Waterton Lakes National Park staff monitoring avalanche dangers ahead of warm weekend

By Aaron Mahoney (@Mahones93 on Twitter) with files from Lara Fominoff (@LaraFominoff on Twitter)
January 10, 2019 - 10:45am Updated: January 10, 2019 - 3:10pm

WATERTON – Parks Canada urged backcountry users to stay out of avalanche terrain on Friday, Jan. 4, after a winter storm that led to an extreme danger rating in Banff, Yoho, Kootenay and Jasper national parks.

Pincher Creek emergency services

Wind and heavy snowfall create hazards in opposite areas of the province

By Dori Modney (@Dori_Modney on Twitter)
December 29, 2018 - 3:35pm Updated: December 29, 2018 - 5:32pm

LETHBRIDGE --  Weather extremes are causing different issues across the province.

In the south-west, the Pincher Creek fire department is dealing with two large grass fires.  One of the fires is along Highway-22, while the other is just north of Cowley.