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Columbarium to breathe new life into heritage building

Columbarium to breathe new life into heritage building

Banff council has given a tentative go-ahead for development of a $1.1 million columbarium, but the decision won't be final until the budget is officially approved
Banff grappling with challenging 2020 budget

Banff grappling with challenging 2020 budget

Banff's 2020 overall tax increase currently sits at 5.16 per cent and more than half of that is due to the provincial government's higher than expected education tax requisition in 2019
Icefields Parkway avalanche control tomorrow, Highway 93 closed

Icefields Parkway avalanche control tomorrow, Highway 93 closed

The closure will be in place for Highway 93 in both directions from the David Thompson Highway to the North Saskatchewan River.
Debate over who pays for horse trail

Debate over who pays for horse trail

Banff town council is debating who should pay for new horse trail to be used by Banff Trail Riders
Heritage buildings may be demolished to make way for affordable housing

Heritage buildings may be demolished to make way for affordable housing

The Banff Heritage Corporation encourages council save two heritage buildings as part of the redevelopment plans for an affordable home-ownership housing development.
Santa's Anonymous accepting donations for 35th year running

Santa's Anonymous accepting donations for 35th year running

Applications for Santa’s Anonymous are available on the Town of Banff’s website, open until Nov. 29 – financial donations are accepted at the Banff Town Halls’ front desk, as well the community is invited to the Santa’s Anonymous Auction and Dance on Dec. 7 from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the Banff Legion
RCMP seize significant amount of drugs over five months near Banff, Canmore, Lake Louise and Stony Plain

RCMP seize significant amount of drugs over five months near Banff, Canmore, Lake Louise and Stony Plain

Cocaine, fentanyl and MDMA are just some of the illegal substances Alberta RCMP have gotten off the streets in the last five months after a series of nine significant drug and cash seizures near Banff, Canmore, Lake Louise and Stony Plain
Banff hires new town manager

Banff hires new town manager

Banff's corporate services director Kelly Gibson has been hired as the new town manager, replacing Robert Earl who left his position in August
Christmas Bird Count celebrates Bow Valley's birds

Christmas Bird Count celebrates Bow Valley's birds

“Nothing beats getting out there and seeing the birds."
Bow Valley trying to tackle excessive screen time with new Disconnect Challenge

Bow Valley trying to tackle excessive screen time with new Disconnect Challenge

“Everything we’re learning shows that the more time we spend on our phones, the more it’s impacting our physical, mental and emotional well-being. Our phones have the capacity to connect us with friends and family around the world but the challenge is using technology mindfully.”