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Parks Canada introduces bus reservation system for Lake Louise, Moraine Lake

Parks Canada introduces bus reservation system for Lake Louise, Moraine Lake

“After a decade spent madly promoting ever increasing park visitation without regard to the social and ecological consequences, everyone is looking for a visitor gridlock solution,” said Reg Bunyan of Bow Valley Naturalists
Bow Valley sled dogs, mountain guides real stars of Disney's Togo

Bow Valley sled dogs, mountain guides real stars of Disney's Togo

Just as it took dozens of dogs to accomplish the real journey in 1925, it took 66 of the Bow Valley’s Snowy Owl Sled Dog tour company’s dog pack to complete this film.
UPDATE: Airdrie RCMP seek public assistance in locating missing woman

UPDATE: Airdrie RCMP seek public assistance in locating missing woman

Airdrie RCMP are seeking the public's assistance in locating a missing 15-year-old woman from Airdrie, Alta. Jadyn Melzer was last seen at her home in Airdrie on Jan. 5.
Father says teen hockey player paralyzed by on-ice collision inspired by support

Father says teen hockey player paralyzed by on-ice collision inspired by support

WINNIPEG — The father of a junior hockey player left paralysed after an on-ice collision says the 19-year-old has been inspired by the outpouring of support he's received from the hockey community across the country. "Humanity is astounding.
UPDATE: Thomas scores winner as Canada beats Russia for gold at world juniors

UPDATE: Thomas scores winner as Canada beats Russia for gold at world juniors

Restaurant provides free food for the homeless and those in need

Restaurant provides free food for the homeless and those in need

Sulainder Singh, owner of Quesada Burritos and Tacos in Okotoks, said offering free food is something many Sikhs do, and it has become an annual tradition for his family in India and now Okotoks.
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."
Avalanche training gives students 'confidence to make better decisions'

Avalanche training gives students 'confidence to make better decisions'

“I want to make sure that when I go out with people I can be safe with them ... Who doesn’t want to be out in these beautiful mountains all year round.”
Avalanche danger still considerable for Rocky Mountains

Avalanche danger still considerable for Rocky Mountains

According to the avalanche bulletin put out by Parks Canada, moderate to strong winds and new snow over the next couple days will build wind slabs in lee areas at treeline and above – and if triggered, the wind slabs may step down to deeper layers and result in large slides