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Grizzly bear chases cyclist in K-Country, prompts warning

Grizzly bear chases cyclist in K-Country, prompts warning

KANANASKIS – A grizzly bear that charged at a cyclist along the Smith Dorrien Highway near Buller Pond has prompted Alberta Parks to issue a warning for the area.
New duplex approved in Banff Spray land use district

New duplex approved in Banff Spray land use district

“The intent of the number of dwellings at this property, in the context of the land use district, was to provide for the development into duplex. I think this is consistent.”
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.
Six candidates declared in Banff-Airdrie federal constituency

Six candidates declared in Banff-Airdrie federal constituency

In the Banff-Airdrie constituency, Conservative Party incumbent Blake Richards is expected to face-off against at least five opponents, including David Gamble of the Liberal Party, Tariq Elnaga of the Maverick Party, Nadine Wellwood of the People's Party of Canada, Aidan Blum for the Green Party and Derek Sloan as an independent.
Standish to go up against Karlos in Banff mayoral race

Standish to go up against Karlos in Banff mayoral race

“I am not the most outspoken person, but certainly I listen, I process and I make decisions based on facts,” said Councillor Brian Standish who will take a run for the mayor's seat in the Oct. 18 municipal election.
Parks Canada kills bison that ventured onto provincial lands

Parks Canada kills bison that ventured onto provincial lands

“The herd is still strong and healthy.  We still have 65 bison in the park, and I believe we had about 13 calves this year, so the population is still doing well.”
Town of Banff rolls out mandatory vaccination policy for employees

Town of Banff rolls out mandatory vaccination policy for employees

The Town of Banff's new policy requires all municipal staff to be vaccinated unless they have either a medical or religious exemption.
Police investigate backcountry fatalities in mountain parks

Police investigate backcountry fatalities in mountain parks

A 32-year-old man from Quebec is dead following a climbing accident in Yoho National Park on Aug. 15, and a 61-year-old Medicine Hat man died Aug. 11 when a tree fell on him at a Lake Minnewanka backcountry campground
Hugh Pettigrew seeks seat as councillor in Banff municipal election

Hugh Pettigrew seeks seat as councillor in Banff municipal election

Hugh Pettigrew joins Mark Walker and Jessia Arsenio in seeking a seat at the council table in Oct. 18 municipal election
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.