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Multiple injuries, possible fatalities reported after bus rolls over at Columbia Icefield Adventure

Multiple injuries, possible fatalities reported after bus rolls over at Columbia Icefield Adventure

RCMP report the bus rolled over around 1 p.m. Saturday (July 18) and multiple agencies are on scene near the Columbia Icefield
Lake Louise opens playground for adventurous children

Lake Louise opens playground for adventurous children

“It took a long time to design what’s there right now because we wanted to make sure it’s not something cookie-cutter; these are not city kids. They’re downhill skiing by the time they can walk and they’re mountain biking, so it needed to have a certain level of challenge and risk to it."
Roam Transit making face coverings mandatory for Bow Valley bus routes

Roam Transit making face coverings mandatory for Bow Valley bus routes

Beginning next Monday (July 13), passengers travelling on Roam Transit buses in the Bow Valley will be required to wear a face covering, with some exceptions. Roam is the first public transit provider in Alberta to make face coverings mandatory as an additional safety measure to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
CPAWS calling for visitor use management strategy for Banff National Park

CPAWS calling for visitor use management strategy for Banff National Park

“Banff is the most visited Canadian national park. Banff should be a leader in this,” said Sarah Elmeligi, an independent consultant with Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society . “Visitation continues to grow and if we’re not proactive in adjusting it, we’re just going to end up being a dog chasing it tail.”
Rocky Mountain Outlook wins multiple newspaper awards

Rocky Mountain Outlook wins multiple newspaper awards

The Rocky Mountain Outlook has won a number of newspaper awards of excellence for its coverage of news, arts and sports in the valley last year
Americans facing more than $8k in fines after RCMP catch them hiking in Banff National Park

Americans facing more than $8k in fines after RCMP catch them hiking in Banff National Park

With provincial and national parks reopened and Alberta recently starting phase two of its economic relaunch strategy, officials want to remind residents and visitors there are still several public health guidelines in place
Grow valley – how to build your own garden in the mountains

Grow valley – how to build your own garden in the mountains

"Lots of people say they don't have a green thumb, but it is all learned and it is all an outdoor classroom."
Parks Canada investigates visitors feeding black bears

Parks Canada investigates visitors feeding black bears

“I say anybody feeding a wild animal, or getting too close to a bear, is putting their own fingerprints on the barrel of a gun that will be used to murder a bear.”
No charges to date for Americans in the Bow Valley

No charges to date for Americans in the Bow Valley

"We are still gathering information. I really don't know if we have a widespread issue, or if these are some isolated events that are getting widespread attention."
Bow Valley Food Alliance hires temporary coordinator, focuses on emergency needs

Bow Valley Food Alliance hires temporary coordinator, focuses on emergency needs

The Bow Valley Food Alliance hired a temporary coordinator, thanks to a grant from the Bow Valley Emergency Grant Funding, to help with immediate food distribution while also sharing education and growing its network