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'Still going': Some RVers say high gasoline prices could keep them closer to home

With gasoline prices hitting all-time highs, Jeff Redmond says he's planning to stay closer to home when RV camping this summer.

2 decades of global positioning info shows that grizzly bears, wolves avoid towns, trails in the Bow Valley

A study that looked at data on the movement of grizzly bears and wolves in Alberta's Bow Valley shows the animals avoid towns and developed areas when lots of people are around.

Cities in Western Canada consider gondolas as part of transit, tourism plans

A 350-metre urban ropeway, also known as a gondola, has been proposed to connect Red Deer's business district with the Bower Ponds recreation area.

Man guilty in gas-and-dash death of Alberta gas station owner out on day parole

A man who pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the 2017 gas-and-dash death of Thorsby, Alta., gas station owner Ki Yun Jo has been granted day parole.

First wildlife overpass outside a national park being built on Highway 1 in Alberta

Construction has started on a wildlife bridge over the Trans-Canada Highway where dozens of elk have been killed by vehicles driving through Alberta's mountains.

First year of COVID-19 pandemic saw fewer Alberta stroke patients, more deaths, study finds

The first year of the COVID-19 pandemic in Alberta saw fewer stroke patients, but a higher number of stroke-related deaths, according to new research.

10 years later: Former Slave Lake mayor remembers wildfire

Nearly 400 homes and businesses, including an apartment complex, were reduced to ash and rubble when fierce winds whipped the fire through Slave Lake with little warning in May 2011.

Elders, trappers from First Nation ask Alberta to protect bison herd

Some trappers and elders from Little Red River Cree Nation in northern Alberta are urging the province to protect a dwindling Wabasca wood buffalo herd.

Alberta father of Humboldt crash victim concerned by speed limit proposal, delay in organ donation bill

A father whose son's organs helped others after he died in the Humboldt Broncos bus crash says he's disturbed a private member's bill to increase speed limits on major Alberta highways is moving ahead of one to improve organ donations.

'Act of extreme violence': Alberta man gets life in prison for killing two children

A man who admitted to assaulting his girlfriend and killing her two daughters in Edmonton in 2018 has been sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole for 17 years.