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Ice Castles makes for masterly winter memories

Ice Castles makes for masterly winter memories

A playground frozen in time
Traffic chaos forces road closure to Lake Minnewanka on New Year's Day

Traffic chaos forces road closure to Lake Minnewanka on New Year's Day

“Unfortunately, the high volume of traffic created an unsafe environment where a number of vehicles were parked illegally or blocking a lane."
UPDATE: Face-to-face with rural crime

UPDATE: Face-to-face with rural crime

Suspect points shotgun at homeowner Dec. 30 near Half Moon Lake
Special avalanche warning extended for Kananaskis Country

Special avalanche warning extended for Kananaskis Country

“It seems to be settling down in a number of regions that were originally identified, but it remains very active in the Purcells and Kananaskis Country. We are urging backcountry users in these areas to choose simple terrain or avoid avalanche terrain completely.”
Farmers speak out against UCP farm rules

Farmers speak out against UCP farm rules

One St. Albert-area family is speaking out against the repeal of the NDP’s farm safety bill
Road closures for avalanche work after heavy snowfall hits Bow Valley

Road closures for avalanche work after heavy snowfall hits Bow Valley

4 in 5 Canadians prefer 'Christmas' over 'Holiday Season'

4 in 5 Canadians prefer 'Christmas' over 'Holiday Season'

RCMP Explosive Disposal Unit detonates 1980s dynamite stick unearthed near Banff Springs Hotel

RCMP Explosive Disposal Unit detonates 1980s dynamite stick unearthed near Banff Springs Hotel

Prairie Pride Construction owner Murray Hunter said workers figured out what they uncovered could potentially be dangerous pretty quickly, as the device had "explosive" written on its side
Excavation work near Banff Springs Hotel uncovers explosive device

Excavation work near Banff Springs Hotel uncovers explosive device

Banff RCMP say no indication of "malicious intent" – bomb disposal unit from Edmonton expected to arrive on scene around 10 p.m.
Banff council slams brakes on congestion charge

Banff council slams brakes on congestion charge