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Banff cemetery bylaw postponed

Banff cemetery bylaw postponed

BANFF – Concerns about how long someone can own a plot in Banff’s cemetery before they use it stopped a new bylaw dead in its tracks earlier this month. Under the proposed bylaw under consideration at Banff council’s Feb.
Parks seeks public input for new management plan

Parks seeks public input for new management plan

BANFF – All ideas were on the table during a two-day public forum designed to shape the future of Banff National Park. The aim of the public forum held on Feb.
Banff greenhouse society receives $45,000 grant

Banff greenhouse society receives $45,000 grant

BANFF – It might still be the dead of winter, but things are heating up for Banff Greenhouse Gardening Society.
Bow Valley expecting second Syrian refugee family

Bow Valley expecting second Syrian refugee family

BOW VALLEY – Wearing a pair of red and white Canada mittens, Dana and Waill Tatari were brought to tears in a recent Facebook video. “Someone remembers us,” Dana said with a big smile. “We exist in this world.
Alberta Education minister rescinds decision to cap education funding

Alberta Education minister rescinds decision to cap education funding

BOW VALLEY – More credits, more courses, more money.
Food and fitness find happy partnership at Banff gym

Food and fitness find happy partnership at Banff gym

BANFF – Banff’s Liz White is on a mission. The personal trainer and gym owner wants to bust myths about crossfit and help people achieve their best through exercise and nutrition.
Bow Valley Filipino community welcomes new language programs

Bow Valley Filipino community welcomes new language programs

BOW VALLEY – The Bow Valley Filipino community is welcoming news last week that the provincial government plans to expand language programming for schools in Alberta.
Banff provides grant for YWCA housing project

Banff provides grant for YWCA housing project

BANFF – The Town of Banff will forgo $152,000 in municipal development fees to help the YWCA build its $8.8 million affordable housing project.
Banff council paves way for intercept parking lot

Banff council paves way for intercept parking lot

BANFF – Plans by Liricon Capital to build an intercept parking lot and a gondola to Mount Norquay are one step closer to reality after council endorsed the project’s terms of reference on Monday (Feb. 11).
Banff traffic stop nets  326 lbs of cannabis

Banff traffic stop nets 326 lbs of cannabis

BANFF – A RCMP bust near Banff earlier this year resulted in 326 lbs. of illegal cannabis, 10 lbs. of psilocybin mushrooms, 4.5 lbs. of shatter, two lbs. of edibles and $11,000 taken off the street.