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Bighorn declares local state of emergency for out of control wildfire

Bighorn declares local state of emergency for out of control wildfire

"We declared a state of local emergency because the fire is significant enough. We are preparing for the worst.”
Canmore construction company ordered to clean up sludge found in Bighorn

Canmore construction company ordered to clean up sludge found in Bighorn

Alberta Environment and Parks conducted a site survey in 2015, finding four potential contaminated areas on a site leased by Bremner Engineering and Construction Ltd. in the MD of Bighorn
Devil's Head wildfire status changed to 'being held'

Devil's Head wildfire status changed to 'being held'

Alberta Wildfire crews has 14 firefighters and five helicopters battling the blaze, which was started by an abandoned campfire on the Labour Day long weekend
Reserves expected to get CRPS through 2020-21 school year

Reserves expected to get CRPS through 2020-21 school year

"Based on this snapshot in time right now, this is looking at essentially wiping out our reserves by the end of the year," said Canadian Rockies Public School trustee Luke Sunderland
Stoney Nakoda restores traditional name to peak with racist nickname

Stoney Nakoda restores traditional name to peak with racist nickname

Anû Kathâ Îpa, translated in English is Bald Eagle Peak
Ghost society raises concerns about random camping, target shooting

Ghost society raises concerns about random camping, target shooting

“Our public lands are a rich natural landscape that attract people who enjoy the diverse outdoor opportunities that they have to offer. We are on the doorstep of ‘loving it to death’ through overuse of areas that simply do not have the infrastructure or rules in place to prevent serious and escalating damage."
Bighorn seeks emergency evacuation procedure

Bighorn seeks emergency evacuation procedure

"Fire in the wrong place, on the wrong day, is going to be very seriously complicated."
The Crossing at Ghost River approved for overnight guests

The Crossing at Ghost River approved for overnight guests

The Crossing at Ghost River can now accommodate overnight guests in 15 designated rooms
RCMP investigating fatal collision along 1A Highway

RCMP investigating fatal collision along 1A Highway

The head-on collision between a car and cube van resulted in the highway being closed to traffic for several hours
Exshaw Creek interim flood report expected later this month

Exshaw Creek interim flood report expected later this month

MD of Bighorn council is hopeful to find out more about the east Exshaw groundwater flood earlier this year, as an interim report from the hydrogeologist is expected at the October council meeting