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Alberta COVID-19 health measures extended to at least Jan. 21

Alberta COVID-19 health measures extended to at least Jan. 21

As of Wednesday (Jan. 6), there have been 1,002 confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in the Bow Valley since the pandemic began. Alberta Premier Jason Kenney has also announced the province's current public health measures will remain in place until at least Jan. 21; however, students will return to in-class learning Monday (Jan. 11).
Experienced Canmore skier slides halfway down Cobra couloir

Experienced Canmore skier slides halfway down Cobra couloir

"A group of three were descending the technical couloir, when a member of the group fell, sliding halfway down the couloir and sustaining injuries to their knee and shoulder."
Ice Magic festival in Lake Louise cancelled due to COVID-19

Ice Magic festival in Lake Louise cancelled due to COVID-19

Banff and Lake Louise Tourism has scaled back SnowDays Jan. 20-31 based on advice from health officials to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
RCMP continue to investigate fatal rollover at Columbia Icefields

RCMP continue to investigate fatal rollover at Columbia Icefields

While the RCMP collision analyst has completed a detailed inspection report, Alberta RCMP will wait until spring 2021 to provide an update to the public on the investigation.
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.”
Reservations required for Lake Louise ski resort

Reservations required for Lake Louise ski resort

“We’re seeing an increased demand from people in November and early December, and we felt if it was going to to continue to rise, we wanted to provide a COVID-setting experience at the resort following all the protocols.”
Lake Louise ski hill turning out reservation system Dec. 22

Lake Louise ski hill turning out reservation system Dec. 22

“While we don’t expect to reach capacity most days, there are days we will be close."
Volunteer group ready to lend a hand to those in isolation

Volunteer group ready to lend a hand to those in isolation

When COVID-19 cases in Bow Valley spiked at the beginning of December, a grassroots volunteer effort – Three Communities: One Valley – began to help those in quarantine or isolation by picking up and delivering things like mail, groceries and medications.
Staff recovering after COVID outbreak at Lake Louise Ski Resort

Staff recovering after COVID outbreak at Lake Louise Ski Resort

Lake Louise Ski Resort is completing company-wide proactive testing after an outbreak of COVID-19 at its staff accommodation
Lake Louise RCMP will fine people violating COVID-19 health orders

Lake Louise RCMP will fine people violating COVID-19 health orders

“There has been some indication that some local people have not been abiding by the health regulations, which puts the entirety of Lake Louise at risk for their health, safety, employment and way of life," wrote Lake Louise RCMP Sgt Gerald Walker in a letter to the community.