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Prescribed burns mitigate wildfires, restore wildlife habitat

Prescribed burns mitigate wildfires, restore wildlife habitat

Prescribed burns in Banff National Park planned.
43 CP train cars derail near southern Alberta town, no injuries reported

43 CP train cars derail near southern Alberta town, no injuries reported

Mounties in Alberta say 43 train cars derailed Sunday morning near Fort Macleod.
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says he won't run in upcoming party leadership race

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says he won't run in upcoming party leadership race

Jason Kenney has clarified his plans for the upcoming UCP leadership race.
Olds RCMP seek suspects in drive-by shooting on QEII Highway

Olds RCMP seek suspects in drive-by shooting on QEII Highway

RCMP asking for dashboard camera footage following drive-by shooting on QEII in Central Alberta.
Man charged in death of Métis hunters confessed to police; trial continues

Man charged in death of Métis hunters confessed to police; trial continues

“We just made a bad judgment call. Should have phoned right off the hop … it’d have been a lot less than what it is now," said Roger Bilodeau about not calling the RCMP the night two Métis hunters were shot to death on the highway.
Branch pierced Texas man's eye, went into his brain, in West Coast Trail accident

Branch pierced Texas man's eye, went into his brain, in West Coast Trail accident

A Texas man is recovering in a B.C. hospital after a branch pierced his left eye and rammed into his skull when he fell off a log while hiking on the rugged West Coast Trail.
Gas prices down slightly from record highs earlier this week

Gas prices down slightly from record highs earlier this week

Gasoline prices in Canada have declined slightly just before the May long weekend, but it's still expected to be a pricey summer at the pumps. As of midday Friday, the average retail price at the pump across Canada was $1.
Alberta needs cohesive flood planning: experts

Alberta needs cohesive flood planning: experts

Anticipated climate change costs in the millions, according to report. More data and planning is needed to deal with flooding in Alberta, says expert.
Dairy truck takes a spill in Downtown Cochrane

Dairy truck takes a spill in Downtown Cochrane

No, that white stuff covering a street on in Cochrane, Alberta isn't snow... it's milk
Cabinet delivers standing ovation as Alberta Premier Kenney stays on as UCP leader

Cabinet delivers standing ovation as Alberta Premier Kenney stays on as UCP leader

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says he is staying in the top job to maintain "continuity" until a new leader of his United Conservative Party is chosen.