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EDITORIAL: Twinning of stretch of highway a necessity

EDITORIAL: Twinning of stretch of highway a necessity

EDITORIAL: Human and wildlife fatalities along the Rocky Mountains stretch of the Trans-Canada Highway happen nearly every weekend each summer, but certain stretches are more deadly than others.
PHOTOS: The past week in photography in the Bow Valley

PHOTOS: The past week in photography in the Bow Valley

PHOTOS: The past week in photography in the Bow Valley
Changes proposed to Banff B&B quota to help save heritage homes

Changes proposed to Banff B&B quota to help save heritage homes

“The direction was to come up with a new number based on sound planning considerations that was actually less than the existing quota.”
Canada Day traffic delays kept at 10 minutes

Canada Day traffic delays kept at 10 minutes

“A 21 per cent reduction on Mountain Avenue traffic is the principal cause for congestion improvements – 1,100 fewer vehicles drove up to find full lots at Sulphur in 2022 versus 2019."
Renewed calls for final phase of highway twinning through Yoho National Park

Renewed calls for final phase of highway twinning through Yoho National Park

“Unfortunately, the further away from Ottawa and in areas of lesser population, i.e. votes, the less pressing the issue becomes warranting a shrug and an acceptance of what is totally preventable tragedies.”
Banff's first-quarter financials predict $400,000 deficit

Banff's first-quarter financials predict $400,000 deficit

“It is not uncommon at the Q1 forecasting stage to be forecasting a deficit,” said Dorothee Esquerre, the Town of Banff’s finance officer. “A large amount of expenditure, revenues, programming, and projects occur during the busy summer months.”
Surprise over federal riding redistribution proposal

Surprise over federal riding redistribution proposal

“The fact that Banff and Canmore would be split and not be in the same riding makes no sense to me. I do have some major concerns there and I do think there is a way that it can be fixed.”
Motorcyclist dead in head-on crash in Banff

Motorcyclist dead in head-on crash in Banff

Police say the position of the sun may have played a role in deadly crash
Eleven organizations receive funding from Wim and Nancy Pauw Foundation

Eleven organizations receive funding from Wim and Nancy Pauw Foundation

The Wim and Nancy Pauw Foundation through its True Sport Youth Fund will see between $1,000 and $5,000 go towards the 11 different regional groups.
Day camp staffing shortage hits Canmore

Day camp staffing shortage hits Canmore

CANMORE – Like many other places in the Bow Valley, artsPlace is not immune to the ongoing staffing shortages. For the organization, the shortage is hitting the day camps that are held through the summer.