Colleen Underwood


Colleen Underwood has been a reporter/editor with CBC news for more than 10 years filing stories from across southern Alberta for radio, television and online. Follow her on Twitter @cbccolleen.

Latest from Colleen Underwood

Newly elected Alberta Métis Citizens' Council looks forward toward self-government

The council was elected following an eight-day, province-wide vote that included mail-in, online and in-person voting.

Bearspaw First Nation Chief says opioid-related funeral costs are soaring, help needed

The chief of Bearspaw First Nation has penned a letter to Indigenous Services Canada calling for help, saying his community doesn't have adequate resources to deal with the deadly effects of the ongoing opioid crisis. 

Canmore RCMP ticket good behaviour this summer to promote safety and community building

Canmore RCMP have brought back a Positivity Ticketing program that sees officers reward people's good behaviour around town — whether that's wearing a bike helmet, following the rules of the road, or helping a visitor find their way.

Calgary woman swindled out of nearly $500K in online dating scam

A Calgary woman says she lost nearly $500,000 and the man she thought was the love of her life after learning she'd been the victim of a romance scam. Calgary police and Europol are now investigating.

Some Calgary tenants say building's facelift leaves them vulnerable to thieves

Elaine Haynes says she and her neighbours have been living a construction nightmare for months as their building in Calgary's Beltline undergoes a major exterior facelift.

Calgary put out mosquito traps a little early this year to see what the buzz was about

The City of Calgary’s bug expert, Alexandra Coker, says her team put out mosquito traps earlier than usual this year following a spate of complaints about the pesky critters from Calgarians.

Cochrane man relieved to be home after 'a life-altering experience' and tense escape from war-torn Sudan 

Tim Sanborn, of Cochrane, Alta., considers himself lucky to have gotten out of Sudan safely and returned home to his family and friends while so many others continue to be at risk.

Taxpayers group questions public dollars in arena deal as supporters hail district revamp

Critics of the deal have come out attacking the use of public dollars to build an arena, but supporters say the plan supports a revitalized entertainment district.

Driver says Alberta sheriff left her stranded on highway due to expired licence, registration

Calgarian admits failing to renew her driver's licence and registration and accepts the $648 in fines. But she doesn't think sheriffs should leave drivers stranded — especially alone, in winter and in an area with spotty cell service.

X-ray, CT, MRI results to be shared directly with Albertans through online health records tool

Effective March 20, results for diagnostic imaging tests — including an X-Ray, MRI or CT scan — will be uploaded directly to an eligible patient's MyHealth Records account following release from the test provider.