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Backcountry campers fined for illegal camping

Backcountry campers fined for illegal camping

BANFF – Illegal campers in Banff’s backcountry learned the hard way the cost of breaking the rules. Jason Giroux, a former Bow Valley resident, pleaded guilty in Canmore Provincial Court on Oct.
Contractors lose $450,000  in Banff Centre legal dispute

Contractors lose $450,000 in Banff Centre legal dispute

BANFF – A group of contractors who helped complete a multi-million dollar renovation project at the Banff Centre will have to absorb $450,000 in losses as part of a negotiated settlement to solve a legal dispute between Bird Construction and the Banf
Grizzly eats research mountain goat

Grizzly eats research mountain goat

LAKE LOUISE – A nanny mountain goat fitted with a GPS collar for research purposes in Yoho National Park was apparently killed and eaten by a grizzly bear.
Swimming pool reopens at Banff Springs Hotel

Swimming pool reopens at Banff Springs Hotel

BANFF – An infant wading pool at the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel that was shut down by provincial health authorities for unsafe levels of bacteria contamination was reopened Sunday (Nov. 4).
Commuters ditch cars to go green

Commuters ditch cars to go green

BANFF – Banff residents and businesses are trying to do their part to help the national park townsite go green by ditching their vehicles.
Chamber awards celebrate best in business

Chamber awards celebrate best in business

BOW VALLEY – Businesses across the region were celebrated in October at the Bow Valley Chamber of Commerce’s Business Excellence Awards.
Banff’s history with forgotten internment camps

Banff’s history with forgotten internment camps

On Aug.
Soroptimist campaign seeks to shed light on domestic violence

Soroptimist campaign seeks to shed light on domestic violence

BOW VALLEY – Soroptimist International of Banff and Canmore (SIBC) wants everyone in the community to shed light on domestic violence this year – specifically in purple.

Judge dishes out $500 fine for illegal drone use

BANFF – Flying a drone in Banff National Park is costly. Kuldip Kainth was fined $500 after his father-in-law entered a guilty plea on his behalf in Canmore Provincial Court on Oct.
Banff chess open seeks players

Banff chess open seeks players

Brandon Wilson BANFF – The Banff Open chess tournament is entering its third year and is seeking more players than ever to compete during the three-day event held at the Banff Centre on Nov. 10-12.