High streamflow on North Saskatchewan River postpones Edmonton Sourdough Raft Race

It’s an annual event that sees teams get creative, build a raft and race down the North Saskatchewan River. The Sourdough Raft Race has been a staple in Edmonton for 60 years but the event is being postponed this year…

Edmonton Riverboat passengers rescued overnight by firefighters

Around 300 passengers aboard the Edmonton Riverboat (formerly known as the Edmonton Queen) on Saturday found themselves stranded on the water overnight and in need of rescue. Fire crews arrived just before 11:30 p.m. after a call the riverboat was…

Several low-lying Edmonton river valley trails closed due to high water levels

A number of low-lying trails in Edmonton’s river valley have been closed due to rising water levels, the City of Edmonton announced on Friday. The high amount of rainfall over the past few days has caused water from the North…

Proposed Edmonton river valley solar farm to be voted on by council

A change in zoning for Epcor land is one of the last steps needed for the company to move forward with a solar farm in Edmonton’s river valley. On Monday, city council will vote on the decision to make the…

Edmonton River Valley Revenge ultramarathon is bigger than ever

June 14 2019 8:45am The River Valley Revenge Ultramarathon has been ramped up, with distances from a mere 50 kilometres to up to 100 miles for the truly dedicated. Course director Todd Savard explains why people do it. ‘ });…

Husky pleads guilty to 3 charges in Saskatchewan oil spill

Husky Oil Operations Ltd., a subsidiary of Husky Energy, has pleaded guilty in a pipeline leak that sent oil spilling into a major river that provides drinking water for a number of Saskatchewan communities. The oil spill into the North…

Rocky Mountain House historic site a hub for adventure on eastern edge of Alberta’s Rockies

It’s off the beaten path with adventures ranging from viewing burly bison on the plains to hiking the stunning ridge of nearby Coliseum Mountain. Rocky Mountain House National Historic Site, an archeological site that has remnants of early 19th century…