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Fatal single-vehicle collision on Highway 1 near Morley

Fatal single-vehicle collision on Highway 1 near Morley

A man was killed in a single-vehicle collision on Highway 1 Friday morning after his vehicle rolled over and entered the nearby field, Cochrane RCMP said.
Banff council turns down Bear Street businesses' request for tax breaks

Banff council turns down Bear Street businesses' request for tax breaks

“Frankly, it’s not a precedent that I am about to start after 16 years on council," said Mayor Karen Sorensen
Province to take 35 per cent of Banff's overall tax levy

Province to take 35 per cent of Banff's overall tax levy

“In essence, our piece of the pie is growing, so we’re going to pick up a bigger portion of the education tax levy, which is disappointing in this year when obviously the opposite has happened,” said Chris Hughes, Banff's corporate services director.
New study shows wildlife struggle to navigate busy Bow Valley

New study shows wildlife struggle to navigate busy Bow Valley

“We found if Three Sisters builds out and the town of Canmore has a whole bunch of new development, we’re going to see an additional six per cent reduction in connectivity.”
Banff research wolf shot and killed in Montana

Banff research wolf shot and killed in Montana

“This wolf began to show signs of dispersal over the past six months, as it first travelled south into Spray Valley Provincial Park, and into British Columbia, before finally venturing further south."
Bear Street businesses call for fewer trees in beautification project

Bear Street businesses call for fewer trees in beautification project

“The displeasure of numerous storefront being blocked by trees certainly caused quite a stir,” said Bear Street business owner Kaylee Ram.
Banff hotel operator under investigation on COVID mask compliance

Banff hotel operator under investigation on COVID mask compliance

"Clearly we must continue to do everything we can to keep our community safe until we can get everyone vaccinated,” said Silvio Adamo, Banff's director of emergency management.
Federal government unveils "assault-style" firearm buy-back program plans

Federal government unveils "assault-style" firearm buy-back program plans

“At the end of the day, it’s not the gun itself it's the person whose hands it's in,” said Banff-Airdrie MP Blake Richards.
Registration for residential parking permits expected to open mid-April

Registration for residential parking permits expected to open mid-April

"Success for me will be registered by the smooth operation of the residential section of this. We really listened to residents in designing this system and it’s really essential for me that this goes smoothly for our residents," said Councillor Chip Olver
Building name change to honour Catharine Robb Whyte

Building name change to honour Catharine Robb Whyte

“Naming 101 Bear St. the Catharine Robb Building is a very fitting recognition of this outstanding philanthropist whose legacy is felt every day in Banff.”