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Town of Banff investigating glass, hazardous items unearthed at off-leash dog park

Town of Banff investigating glass, hazardous items unearthed at off-leash dog park

“It’s not every day that I discover glass or debris, however it is often enough that those of us that use the dog park on a regular basis are being very cautious because the potential is there for some very serious injury.”
PHOTOS: The past week in photography in the Bow Valley

PHOTOS: The past week in photography in the Bow Valley

A look at the past week in photography in the Bow Valley as it appeared in the pages of the Rocky Mountain Outlook.
Banff councillor pushing for more accountability in meeting recording policy

Banff councillor pushing for more accountability in meeting recording policy

“I would like to see incumbents being able to use the material that shows them off well and I would also like to be able to see challengers use materials that might hold people accountable to their decisions."
Pettigrew 'staying the course' in Banff municipal election

Pettigrew 'staying the course' in Banff municipal election

Following Stavros Karlos' withdrawal from Banff's mayoral race, 2017 mayoral hopeful and 2021 council candidate Hugh Pettigrew says he will still run for a council seat unless there is no race for the mayor's job.
Parks Canada clarifies position on gondola with Town of Banff

Parks Canada clarifies position on gondola with Town of Banff

Banff town council will discuss whether to remove a gondola terminus from the train station lands area redevelopment plan at its meeting on Monday, Sept. 13. Parks Canada has provided clear direction that a gondola does not conform to federal legislation and regulations.
Recording Banff DAB, MPC meetings under consideration

Recording Banff DAB, MPC meetings under consideration

“Having these both online will make them so much more accessible for the public,” said Libbey McDougall, the Town of Banff's municipal clerk.
Police investigation into reported  incident at Johnston Canyon ruled non-criminal

Police investigation into reported incident at Johnston Canyon ruled non-criminal

“The investigation into the matter reported to have occurred in Johnston Canyon on Sept. 5 has been determined to be non-criminal in nature."
Buckingham throws hat in ring for Banff election

Buckingham throws hat in ring for Banff election

Allan Buckingham is the latest Banff council candidate to officially declare he's running in the Oct. 18 municipal election, joining Jessia Arsenio, Hugh Pettigrew , Mark Walker and Les Young who have also filed their nomination papers.
UPDATED: RCMP identify woman in investigation into potential 'suspicious activity' at Johnston Canyon

UPDATED: RCMP identify woman in investigation into potential 'suspicious activity' at Johnston Canyon

Police, who are continuing an investigation, are not releasing any details on the nature of the potential suspicious activity at Johnston Canyon on Sunday afternoon
Karlos withdraws from Banff mayoral race following serious concussion

Karlos withdraws from Banff mayoral race following serious concussion

“My recovery is progressing, but not fast enough to run a mayoral campaign at this time… To protect my health, I am regretfully, withdrawing from the mayoral race.”