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Food movement grows with charter

Food movement grows with charter

BOW VALLEY – The Bow Valley Food Alliance is working on growing the local food sovereignty movement with the creation of a local food charter.
Bow River bridge to undergo repairs

Bow River bridge to undergo repairs

BANFF – One of Banff’s historic landmarks is undergoing repairs and maintenance.
Grain still problem on train tracks

Grain still problem on train tracks

BANFF – The Bow Valley’s most dominant male grizzly bear was forced off the train tracks near Banff last week amid fears he would be struck by a train again. Bear No. 122, also known as the Boss, was feeding on a pile of grain on Oct.
Travel Alberta targets international visitation to bridge $1.5 billion gap

Travel Alberta targets international visitation to bridge $1.5 billion gap

BOW VALLEY – Travel Alberta continues to push towards increasing tourism spending in the province to $10 billion by 2020 and it has its eyes on international travellers as the best way to achieve that goal. In 2017, the tourists’ spent $8.
Bow Valley wolf pack rebounds

Bow Valley wolf pack rebounds

BANFF – The Bow Valley wolf pack is doing well and staying out of trouble.
No cannabis stores in Lake Louise or Field

No cannabis stores in Lake Louise or Field

LAKE LOUISE – There won’t be any retail cannabis stores in Lake Louise or Field any time soon.
Hunters fined more than $10k for bighorn sheep

Hunters fined more than $10k for bighorn sheep

BANFF – Two hunters were fined $10,500 each after pleading guilty for hunting two bighorn sheep last year by using trails in Banff National Park.
New holiday light policy for Banff

New holiday light policy for Banff

BANFF – Banff wants to avoid festive lights being strung willy-nilly on trees and poles during the winter season.
Illegal camping lower priority

Illegal camping lower priority

LAKE LOUISE – Parks Canada managers have told wardens in Lake Louise to make illegal camping a lower enforcement priority, but to put problems around illegal wildlife feeding higher up on the list.
Leave it to beavers

Leave it to beavers

BANFF – Beavers are nature’s engineers but have long been persecuted for the damage they do to human infrastructure.