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Planning department staff extension considered

BANFF – The planning and development department is looking to extend the contract of one of its planners for another year to allow for critical long-range and strategic planning.
Banff to ante up $100K in wage adjustments

Banff to ante up $100K in wage adjustments

BANFF – Wages for Town of Banff employees lag behind other comparable municipalities, but are above other local publicly funded or private business organizations, according to an independent compensation review.
Cascade project a return to historic waterscape

Cascade project a return to historic waterscape

BANFF – A vision to restore and return native fish to Cascade Creek – a highly controlled and regulated creek below Lake Minnewanka dam – is a step closer to reality.
CRPS contract talks continue with teachers

CRPS contract talks continue with teachers

BOW VALLEY – Teachers with the Canadian Rockies Public School division (CRPS) are trying to hammer out a new contract with the local school board more than two years after their contract expired.
One-time warning for public pot smoking

One-time warning for public pot smoking

BANFF – Those caught smoking or vaping pot in public places within the Banff townsite will be given a first time warning before being hit with a $100 fine. Recreational cannabis use becomes legal in Canada on Oct.

Snowfall warning issued for Banff

BANFF – It might officially be summer, but Mother Nature has other plans. Environment Canada issued a snowfall warning for Banff National Park on Sept. 13 warning the mountain community to expect between 10 to 15 centimetres of snow.

Dozen cannabis stores likely for Banff

BANFF ­– Banff could potentially see about 12 pot stores once recreational cannabis becomes legal in Canada on Oct. 17 – but there are caveats that go along with that. On Monday (Sept.
Hockey school looks for more access

Hockey school looks for more access

BANFF – Politicians have called a time out on the Banff Hockey Academy’s bid for use of additional space at the Fenlands recreation centre at no cost.
Housing crunch a familiar story in valley

Housing crunch a familiar story in valley

HARVIE HEIGHTS – For those familiar with issues related to affordable housing in the Bow Valley, it’s well known the situation crosses many social, cultural and economic boundaries.
Nominations needed for business excellence awards

Nominations needed for business excellence awards

BOW VALLEY – The second annual Bow Valley Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards event is coming soon, and the chamber’s board is looking for nominations.