VIDEO: 2018/2019 Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour (Canada/USA) - Huntington Herald Dispatch

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 20:20
VIDEO: 2018/2019 Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour (Canada/USA)  Huntington Herald Dispatch

This is the official trailer for The Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour. Head over to the historic Keith-Albee Performing Arts Center where the Marshall ...

Calgary flood group encouraged UCP willing to back Springbank dam project - LiveWire Calgary

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 17:57
Calgary flood group encouraged UCP willing to back Springbank dam project  LiveWire Calgary

The Calgary citizen group advocating for swift action on upstream flood mitigation work is encouraged by the United Conservative Party's apparent backing of ...

Alberta beef? Legislature's 50-year-old hamburger to be feted at party in Edmonton - CBC.ca

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 15:56
Alberta beef? Legislature's 50-year-old hamburger to be feted at party in Edmonton  CBC.ca

On Thursday evening, the Legislative Assembly of Alberta will host a party to commemorate the 50th anniversary of a cafeteria hamburger tabled by an MLA who ...

Feds take African swine fever action - Western Producer

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 15:23
Feds take African swine fever action  Western Producer

A worker disinfects a vehicle March 9 near a farm where African swine fever was detected in Yulin, China. The hog disease is widespread in that country, and ...

Military veteran, author, adventurer to speak in Boone ahead of Banff Mountain Film Festival - Watauga Democrat

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 13:30
Military veteran, author, adventurer to speak in Boone ahead of Banff Mountain Film Festival  Watauga Democrat

BOONE — Lonnie Bedwell is a blind military veteran, extreme adventure athlete, motivational speaker and author who will be attending the Banff Mountain Film ...

Province invests $450K in 2021 Masters World Cup - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 08:00
Province invests $450K in 2021 Masters World Cup  Rocky Mountain Outlook

CANMORE – The Alberta government is on board in a big way with the 2021 Masters World Cup coming to Canmore. The Alberta World Cup Society (AWCS) ...

Mountains 101 ranks #3 for open online courses - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 03:00
Mountains 101 ranks #3 for open online courses  Rocky Mountain Outlook

How do people adapt to living at high altitudes? How do animals live in mountain environments? What is a glacier? Why do mountains matter? Answers to these ...

Food and Friends coming to Banff - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 03:00
Food and Friends coming to Banff  Rocky Mountain Outlook

BANFF – The supremely popular Food and Friends night held by St. Michael's Anglican Church in Canmore is expanding to Banff this summer.

Banff farmers market changing hands in 2019 - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 03:00
Banff farmers market changing hands in 2019  Rocky Mountain Outlook

BANFF – The longtime manager of the Banff Farmers Market has lost his opportunity to run the popular Wednesday event to a competitor for this summer.

Local choir group takes home Gold Standard in first festival ever - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 03:00
Local choir group takes home Gold Standard in first festival ever  Rocky Mountain Outlook

CANMORE – One Canmore-based choir is singing loudly and proudly this week after the group took home gold from their first festival. On Saturday (March 16), ...

Environmental group wants to reduce speed limit along highway - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 03:00
Environmental group wants to reduce speed limit along highway  Rocky Mountain Outlook

CAMORE – A prominent environmental group wants the province to reduce the speed limit along the Trans-Canada Highway to reduce the number of animals ...

Seasonal road closure helps wildlife - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 03:00
Seasonal road closure helps wildlife  Rocky Mountain Outlook

BANFF – Wolf and grizzly bear activity in important springtime habitat in Banff National Park doubles when the Bow Valley Parkway is off limits to people during ...

Behind the scenes at the Banff Park Museum - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 03:00
Behind the scenes at the Banff Park Museum  Rocky Mountain Outlook

BANFF – Typically when you see a paintbrush in someone's hand, gently cleaning the feathers of a vintage stuffed bird isn't what comes to mind, but for Lynne ...

Ready, set, to the polls we go! - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 03:00
Ready, set, to the polls we go!  Rocky Mountain Outlook

The official launch of the 2019 Alberta provincial election finally happened on Tuesday (March 19) and that means the entire province goes to the polls on April ...

Climbing author Powter shares reading principles - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 03:00
Climbing author Powter shares reading principles  Rocky Mountain Outlook

The understanding that climbing is a sport with ethics and rules and sense of pride and reverence is just one of the topics Powter will speak about during his ...

Avalanche at SilverStar injures skier, searchers to check slide for further victims - Global News

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 19:40
Avalanche at SilverStar injures skier, searchers to check slide for further victims  Global News

UPDATE: Vernon Search and Rescue is searching an avalanche at SilverStar Mountain Resort to determine if anyone else was caught up in the slide.

Banff karateka take on Calgary Cup - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 19:09
Banff karateka take on Calgary Cup  Rocky Mountain Outlook

“It was around 11:40 in the morning and I was looking around, making sure all the kids didn't have anything to do and I was like, 'OK, I guess I have to fight now,' ...

Budget Does Nothing for Albertans, says Richards - CochraneNow.com

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 17:51
Budget Does Nothing for Albertans, says Richards  CochraneNow.com

By Leah Murray. Banff-Airdrie MP Blake Richards believes yesterday's federal budget is designed to serve as a distraction from current Ottawa scandals and ...

RCMP need help locating missing bison for an Alberta rancher - Global News

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 15:22
RCMP need help locating missing bison for an Alberta rancher  Global News

RCMP are looking to the public for help locating bison that went missing from an Alberta ranch.