Wednesday, 13 September 2017.
Parks Canada officials say Waterton’s townsite appears to be intact after the Kenow fire burned its way into the beloved national park on Sept. 11, but the same can’t be said about all of the park’s infrastructure.
Tuesday, 12 September 2017.
Following extreme fire behaviour and the advancement of the Kenow fire through Waterton Lakes National Park on Monday, the Municipal District of Pincher Creek implemented a voluntary evacuation for residents nearest the park boundaries.
Tuesday, 05 September 2017.
Waterton Lakes National Park was placed under an evacuation alert as of 6:26 Tuesday evening, as the wildfire burning in British Columbia’s Flathead Valley has expanded into the northwestern corner of the national park in Alberta near Sage Pass.
Saturday, 02 September 2017.
With the new park came a giant mural inspired by Alice in Wonderland, Scripture and local history, all painted onto the bricks of the original gym. The mural was designed by Sherry Chanin, a teacher from Crowsnest Consolidated High School. It required over 30 volunteers and several weeks to complete.
Thursday, 31 August 2017.
You may have heard teenagers, parents and teachers speak highly of the Facilitating Awareness and Character building Experiences for Students program. To spend an evening listening to students share their experiences and watching them reunite with their families, gives one a completely different perspective of this summer camp.
Wednesday, 30 August 2017.
I’m not really good at saying goodbye.
But as some of you may know, this will be the last regular column I write for Shootin’ the Breeze.
Tuesday, 29 August 2017.
I wanted to watch the solar eclipse on Aug. 21, so I got ready by poking a pinhole in an index card, and grabbing a piece of white paper to project the image onto, while facing away from the sun. But a friend suggested I try using binoculars as well, of course facing away from the sun, and pointing the big end towards the sun.
Thursday, 24 August 2017.
Mathias Gelber was 14 when he competed in the 1,200- and 2,000-metre races at the Legion National Youth Track and Field championships for the first time last August.