last week. Caught the Swan River in a rather reflective mood.


Welcome to Perth

This is a quick hello and introduction from our newest housesit here in Perth, Western Australia. During our previous trip to Australia we never made it to Perth or any of WA. 579 more words


"Swan River": A Fairy Tale without Focus

By Sarah Haley

One doesn’t often consider Ottawa as the backdrop for a fairy tale, yet Skeleton Key’s Swan River attempts to do just that. With its enchanting set design and natural backdrop, Swan River sets the stage for a tale that is both familiar and unfamiliar. 966 more words

Ottawa Theatre

Down by the Riverside 3

Plenty of Black Swans on the Swan River in the Perth suburb of Applecross.


Down by the Riverside 2

We noticed this historical plaque along the Melville Water Riverpark Trail, at Coffee Point near the South of Perth Yacht Club in Applecross. It records the fact that a boat slip was built there in 1897 and two paddle steamers were assembled and launched to act as ferries. 10 more words


Down by the Riverside 1

Last week we walked along part of the Melville Water Riverpark Trail, which runs 16km from Canning Bridge (above) westwards to the Fremantle traffic bridge. 17 more words