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Alberta Parks to manage parking at popular Kananaskis day use areas beginning Aug. 1

Alberta Parks to manage parking at popular Kananaskis day use areas beginning Aug. 1

Beginning Saturday (Aug. 1), Alberta Parks will manage traffic and parking at four popular Kananaskis day use areas – including Grassi Lakes and Yamnuska – after high visitor volumes resulted in vehicles parking along highways and impeding access by first responders
Canmore cyclist honours friend's recovery with Shim's Ride

Canmore cyclist honours friend's recovery with Shim's Ride

“It was the biggest day in the saddle I’ve experienced. It was a day that was all about honouring Shim,” said Canmore resident Dylan Dalgas. “Considering what Shim is going through, I knew I could push myself because that’s what he would do.”
Town of Canmore dealing with increased visitation at Quarry Lake

Town of Canmore dealing with increased visitation at Quarry Lake

“I’ve lived here a long time and anecdotally it seems busier at Quarry Lake than it has ever been,” said Greg Burt, the Town of Canmore’s manager of enforcement services. “If the parking lot is full, that means Quarry Lake is at capacity.”
Bumper berry crop draws bears to valley bottoms in Bow Valley, K-Country

Bumper berry crop draws bears to valley bottoms in Bow Valley, K-Country

A bluff bear charge has forced closure of a paved bike trail in K-Country. Several other warnings and closures are in place as bears feast on a near-bumper buffaloberry crop.
Canmore Lions Club celebrates 50 years of building community

Canmore Lions Club celebrates 50 years of building community

"We are a small but mighty group that has a large impact."
Salmonella cases in Western and Central Canada linked to U.S.-grown red onions

Salmonella cases in Western and Central Canada linked to U.S.-grown red onions

Canadian-grown red onions are not affected by the advisory
Five more COVID-19 deaths at Edmonton care home, 113 new cases in province

Five more COVID-19 deaths at Edmonton care home, 113 new cases in province

Alberta has 1,408 active COVID-19 cases. Of those, 91 are in hospital and 18 are in intensive care.
Stricter rules introduced for Americans travelling through Canada to Alaska

Stricter rules introduced for Americans travelling through Canada to Alaska

Beginning Friday (Aug. 1), U.S. travellers heading to Alaska through Canada will be required to hang a tag in their rear view mirror and are to avoid visiting national parks and tourism activities under new rules put from the Canada Border Services Agency
Teen in critical condition after glissading accident in K-Country

Teen in critical condition after glissading accident in K-Country

K-Country rescuers preparing for busy August long weekend; advise outdoor enthusiasts to be prepared and play safe
Alberta Parks to conduct construction survey at popular trailheads

Alberta Parks to conduct construction survey at popular trailheads

Parking lots and trailheads at one of the Bow Valley’s most popular areas will be closed between Aug. 10-11. The work is part of plans in 2021-22 to pave the parking lots, add washrooms and increase signage.