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Banff considering second sprinkler trailer for wildfire defence

Banff considering second sprinkler trailer for wildfire defence

BANFF – Banff’s fire department is calling for a second sprinkler trailer to protect more homes should a wildfire threaten the community.
Banff moves into 2019 with interim budget

Banff moves into 2019 with interim budget

BANFF – Banff residents are looking at a 5.44 per cent municipal property tax increase as it stands right now, but that will likely change with final operating budget deliberations in January.
Banff bounces around idea to limit pet rabbits

Banff bounces around idea to limit pet rabbits

BANFF – A proposal to prevent a future feral rabbit infestation in Banff similar to the one plaguing neighbouring Canmore has hopped onto the discussion table.
Early success in Bow Valley helps solar energy company shine

Early success in Bow Valley helps solar energy company shine

BOW VALLEY – A Canmore-based company is helping create a brighter future with solar power and its beginnings in the valley have helped it grow throughout the province.
Banff may study wildlife corridors

Banff may study wildlife corridors

BANFF – The Town of Banff is looking to hire a consultant to assess the effects residents and tourists have on critical wildlife corridors near the national park townsite.
Two skiers caught in avalanche along Icefields Parkway

Two skiers caught in avalanche along Icefields Parkway

BANFF – Two skiers were lucky to walk away without any injuries after getting caught in a size two avalanche in Banff National Park over the weekend. The two skiers were making their way to the top of Cique Forepeak, near Bow Lake on Saturday (Dec.
Parks Canada monitoring orphaned black bear cubs in dens

Parks Canada monitoring orphaned black bear cubs in dens

BANFF – Two orphaned female black bear cubs released from captivity into the wilds of Banff National Park this summer have denned for the winter. GPS tracking data showed one of the yearling bears went into the den on Oct. 15 and the other on Nov.
Banff RCMP seek fraud suspect

Banff RCMP seek fraud suspect

BANFF – Local RCMP are seeking a suspect in connection to a series of thefts and frauds in Canmore and Banff over the past week. According to a press release, between Dec.
Banff cannabis retail stores still months from approvals

Banff cannabis retail stores still months from approvals

BANFF – Seven applications to open up cannabis stores in Banff have been submitted to the Town of Banff, but the resort community is still a few months away from seeing any open. The deadline for applications to the Town was Nov.
Banff Centre's Price named to 100 most powerful women list

Banff Centre's Price named to 100 most powerful women list

BANFF – The Women’s Executive Network has included Janice Price, president and CEO of the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, as part of its list of Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women.