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New route in the works to formalize popular Razor's Edge mountain bike trail east of Canmore

New route in the works to formalize popular Razor's Edge mountain bike trail east of Canmore

"Because of having to phase out a part of an existing trail and existing behaviour of how people have been using the trail, we are really hopeful what we are building is going to create a better experience and the trade off will be a win."
Dirt biker airlifted from backcountry after K-Country crash

Dirt biker airlifted from backcountry after K-Country crash

A woman in her 40s was transported to hospital after a dirt bike crash in Kananaskis on Thursday (Aug. 22).
Loss of oxygen likely caused fatal airplane crash in Kananaskis

Loss of oxygen likely caused fatal airplane crash in Kananaskis

The right engine of the twin-engine aircraft began operating at a significantly lower power setting than the left engine prior to the crash, according to the Transportation Safety Board of Canada.
Kananaskis water could be headed to bottling facility in Calgary

Kananaskis water could be headed to bottling facility in Calgary

According to a public notice, Fortress Mountain Holdings Ltd. recently filed an application to amend its provincial water licence to allow nine or more trucks per day to haul a maximum of 50,000 cubic metres of water a year from its current allotment
Backcountry camper with hypothermia rescued by Kananskis Public Safety

Backcountry camper with hypothermia rescued by Kananskis Public Safety

KANANASKIS – A group of ten backcountry campers in Kananaskis Country had to be rescued Thursday (July 4) after an adolescent male began to experience medical distress as the result of hypothermia.
Province to extend commercial leases on public land

Province to extend commercial leases on public land

KANANASKIS – Businesses operating on provincial land will soon be able to extend their commercial leases for up to 60 years so they can secure long-term financing and attract investment, according to the provincial government.
Avalanche ‘completely buried’ person

Avalanche ‘completely buried’ person

KANANASKIS – One person was completely buried below the snowline in an avalanche “likely triggered by afternoon heat” on Saturday (May 11).

Hikers rescued after cold night on Heart Mountain

CANMORE ­– Four men are lucky to be alive after spending a frigid night on Heart Mountain during a major snowstorm Saturday (May 4).
‘This investigation is not over’

‘This investigation is not over’

KANANASKIS – Jasmine Lovett would have celebrated her 26th birthday last week. That was before Calgary Police and investigators found Lovett and her 22-month-old daughter, Aliyah Sanderson, dead in Kananaskis Country at approximately 4 a.m. on May 6.
Double homicide case extends to east Kananaskis

Double homicide case extends to east Kananaskis

KANANASKIS – The suspected double homicide case that started in Calgary has now potentially extended to the eastern portion Kananaskis Country.