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UPDATED: Backcountry skier dies in friend's arms in Kananaskis Country

UPDATED: Backcountry skier dies in friend's arms in Kananaskis Country

“He passed in my arms ... his helmet was in his backpack."
Backcountry skier killed near Robertson Glacier in K-Country

Backcountry skier killed near Robertson Glacier in K-Country

“He pitched forward into a rocky area, suffering severe trauma,” according to a KPS Facebook post, which noted the man was not wearing a helmet. “This was not an avalanche incident.”
Alberta Parks dealing with 'unacceptable and disrespectful' graffiti

Alberta Parks dealing with 'unacceptable and disrespectful' graffiti

“It’s people scratching in or etching, or painting or drawing in their names or initials, and it might have a date and a symbol, for example a heart."
Female grizzly defending cub attacks hiker in Kananaskis Country

Female grizzly defending cub attacks hiker in Kananaskis Country

“The mother bear swatted him and knocked him down. He put his arm up, and it grabbed him by the elbow, bit him. He played dead, the bear dropped him and ran off, and he laid there for 10 minutes.”
Paid parking proposed in Kananaskis to continue cross-country ski grooming

Paid parking proposed in Kananaskis to continue cross-country ski grooming

A paid parking pass program is being proposed to Alberta Parks that would enable cross-country ski trails to continue staying groomed in Kananaskis Country for the 2020-21 season after it was cut from the provincial budget earlier this year
Province plans to move ahead with de-listing parks

Province plans to move ahead with de-listing parks

“The big concern is when you remove a park from the Parks system, it is no longer protected."
Black Rock Mountain wildfire 'being held' by firefighting crews

Black Rock Mountain wildfire 'being held' by firefighting crews

With cooler weather and precipitation since Sunday evening (Sept. 6), the Black Rock Mountain wildfire is now considered "being held" by Alberta Wildfire
Out-of-control Black Rock Mountain wildfire grows to 346 hectares

Out-of-control Black Rock Mountain wildfire grows to 346 hectares

Information from Alberta Wildfire estimated the size of the Black Rock Mountain wildfire at 120 hectares as of Saturday evening (Sept. 5) and 346 hectares on Sunday morning (Sept. 6)
Warning issued for bold wolves at K-Country campsite

Warning issued for bold wolves at K-Country campsite

Bold wolves roaming a Kananaskis Country campsite have prompted a warning from authorities
Kananaskis RCMP looking for witnesses to fatal motorcycle collision

Kananaskis RCMP looking for witnesses to fatal motorcycle collision

A 70-year-old man from Calgary was killed in a motorcycle collision near Lower Kananaskis Lake Friday afternoon (Sept. 4)