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Parks Canada asking Banff residents to report wolf activity in townsite

Parks Canada asking Banff residents to report wolf activity in townsite

BANFF – A Banff resident was woken in the middle of the night by a pack of wolves howling in the alley behind his home on the 500 block of Banff Avenue.
Parks closes area to protect backcountry grizzly den

Parks closes area to protect backcountry grizzly den

BANFF – A denning grizzly bear has forced the closure of a backcountry area near Bow Lake in Banff National Park.
Report shows fluctuations in Bow Valley rental rates

Report shows fluctuations in Bow Valley rental rates

BOW VALLEY – Temperatures are not the only thing fluctuating in the Bow Valley as residential rental rates are increasing and decreasing in Banff and Canmore, according to the recently released Bow Valley Labour Market Review.
Wolverine populations at risk without connectivity

Wolverine populations at risk without connectivity

BANFF – They have a reputation as notoriously badass animals, but wolverines are also very vulnerable.
Town of Banff splitting sewer line cost with Sulphur Mtn businesses

Town of Banff splitting sewer line cost with Sulphur Mtn businesses

BANFF – Town of Banff ratepayers will be on the hook for half of the estimated $2 million price tag to replace an ageing sewer line on Sulphur Mountain that has seen a couple of raw sewage spills.
Gondola up Norquay key to Liricon’s train station parking pitch

Gondola up Norquay key to Liricon’s train station parking pitch

BANFF – A vision for a car-free Banff to eliminate congestion and create a better national park experience for residents and visitors has been pitched by a private developer, but appears to hinge on the development of a gondola to Mount Norquay.
Parks Canada fits new wolf pack with tracking collars

Parks Canada fits new wolf pack with tracking collars

BANFF – Wildlife researchers are tracking the movements of a wolf pack in the Ya Ha Tinda area.
Banff man facing child pornography charges

Banff man facing child pornography charges

BANFF – A 22-year-old man from Banff charged with possession of child pornography made his first appearance in Canmore Provincial Court last week.
Banff cannabis retail location appealed

Banff cannabis retail location appealed

BANFF – An appeal has been filed over approval of a cannabis store in Kirby Lane Mall on the 100 block of Banff Avenue.
Banff residents concerned over Bear Street changes

Banff residents concerned over Bear Street changes

BANFF – A $6.4 million plan to develop Bear Street into a permanent plaza-like, pedestrian-rich experience has hit roadblocks.