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Provincial budget cuts 'shock to the system' for Banff

Provincial budget cuts 'shock to the system' for Banff

Important social programs in Banff are facing potential funding cuts as a result of the UCP's 2019 provincial budget
Valley Winds Music Association changed organization after visit to Cuba

Valley Winds Music Association changed organization after visit to Cuba

“Cuba is such a musical culture – it’s in their soul it’s in their hearts.”
Banff council slams brakes on Segway proposal

Banff council slams brakes on Segway proposal

“We absolutely can’t put these things on the roads with the vehicular traffic we have, let alone road conditions," said Banff Mayor Karen Sorensen of a proposal to run Segway tours in the busy tourist town.
The Boss still out and about

The Boss still out and about

“The fact is big male grizzly bears are probably still out; we’ve seen one as early as least week. This is not unusual and they may still be around until early December," said Parks Canada wildlife expert Dan Rafla.
Affordable housing development moving ahead in Banff

Affordable housing development moving ahead in Banff

“We want these to be affordable,” said Sharon Oakley, the Town’s housing sustainability manager on plans for a new for ownership housing development on Banff Avenue. “We heard strongly from surveys that the average amount people could afford would be between $300,000 and $500,000.”
High speed chase on Trans-Canada through Banff and Canmore leads to arrest near Cochrane

High speed chase on Trans-Canada through Banff and Canmore leads to arrest near Cochrane

A high speed chase that started near Banff, resulting in a spike belt near Highway 22 and the Trans-Canada Highway, ended with a RCMP arrest near Cochrane.
Air monitoring comes to Canmore

Air monitoring comes to Canmore

"We are very excited to be able to bring portable units out to Canmore to monitor in the Bow Valley. This is the first ambient long-term monitoring in the Bow Valley and we are excited to be able to provide it."
Parks Canada studying status of sick sheep

Parks Canada studying status of sick sheep

Parks Canada has radio-collared 17 sheep and six mountain goats in Banff National Park to get information on their health and population status
Sunshine Village's Slush Cup receives Alberta Tourism award for best event of the year

Sunshine Village's Slush Cup receives Alberta Tourism award for best event of the year

Sunshine’s Slush Cup was awarded the Tourism Event or Festival Award, while Parks picked up the Tourism Content Award for its Bison Reintroduction Backcountry Science web series at the Alberta Tourism Awards at the end of October
Moment of silence honours Canadian veterans

Moment of silence honours Canadian veterans

It is a tradition that is more than a century old and one communities in the Rocky Mountains hold dear, as organizers prepare for the annual Remembrance Day ceremonies across the valley