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UPDATE: Cougar that attacked dog in Kananaskis Country being left alone

UPDATE: Cougar that attacked dog in Kananaskis Country being left alone

"It’s not a terribly unusual reaction from a cougar to see an animal of that size as  a prey species … it’s obviously concerning that it happened so close to people," said Alberta Parks conservation officer Nick Dykshoorn.
Cougar attacks dog in Kananaskis Country

Cougar attacks dog in Kananaskis Country

“Although an advisory is in place for this area, cougars can be encountered anywhere in the Kananaskis Region and at any time."
Tourism Canmore Kananaskis to launch one-year market initiative to help COVID-19 impacted businesses

Tourism Canmore Kananaskis to launch one-year market initiative to help COVID-19 impacted businesses

A one-year marketing program is being offered by Tourism Canmore Kananaskis to help businesses hard-hit by the pandemic.
Fatal single-vehicle collision on Highway 1 near Morley

Fatal single-vehicle collision on Highway 1 near Morley

A man was killed in a single-vehicle collision on Highway 1 Friday morning after his vehicle rolled over and entered the nearby field, Cochrane RCMP said.
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.