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Gallery: Banff and Lake Louise SnowDays takes over the Bow Valley

Gallery: Banff and Lake Louise SnowDays takes over the Bow Valley

Banff and Lake Louise are hosting SnowDays events until Jan. 26 at various locations
Banff council votes to use 2019 surplus to lower property tax rates

Banff council votes to use 2019 surplus to lower property tax rates

"What administration would like to present is an option to use some of that anticipated surplus to offset the annual [property tax] increases in 2020 and 2021 especially."
Mount Norquay's gondola proposal isn't flying with Parks Canada

Mount Norquay's gondola proposal isn't flying with Parks Canada

“While we are obviously disappointed with Parks’ comments concerning our initial proposal, we also understand that we are engaged in a process that will likely take many iterations before agreement can be reached. As such, we will be resubmitting a different proposal for Parks’ consideration in the near term that addresses their specific concerns," said Liricon Capital's Jan Waterous
Banff wildlife experts help elk entangled in wire cage

Banff wildlife experts help elk entangled in wire cage

“The entanglement was kind of a plant wire similar to the type that people buy tomato plants in, and the elk likely had put its head through it or stepped through it and got entangled around its head and leg," said Banff National Park human-wildlife coexistence specialist Dan Rafla
Move to expand snow and ice clearing at intersections loses on close vote

Move to expand snow and ice clearing at intersections loses on close vote

"I feel horrible when we get complaints from people that we don’t care and that we’re doing a horrific job. But I don’t believe we do a horrible job. I think we do the very best we can under the circumstances," said Mayor Karen Sorensen of Banff's snow and ice removal
Parks Canada aquatic invasive species work finding success

Parks Canada aquatic invasive species work finding success

“Hopefully we’ve removed this place on the landscape and will stop or slow down the spread of this infection.”
Banff council turns down funds for 40-hour work week for bylaw

Banff council turns down funds for 40-hour work week for bylaw

“I don’t have much sympathy for people who get a ticket and them turn around and complain about it. For me, it’s very much taking responsibility for your actions – if you do the crime, you pay the fine. It’s really as simple as that," said Banff Councillor Grant Canning
Canada Post unveils stamp to commemorate 100 years of Kootenay National Park

Canada Post unveils stamp to commemorate 100 years of Kootenay National Park

Kootenay National Park was established on April 21, 1920 after the signing of an agreement to build the Banff-Windemere Highway – now known as Highway 93 South – connecting the Columbia and Bow River valleys together
Banff delaying Caribou and Lynx intersection project to 2022-23

Banff delaying Caribou and Lynx intersection project to 2022-23

"I appreciate administration's comments and concerns for our residents and businesses in that vicinity," said Mayor Karen Sorensen. "I think this is a good call for that reason. I remember seeing this project for the first time last year and it was stunningly beautiful. I would love to get this done."
Two Bow Valley women to open dream yoga and wellness studio

Two Bow Valley women to open dream yoga and wellness studio

“I’ve tried fitness classes and it’s never resonated with me like yoga does, and I see it change peoples lives from teaching it.”