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Banff and Parks team up for fire training

Banff and Parks team up for fire training

BANFF – In an effort that was part training exercise, part public outreach, Parks Canada teamed up with Town of Banff fire crews to set up and test its fire prevention sprinkler system in Banff on Tuesday (July 24). Starting at 6 p.m.
Charges dropped against illegal Banff cannabis dispensary

Charges dropped against illegal Banff cannabis dispensary

BANFF – Federal Crown prosecutors have dropped all criminal charges related to an illegal cannabis dispensary that opened up in Banff at the beginning of 2017.

UPDATED: 'Small' lightning-sparked fires in Banff extinguished

A thunder storm rolling through the Rocky Mountains on Thursday afternoon (July 19) sparked three fires within the borders of Banff National Park.
Walk a Mile together this year

Walk a Mile together this year

BOW VALLEY – After a decade of Bow Valley men stepping up to support the YWCA Banff's Walk-A-Mile event to raise awareness around intimate partner violence, organizers are hoping this year to get the community walking together.
Power-assisted bikes permitted on Legacy Trail

Power-assisted bikes permitted on Legacy Trail

BOW VALLEY – Power-assisted bicycles, commonly referred to as e-bikes, are now allowed to use the Legacy Trail between Canmore and Banff.
Bear warning issued south of Bow River in Canmore

Bear warning issued south of Bow River in Canmore

CANMORE – A bear warning is in place for the south side of the Bow Valley in Canmore as buffalo berries are ripening.
Parks royalty passes away at age 98

Parks royalty passes away at age 98

Her death marks the end of an era. Well-known and loved Banffite Dorothy Carleton passed away peacefully at the Bow-Crest Care Centre in Calgary on June 30 at age 98.