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NDP presses AEP to disclose if user fees are coming to provincial parks

NDP presses AEP to disclose if user fees are coming to provincial parks

“What we suspect is coming is potentially day-use fees that don’t exist in any of our provincial parks right now," said NDP Leader Rachel Notley
Federal government unveils "assault-style" firearm buy-back program plans

Federal government unveils "assault-style" firearm buy-back program plans

“At the end of the day, it’s not the gun itself it's the person whose hands it's in,” said Banff-Airdrie MP Blake Richards.
Kananaskis Country sees record visitors for 2020

Kananaskis Country sees record visitors for 2020

If anyone visiting Kananaskis Country in 2020 thought it was busier than normal, it wasn’t their imagination after the popular provincial park had a record 5.39 million visitors.
Canmore minor hockey excited to return under Alberta's youth sports approval

Canmore minor hockey excited to return under Alberta's youth sports approval

Children and youth are allowed to practice minor sports starting Monday (Feb. 8).
STARS responds for ice climber injured at Grotto Canyon

STARS responds for ice climber injured at Grotto Canyon

The female ice climber was transported to Foothills Medical Centre in stable, non-life-threatening condition.
2020: the year in pictures

2020: the year in pictures

A selection of photos published by the Rocky Mountain Outlook in 2020.
A look at the year in news for the MD of Bighorn, Stoney Nakoda and Kananaskis Country

A look at the year in news for the MD of Bighorn, Stoney Nakoda and Kananaskis Country

The past year was a busy year for residents of the Stoney Nakoda First Nation, the MD of Bighorn and Kananaskis Country.
ATV-assisted tours at Fortress part of company's economic diversification

ATV-assisted tours at Fortress part of company's economic diversification

The Fortress Larches and Fortress Ridgeline tours are Ranger-ATV-assisted tours designed to allow visitors easy access to the Alberta backcountry, which began operations at Fortress Mountain Resort in mid-August
Special avalanche warning issued for backcountry and front-country recreational users

Special avalanche warning issued for backcountry and front-country recreational users

“People must be aware that even though the weather has settled, dangerous avalanche conditions remain throughout much of western Canada. There is a serious potential for large, human-triggered avalanches at this time.”
UCP government backs away from delisting provincial parks

UCP government backs away from delisting provincial parks

“All sites will maintain their parks designations, regardless of whether they have confirmed an operational partnership,” according to the news release on Tuesday (Dec. 22).