Edmonton police investigating theft of 51 memorial plaques along the river valley

A public way to honour loved ones has been stolen from along Edmonton’s river valley. A total of 51 memorial plaques on benches were taken, 48 pried off at the Victoria promenade and three from along the river valley. “These…

Edmonton gondola backers ready to tell city councillors they ‘have the money to move forward’

When the concept of Prairie Sky Gondola was hatched, director Jeffrey Hansen-Carlson thought the idea would do well if the City of Edmonton bought into the vision for the river valley and West Rossdale. However, he never thought the numbers…

Edmonton river valley renewal project raises questions about accessibility

Some users of a popular river valley staircase in Edmonton see an upcoming renewal project as a step in the wrong direction. “They say that they talk to us, but they don’t listen to us,” said Arlene McDougall, an active…

Nature Conservancy of Canada looking to reconnect Edmontonians with nature

The findings of a recent study suggest that two-thirds of adult Edmontonians get outside far less than they did when they were kids. The Nature Conservancy of Canada is looking to change that. “We just live in such a digital…

Company behind Edmonton gondola project would incoporate Rossdale power plant

Posted October 30, 2019 1:23 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The company behind the proposed Prairie Sky Gondola project in Edmonton’s River Valley says it wants to build a major…

50-km Mountain Man race winds through Edmonton river valley

It’s an amazing feat of strength and endurance: the annual Mountain Man exercise, including about 250 Canadian Military soldiers, wove its way through the Edmonton river valley Thursday. “They first ran a 32-kilometre route up and down the river valley…