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Sunshine Village Resort In Banff Shuts Down Again As Wildfire Rages On - Huffington Post Canada

BANFF, Alta. — A resort in Banff National Park will be closed indefinitely as a wildfire burns in the wilderness close to the Alberta-B.C. boundary. Sunshine Village, a popular ski hill that has summer hiking trails, says it's moving lodge guests and ...and more »

Sunshine Village among Banff National Park areas closed due to Verdant Creek wildfire -

WATCH: Parks Canada ordered Banff Sunshine and the Sunshine Mountain Lodge to close on Monday, leading to the closure of commercial operations. Lisa MacGregor reports. X. - A A +. Listen. The 5,100-hectare Verdant Creek wildfire and a change in weather ...and more »

Sunshine Village closes again and park evacuated as Verdant Creek wildfire grows -

Parks Canada has ordered Sunshine Village to shut down operations again and Mount Assiniboine Provincial Park has been closed after the Verdant Creek wildfire expanded. Sunshine Village to close, serve as staging area for crews to battle Verdant Creek ...and more »

Wildfire forces Sunshine Village to close again as hot, dry weather persists - Calgary Herald

Smoke from wildfires rises behind the Standish chairlift at Sunshine Village. Emily Sinclair / Courtesy Sunshine Village. Share Adjust Comment Print. For the second time in less than two weeks, a nearby wildfire has led to the evacuation of Sunshine ...and more »

Burn out planned to suppress Verdant wildfire - Rocky Mountain Outlook

There is potential more hazy clouds of wildfire smoke might be coming to the Bow Valley over the next few days. A “burn out” to suppress the Verdant Creek wildfire is being planned on Sunday (July 30), and its aftermath would potentially produce more ...and more »

Verdant wildfire flare up leads to evacuation, closures - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Banff Fire department members help set up sprinklers to protect Sunshine Village infrastructure when the Verdant Creek wildfire first started. Sunshine has been closed a second time in two weeks due to a flare up from the out-of-control wildfire. ARYN ...and more »

Verdant Creek wildfire still burning out of control but hasn't jumped Continental Divide -

Hot, dry conditions are hampering efforts to get a handle on the Verdant Creek wildfire, which is continuing to burn out of control a day after it forced officials to evacuate nearby Sunshine Village. There are about 80 personnel and eight aircraft ...and more »

Conditions unsafe to carry out controlled burn near Verdant Creek wildfire: Parks - Calgary Herald

Parks Canada employee surveys the Verdant wildfire from the air near Sunshine Village. Parks Canada. Share Adjust Comment Print. A controlled burn that had been planned for the remote southern edges of the Verdant Creek wildfire was postponed Sunday ...and more »

Calgary could see increased smoke as Verdant Creek wildfire burns on -

Calgarians could be in store for some smoky days as crews continue to work on the Verdant Creek wildfire burning in Kootenay National Park and Mount Assiniboine Provincial Park. Parks Canada said Sunday their crews were planning to conduct a “burn out ...and more »

Verdant Creek wildfire now out of control: Parks Canada - MetroNews Canada

The Verdant Creek wildfire, which has lead to the evacuation and shutdown of Sunshine Village for the second time in a week, is “out of control” according to Parks Canada. Jane Park, Parks Canada incident commander for the wildfire that has been ...and more »