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Banff admin pitches field house conversion at Fenlands rec centre

Banff admin pitches field house conversion at Fenlands rec centre

The user space at the Fenlands Banff Recreation Centre might look different in the near future
Regional trail cleanup event planned for this weekend

Regional trail cleanup event planned for this weekend

Organizers of the Kananaskis Canmore Klean Up event are concerned increased volumes of garbage left along popular trails and in day-use parking lots in the region could attract wildlife and have 400 prizes to give out for those able to participate in the cleanup event
Banff council talking staff wages for 2021

Banff council talking staff wages for 2021

“A cost of living increase has always been, in my mind, the least we can do in terms of our employees," said Banff Mayor Karen Sorensen.
Banff's mandatory mask areas has nearly perfect compliance over long weekend

Banff's mandatory mask areas has nearly perfect compliance over long weekend

The first weekend of mandatory masks in Banff’s set areas had an “overwhelming positive” effort, according to reports.
Banff mayor responds to accusations of financial wrongdoing

Banff mayor responds to accusations of financial wrongdoing

A letter being distributed on doorsteps in Banff has made serious allegations of corruption and conflict of interest against Mayor Karen Sorensen, council and administration with respect to the municipality's employee benefits package – which is provided through her husband as the insurance broker
August long weekend keeps rescue crews busy in K-Country

August long weekend keeps rescue crews busy in K-Country

“This weekend was I would say more typical in the distribution of the style of calls but just more of them. For a long weekend in August having 20 calls in a weekend is still really busy.”
Heat warnings issued for Banff, Canmore, K-Country

Heat warnings issued for Banff, Canmore, K-Country

Environment Canada issued a heat warning for the Bow Valley and Kananaskis Country.
Stricter rules introduced for Americans travelling through Canada to Alaska

Stricter rules introduced for Americans travelling through Canada to Alaska

Beginning Friday (Aug. 1), U.S. travellers heading to Alaska through Canada will be required to hang a tag in their rear view mirror and are to avoid visiting national parks and tourism activities under new rules put from the Canada Border Services Agency
Town of Banff investigating separate off-leash area for small dogs

Town of Banff investigating separate off-leash area for small dogs

“The current dog park we have in Banff is great, but given the size of my dog, I don’t feel safe taking him there."
Banff passes mandatory mask bylaw to help prevent spread of COVID-19

Banff passes mandatory mask bylaw to help prevent spread of COVID-19

"Since Aurora’s birth we have always had to worry about one of us being exposed to a virus, but this pandemic has made it so much worse and I worry about her health and safety constantly."