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By Susan Quinlan
Waterton Lakes National Park
With the beautiful fall weather continuing to hold, the Waterton Wildlife Weekend held in late September, was again a huge success enjoyed by many.

Thursday, 06 October 2011 11:06

Major rainfall warning for southwest Alberta

Environment Canada's Official Weather Warnings:

Wednesday, 05 October 2011 11:32

Writing-on-stone to nearly double in size

By Jamie Woodford
Milk River
Writing-On-Stone Provincial Park is expanding its property to protect even more of the hoodoo-laden parkland that contains ancient Blackfoot rock art.
The historic attraction will add 1,000 hectares to the current 1,700 hectares that have been protected since 1977.

By Susan Quinlan
Southern Alberta
Given the unpredictable nature of the weather and spells of extreme heat and moisture this past summer, it’s difficult to know whether fire bans are on or off throughout the south. Overall though, conditions are very dry and the public has been advised to be cautious.

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Waterton Lakes National Park
The federal government recently expressed appreciation for a $462,790 grant from the W. Garfield Weston Foundation, to support a school camp in Waterton Lakes National Park.

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Waterton Lakes National Park
The federal government recently expressed appreciation for a $462,790 grant from the W. Garfield Weston Foundation, to support a school camp in Waterton Lakes National Park.

By Susan Quinlan
Southern Alberta
Three Kainai band members were recently arrested, as part of a blockade intended to draw attention to and prevent Murphy Oil from continuing their fracking operation on the Blood reserve.

Wednesday, 14 September 2011 17:09

Waterton tourism heated up as summer progressed

By Jamie Woodford
Waterton
A yucky, wet spring resulted in a lower than normal amount of visitors to Waterton Lakes National Park, but Mother Nature’s rain reprieve and subsequent sun resurgence made up for it.

By Susan Quinlan
Southern Alberta
Likely all southern Albertans can recall an incident when they’ve been driving in high winds, only to find their arm muscles exhausted and their heart rates well above normal. At those times, many pull over or simply choose not to venture out, but what about people who drive for a living?

Wednesday, 14 September 2011 16:10

Alberta Birds of Prey Centre needs votes

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Coaldale
The Alberta Birds of Prey Centre has been providing volunteer wildlife rescue across southern Alberta for 30 years.

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