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Heatwave expected to affect Jasper all week long

Heatwave expected to affect Jasper all week long

Environment Canada is forecasting warm, sunny weather throughout the week with temperatures reaching or exceeding 30 C.
Work continues to restore damaged Berg Lake Trail at Mount Robson

Work continues to restore damaged Berg Lake Trail at Mount Robson

The restoration and repair work involves new bridges and some upgrades to the trail as well as camping and picnic sites.
Summer weather outlook uncertain for Jasper, says Environment Canada

Summer weather outlook uncertain for Jasper, says Environment Canada

The ECCC offered its summer seasonal forecast this week.
AHS gives presentations on how to handle wildfire anxiety

AHS gives presentations on how to handle wildfire anxiety

Verge offered tips that people can practice everyday.
Alberta government warns of lightning sparking wildfires

Alberta government warns of lightning sparking wildfires

Out of the 27 active wildfires in the Forest Protection Area of Alberta, two are being held, one is out of control and the rest are under control.
Alberta rainfall helps crews contain Fort McMurray wildfire

Alberta rainfall helps crews contain Fort McMurray wildfire

Just as the rain and cool weather helped keep wildfires at bay, a change to hot and dry weather can bring raging wildfires back, says Minister Todd Loewen.
What to grow? Alberta farmers making crops choices based on how much water they can get

What to grow? Alberta farmers making crops choices based on how much water they can get

Some irrigation districts in Alberta are cutting water allocations by about 50 per cent this year.
Fort Mac neighbourhoods evacuating to escape wildfire

Fort Mac neighbourhoods evacuating to escape wildfire

Calmer winds and cooler temps were expected to help wildland firefighters at the Fort Mac wildfire on Wednesday.
Alberta towns preparing for potential Fort McMurray wildfire evacuees

Alberta towns preparing for potential Fort McMurray wildfire evacuees

Some Fort McMurray residents are being told to evacuate to as forest fire rages
UPDATE: Wildfire caused by pipeline rupture now under control

UPDATE: Wildfire caused by pipeline rupture now under control

β€œAn initial ignition of natural gas at the rupture site is now extinguished. We are working to support Alberta Wildfire in their response to contain a secondary fire.”