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Traffic flowing again on Highway 1 in eastern B.C. to Alberta after rock slide

By The Canadian Press
October 28, 2016 - 4:52am

FIELD, B.C. — One lane of the Trans-Canada Highway in eastern British Columbia leading to Alberta has reopened.

The highway was closed in both directions since Monday, when a rock slide occurred when crews were working on drilling holes for explosives 16 kilometres west of Field.

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Highway closed after rock slide injures contractors working to prevent slides

By The Canadian Press
October 25, 2016 - 9:49pm Updated: October 26, 2016 - 6:10pm

FIELD, B.C. — Two workers have been injured in a rock slide in Yoho National Park that has closed the Trans-Canada Highway for an extended period.

RCMP say the slide happened Monday west of Field, B.C., and that traffic has been stopped in both directions.

Mark and Helen Jones, atop Mt Kilimanjaro on Oct. 4th, holding up an Adaptive Sports at Sun Peaks banner.
Mark and Helen Jones, atop Mt Kilimanjaro on Oct. 4th, holding up an Adaptive Sports at Sun Peaks banner. Image Credit: Mark and Helen Jones

Couple climb Mt Kilimanjaro for Adaptive Sports at Sun Peaks

By Adam Donnelly
October 25, 2016 - 3:08pm Updated: October 26, 2016 - 2:59pm

SUN PEAKS, BC — At 5895 m above sea level, Mt Kilimanjaro is the highest point on the continent of Africa. It’s a popular tourist destination, with thousands of adventure seekers hiking the mountain every year.

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