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Rainbow crosswalk removed in Alberta town where residents voted to ban them

Rainbow crosswalk removed in Alberta town where residents voted to ban them

Town of Westlock CAO Simone Wiley said the town was following the required process and that the removal was “not a spectacle” or “anything that needed to be a big show.”
Construction worker dies following rooftop fall in Canmore

Construction worker dies following rooftop fall in Canmore

“He took a fall from a fairly serious height, injuring himself on impact seriously, with life-threatening injuries.”
Fourth grizzly bear dies in Yoho National Park in as many days

Fourth grizzly bear dies in Yoho National Park in as many days

An older male grizzly was struck along an unfenced section of the Trans Canada highway near Field, B.C., at approximately midnight on Sunday.
Jasper National Park using pylons to prevent ‘bear jams’

Jasper National Park using pylons to prevent ‘bear jams’

Stopping on the highway for any non-emergency reason is actually illegal, Parks Canada says.
Illegal campfire sparks wildfire near Canmore

Illegal campfire sparks wildfire near Canmore

“For all we know, it was a really big fire, and as soon as they heard sirens, they left.”
Water use too high says Airdrie mayor, urges residents to cut usage

Water use too high says Airdrie mayor, urges residents to cut usage

The rate of current consumption will have a large impact on Airdrie's reservoir levels and could potentially mean a reduction in the amount of water Airdrie's homes and businesses receive.
Over $150,000 worth of stolen vehicles, equipment recovered in Northern Alberta

Over $150,000 worth of stolen vehicles, equipment recovered in Northern Alberta

Items recovered include a pipe trailer valued at $25,000, a $30,000 CASE skid-steer loader and three pickup trucks.
Work on Calgary's water main stopped due to injuries

Work on Calgary's water main stopped due to injuries

After two injuries overnight resulting in a stop of work, the reparations of Calgary's water main break aren't expected to continue until later this afternoon.
Central Alberta drug busts reduced property crimes, sergeant says

Central Alberta drug busts reduced property crimes, sergeant says

“Part of the offshoot with regards to drug activity, would be a drop in property crimes as we’ve kind of seen. So, hopefully that continues into 2024,” said Poon.
Video: High winds kick up gustnado in Central Alberta Wednesday night

Video: High winds kick up gustnado in Central Alberta Wednesday night

A storm that blew through Central Alberta knocked down trees in Innisfail and caused tornado-like dirt formations called gustnados.
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