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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.

Town turns down Skins grant proposal

BANFF – TSN missed the broom. At a meeting Monday (Sept.
Grizzly kills released orphan bear cub

Grizzly kills released orphan bear cub

BANFF – A grizzly bear has killed one of three black bear cubs abandoned in a roadside washroom in 2017 and subsequently released into the wilds of Banff National Park earlier this summer.
Collision shuts TCH near Field

Collision shuts TCH near Field

FIELD, B.C. – The Trans-Canada Highway was shut in both directions for several hours on Monday afternoon (Sept. 10) after a motor vehicle collision near Field, B.C. According to Golden RCMP, the highway was closed for three hours and since reopened.