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Banff considers new municipal historic resource on Beaver Street

Banff considers new municipal historic resource on Beaver Street

BANFF – The McKenzie Residence at 202 Beaver St. in Banff may not be the oldest home on the block, but soon it will be the newest municipal historic resource.
Bison babies born wild in Banff National Park

Bison babies born wild in Banff National Park

BANFF – At least two new bison babies are roaming the backcountry of Banff National Park. Parks Canada spotted the first one with the herd in the Clearwater River Valley on June 18 and the second about a week later.
Banff’s Ti’nu nets $500k profit after first year

Banff’s Ti’nu nets $500k profit after first year

BANFF ­­ – The Town of Banff’s first affordable rental housing development is expected to make a $450,000 to $500,000 annual operating profit.
Bear Minimum calls on Banff to ban single-use plastic bags

Bear Minimum calls on Banff to ban single-use plastic bags

BANFF – A local environmental advocacy group is calling on local politicians to ban single-use plastic bags in the tourist town.
Second grizzly bear killed in Banff National Park

Second grizzly bear killed in Banff National Park

BANFF – A female grizzly bear has become the second grizzly to be fatally injured by a vehicle in Banff National Park in the past month.
Congestion charge for Banff considered

Congestion charge for Banff considered

BANFF – Banff’s elected officials are considering the possibility of establishing a congestion charge, or toll, for vehicles driving into the busiest parts of the community, if a user-pay parking system doesn’t work out.
Snowfall warning for Banff National Park

Snowfall warning for Banff National Park

BANFF – Environment Canada issued a snowfall warning for Banff National Park early Thursday morning (June 20) at 6:30 a.m. According to the weather alert, snowfall amounts of about 10 cm is expected.

Changes expected for Banff’s planning department

BANFF – The Town of Banff’s planning and development department is about to see some significant change.
Bow Valley organizations take on reducing single-use plastics

Bow Valley organizations take on reducing single-use plastics

BOW VALLEY – While the federal government announced earlier this month a ban on single-use plastics throughout the country by 2021, local organizations have already taken on the battle to reduce plastic waste in the Bow Valley.
Parks Canada closely monitoring collared Banff wolf

Parks Canada closely monitoring collared Banff wolf

BANFF – Wildlife specialists are keeping close tabs on a bold yearling wolf from the Bow Valley pack in a bid to keep her from heading down a dangerous path and getting into human food and garbage.