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Jasper RCMP looking for video footage from Columbia Icefield tour

Jasper RCMP looking for video footage from Columbia Icefield tour

The Jasper RCMP is asking members of the public who were on the Columbia Icefield Adventure tour the morning of July 18 – in the same motor coach involved in a fatal rollover later that day – for any video footage they may have recorded
Initial attack crews put out small fire near Banff

Initial attack crews put out small fire near Banff

Banff National Park has hit an extreme fire hazard rating for the first time this summer
Recent COVID-19 cases in Banff linked to one household

Recent COVID-19 cases in Banff linked to one household

“Recently, there was a small cluster related to a household group, so not a business or a facility, and the exposure was thought to have occurred at an event in Calgary."
Drive-thru COVID-19 testing site in Banff on hold

Drive-thru COVID-19 testing site in Banff on hold

“I believe that we do need one or could use one in our community, especially with the amount of visitation that we’re receiving and the amount of frontline workers that we have in our community,” said Silvio Adamo, Banff’s director of emergency management.
Banff passes bylaw to mandate masks to prevent spread of COVID-19

Banff passes bylaw to mandate masks to prevent spread of COVID-19

“I have no doubt in my mind that this is the right thing to do,” said Mayor Karen Sorensen.
Work at Quarry Lake off-leash dog park nearing completion

Work at Quarry Lake off-leash dog park nearing completion

The Town of Canmore is formalizing two official off-leash zones at Quarry Lake, while residents in Banff are asking for a dividing fence at the industrial compound off-leash dog park to separate smaller dogs from larger ones.
Canmore naturalist, author honoured for conservation writing

Canmore naturalist, author honoured for conservation writing

Canmore's Kevin Van Tighem was awarded the Canadian Wildlife Federation’s  Robert Bateman Award for Conservation through the Arts for his fiction and non-fiction writing about wildlife and nature
Banff, Canmore discussing mandatory masks

Banff, Canmore discussing mandatory masks

Banff council will discuss mandatory mask bylaw on Monday (July 27) and Canmore council is expected to have a similar discussion during the first week of August
Canadian Rockies Public School division maintains dress code for students

Canadian Rockies Public School division maintains dress code for students

While administration at CRPS maintains a procedure that directs students to "dress appropriately" is a broad direction for principals to follow, handbooks tells students at one local high school to dress in a way that is not a "distraction" to others and to "please respect the modesty of yourself and others."
Bow Valley school re-entry plans to be released in August

Bow Valley school re-entry plans to be released in August

"We recognize how difficult masking would be, especially in lower elementary grades, which is why we are not relying on any single health measure to stop the spread of COVID-19 in the school setting," said Alberta Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Deena Hinshaw.