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Banff gardeners get additional funds to begin third greenhouse

Banff gardeners get additional funds to begin third greenhouse

BANFF – Those waiting to get their hands dirty gardening in Banff’s mountain soil received good news at council with the approval of extra funds to build the community’s third greenhouse this fall.

Potential pot lottery unpopular

BANFF – Some Banff businesses don’t want to see a lottery system for processing applications for pot retail stores once recreational cannabis becomes legal in Canada on Oct. 17. At a public hearing on Monday (Aug.
Banff bison bull killed, other relocated

Banff bison bull killed, other relocated

BANFF – The second of two bulls which wandered onto provincial lands from a bison relocation project in Banff National Park was captured and relocated to Waterton, Sunday (Aug. 19).
Parks kills bison bull

Parks kills bison bull

BANFF – One of the two bison bulls that wandered outside Banff National Park at the beginning of the month has been killed by Parks Canada. In an update from Parks Canada late Friday (Aug.
TSN requests fee waiver at Fenlands for Skins games

TSN requests fee waiver at Fenlands for Skins games

BANFF – TSN wants to bring the Curling Skins Game back to the Banff Fenlands curling rink from 2019-21, but is asking elected officials to consider waiving the fee for renting the venue.
Banff council considers wildfire response at in-camera meeting

Banff council considers wildfire response at in-camera meeting

BOW VALLEY – Elected officials in Banff met this week to be briefed on a strategic plan for how it would respond to a wildfire should one threaten the community, but the conversation was held behind closed doors.
Two bison bulls bolt from Banff park project

Two bison bulls bolt from Banff park project

PANTHER VALLEY – After just one week as truly wild animals, two bison bulls in Banff National Park’s reintroduction herd have headed for the hills. Parks Canada confirmed Tuesday (Aug.
Small fire on Mount Rundle smoking since Saturday

Small fire on Mount Rundle smoking since Saturday

BANFF – A lighting strike that hit Mount Rundle in Banff National Park on Saturday evening (Aug. 11) and started a wildfire is continuing to smoke, despite efforts to put it out.
Wardle wildfire being held, not expected to grow

Wardle wildfire being held, not expected to grow

VERMILION CROSSING – The Wardle wildfire burning in Kootenay National Park is being held and not expected to spread, according to an update from Parks Canada on Aug. 20.
'They were like family' victims of Jasper crash worked in Banff

'They were like family' victims of Jasper crash worked in Banff

BANFF - Four of the six people who died in a fiery car crash near Jasper earlier this week worked in Banff. Anand Panwar, Pavan Kathiat, Gelek Wangmo and Ganesh Anala were identified on a Gofundme campaign created to support their families.