Darkness in the Pass

When Terry Blanchette became a father on New Year’s Eve 2012, his little girl, Hailey Dunbar-Blanchette, became his entire world. Terry and Hailey Blanchette. Courtesy: The Blanchette family They lived in the Crowsnest Pass in the Rocky Mountains of southwest…

ASIRT to investigate officer-involved shooting in Blairmore, Alberta

Posted February 12, 2020 1:17 am Updated February 12, 2020 1:18 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The Alberta Serious Incident Response Team (ASIRT) confirmed late Tuesday that it’s been called…

Canadian Pacific gives $500K to Alberta wildlife corridor named for late premier Jim Prentice

Canadian Pacific has donated $500,000 to the Jim Prentice Wildlife Corridor in Alberta’s Crowsnest Pass, officials said Wednesday. The Nature Conservancy of Canada said it has acquired more than 80 per cent of the required lands within the corridor area…

Initiative aims to spark electric vehicle tourism across Alberta

It’s a vision to encourage the energy conscious to tour parts of southern Alberta. The Peaks to Prairies project is designed to inspire visitors to travel the province, including all the remote spots in between. Jen Grebeldinger is with the…

Speed believed to be factor in deadly southern Alberta crash

Police believe speed and weather conditions may have been factors in a crash that left two people dead and another injured in southern Alberta Monday night. Just before 5 p.m., Crowsnest Pass RCMP were called to a three-vehicle crash on…

Calgary driver captures ‘crazy’ gravel windstorm in Pincher Creek area

A Calgary family headed towards the United States captured what they’re describing as a “crazy” gravel windstorm encounter near the Pincher Creek area. The video, recorded by Afton Barabash, was taken at around 11:40 a.m. on Saturday on Highway 22…

Parts of western Alberta brace for snow, wind as Environment Canada issues warnings

Parts of western Alberta can expect to be walloped by a blast of winter-like weather on Tuesday as Environment Canada issued both wind and snowfall warnings for various areas in the region. In southwestern Alberta, the weather agency is warning…