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Rural Enderby, B.C. resident says icy road left her stranded
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Rural Enderby, B.C. resident says icy road left her stranded

People living and working on a rural road near Enderby, B.C., are speaking out about the icy conditions they experienced over the holidays. They say the bad weather combined with lacklustre road maintenance left them trapped or forced them to take matters into their own hands.Trinity Valley Road resident Stacey Hooper said icy road conditions left her household effectively stranded for days. Read more: North Okanagan residents left with unsafe road conditions Read next: 2 Mexican airports reopen amid unrest, but Canadians still advised to take caution To get to medical appointments, Hooper ended up walking a few kilometres to a spot where a relative could pick her up“We were trapped in our home,” said Hooper.“Christmas night it st...
Another bout of harsh winter conditions hits central Alberta
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Another bout of harsh winter conditions hits central Alberta

Another bout of harsh winter conditions has hit central Alberta as temperatures drop and snow continues to fall. The weather took a turn late Friday night with temperatures hovering round -20 degrees. Snow continues to fall Sunday, coating the roads and highways. Story continues below advertisement RCMP issued a warning Sunday morning for the public to be mindful of poor and worsening road conditions, especially along Highway 2 between Edmonton and Calgary. Trending Now Trending Now There are patches of black ice on the highway between Red Deer and Airdrie, and “changing conditions are affecting visibility and surface traction on the road,” RCMP said.Snowplows are working to clear the highway, police said. RCMP recommended only d...