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Two bison bulls bolt from Banff park project

Two bison bulls bolt from Banff park project

PANTHER VALLEY – After just one week as truly wild animals, two bison bulls in Banff National Park’s reintroduction herd have headed for the hills. Parks Canada confirmed Tuesday (Aug.
Small fire on Mount Rundle smoking since Saturday

Small fire on Mount Rundle smoking since Saturday

BANFF – A lighting strike that hit Mount Rundle in Banff National Park on Saturday evening (Aug. 11) and started a wildfire is continuing to smoke, despite efforts to put it out.
Wardle wildfire being held, not expected to grow

Wardle wildfire being held, not expected to grow

VERMILION CROSSING – The Wardle wildfire burning in Kootenay National Park is being held and not expected to spread, according to an update from Parks Canada on Aug. 20.
'They were like family' victims of Jasper crash worked in Banff

'They were like family' victims of Jasper crash worked in Banff

BANFF - Four of the six people who died in a fiery car crash near Jasper earlier this week worked in Banff. Anand Panwar, Pavan Kathiat, Gelek Wangmo and Ganesh Anala were identified on a Gofundme campaign created to support their families.
Bison bull bolts from Banff

Bison bull bolts from Banff

PANTHER VALLEY – After only a week as a truly wild animal, one bison bull in Banff National Park's reintroduction herd has already bolted. Parks Canada confirmed Thursday morning (Aug.
RCMP looking for missing miner’s lamp

RCMP looking for missing miner’s lamp

BANFF – Banff RCMP are hoping members of the public can help them locate a missing miner’s lamp from a local interpretive experience in the national park.
Bison roaming wild in Banff

Bison roaming wild in Banff

BANFF – Wild plains bison are again roaming free on the landscape in the province of Alberta. A herd of about 30 bison in the Panther Valley of Banff National Park were officially released on July 29 by Parks Canada staff.
Wardle wildfire expected to remain active

Wardle wildfire expected to remain active

VERMILION VALLEY – A wildfire burning in Kootenay National Park has reached 1,420 hectares in size as of Wednesday (Aug. 8) afternoon and is expected to remain active for the remainder of the week.
Wardle wildfire operations result in 24-hour highway closure

Wardle wildfire operations result in 24-hour highway closure

VERMILION CROSSING – Parks Canada has shut Highway 93 South for an estimated 24-hours on Tuesday (Aug. 7) at 11:30 a.m. to continue fighting the Wardle wildfire in Kootenay National Park.
Highway 93 reopens to traffic

Highway 93 reopens to traffic

VERMILION CROSSING – After being shut completely to vehicle traffic due to wildfire for several days, Highway 93 South in B.C. through Kootenay National Park reopened as of Sunday afternoon (Aug. 5).