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Wedgemount glacier nearly unrecognizable in historical comparison photos

Wedgemount glacier nearly unrecognizable in historical comparison photos

Unprecedented hot summer ‘absolutely’ impacted increasing ice loss, UBC glaciologist says
Wildlife specialists sound alarm on black bear encounters in Canmore

Wildlife specialists sound alarm on black bear encounters in Canmore

“There’s lots of kids that bike to school using the trail system and on the odd occasion they are bumping into bears. We need parents to remind them to keep their eyes open, make lots of noise and preferably bike in groups.”
Mountain goat kills attacking grizzly bear

Mountain goat kills attacking grizzly bear

“Grizzly bear predation of mountain goats is relatively common, and I guess the mountain goat was successful in this instance and turned the tables on the grizzly. These mountain goats are big animals and those horns are very sharp.”
Labour Day Weekend 2021

Labour Day Weekend 2021

The last long weekend of the summer
Banff Muay Thai fighter looks to stay undefeated in Canadian debut

Banff Muay Thai fighter looks to stay undefeated in Canadian debut

Banff's Maddie MacPherson takes on Saskatchewan’s Charlene Clarke this Saturday.
Grizzly bear chases cyclist in K-Country, prompts warning

Grizzly bear chases cyclist in K-Country, prompts warning

KANANASKIS – A grizzly bear that charged at a cyclist along the Smith Dorrien Highway near Buller Pond has prompted Alberta Parks to issue a warning for the area.
Up-and-coming Bow Valley athletes receive huge grant

Up-and-coming Bow Valley athletes receive huge grant

The next generation of local athletes received a much-needed financial boost.
Kees and Claire Hut open for bookings

Kees and Claire Hut open for bookings

The KC Hut in the Spearhead Traverse has re-opened for bookings after being closed for more than a year
Dancing on mountain tops

Dancing on mountain tops

Weekend vibes
Activist group formed out of Fairy Creek to track logging in Sea to Sky

Activist group formed out of Fairy Creek to track logging in Sea to Sky

Local chapter of Last Stand for Forests uses photography, drone footage to monitor harvesting