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Randy Mowat (left), Senior VP, Marketing with MNP, 2019 Games Board Chair Lyn Radford, and first official torchbearer of the 2019 Games Mackenzie Van Damme at a press conference May 15 at the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame.
Randy Mowat (left), Senior VP, Marketing with MNP, 2019 Games Board Chair Lyn Radford, and first official torchbearer of the 2019 Games Mackenzie Van Damme at a press conference May 15 at the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame. rdnewsNOW / Josh Hall

2019 Canada Games Torch, relay details revealed

By Josh Hall (Twitter: @Vancan19)
May 15, 2018 - 3:41pm

The full extent of the first ever nationwide Canada Games Torch Relay has been unveiled.

The Roly McLenahan Canada Games Torch will be lit on October 4 in Ottawa before embarking through 48 communities on its way to Red Deer.

A conservation officer with Alberta Environment and Parks admits there was a 'very probable' juvenile black bear sighting at the J.J. Collett Natural Area north of Lacombe on April 26.
A conservation officer with Alberta Environment and Parks admits there was a 'very probable' juvenile black bear sighting at the J.J. Collett Natural Area north of Lacombe on April 26. Frances Gauthier - Canadian Wildlife Federation

Caution urged following 'Very probable' bear sighting north of Lacombe

By Sheldon Spackman
May 4, 2018 - 11:15am

A conservation officer with Alberta Environment and Parks admits there was a ‘very probable’ sighting of a juvenile black bear at the J.J. Collett Natural Area north of Lacombe last week.

The Diamond Willow Trail System in Ponoka has been temporarily closed due to rising water levels from spring run-off on the Battle River.
The Diamond Willow Trail System in Ponoka has been temporarily closed due to rising water levels from spring run-off on the Battle River. Town of Ponoka

Ponoka trail system closed from rising water levels on Battle River

By Sheldon Spackman
April 21, 2018 - 3:10pm

The Diamond Willow Trail System in the Town of Ponoka has been temporarily closed due to rising water levels from spring run-off on the Battle River.

As a result, Town officials advise the public to exercise caution in the Battle River Valley and adjacent low-lying areas.

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