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Kentucky man to appear in Canmore court after breaching quarantine

Kentucky man to appear in Canmore court after breaching quarantine

John Pennington, 40, was charged twice in Banff for contravening an order of a medical health officer, two days in a row and is expected to appear in Canmore Provincial Court this November
Town of Banff issues stop order against developer illegally charging for parking

Town of Banff issues stop order against developer illegally charging for parking

“It’s written in the legislation and is the first condition of their development permit that they can’t charge for parking,” said Darren Enns, director of planning and development
Calgary woman drowns at Marble Canyon, man airlifted to hospital by STARS

Calgary woman drowns at Marble Canyon, man airlifted to hospital by STARS

A trip to the Marble Canyon in Kootenay National Park ended in tragedy this weekend, after a woman fell into the water and drowned.
Banff council has little appetite for new programs, services for 2021 with COVID-19 uncertainty

Banff council has little appetite for new programs, services for 2021 with COVID-19 uncertainty

I don’t need to see in the next budget what I would call true new service level requests,” said Mayor Karen Sorensen
Town conducting survey on Banff Avenue housing development

Town conducting survey on Banff Avenue housing development

“Due to the COVID pandemic and other circumstances currently impacting our community, we are reaching out to potential home buyers to determine interest in the development,” according to a Facebook post by the Town of Banff.
Banff Avenue pedestrian zone will end Sept. 14

Banff Avenue pedestrian zone will end Sept. 14

In addition to deciding when the road closure along Banff Avenue would end at its meeting Friday (Aug. 14), Banff council voted to expand the outdoor area included in its mandatory mask bylaw to include Bear Street
YWCA Banff breaks ground on affordable housing project

YWCA Banff breaks ground on affordable housing project

"We have been fortunate enough to incorporate five fully accessible units based on national housing standards. They have the highest criteria and we are really proud of that component as part of our broadening of the spectrum of housing and who this project will be serving." 
Banff council considering expanding mandatory mask bylaw to Bear Street

Banff council considering expanding mandatory mask bylaw to Bear Street

Banff council will hold a special meeting on Friday (Aug. 14) to consider expanding the mandatory mask bylaw to Bear Street
Banff council publicly releases independent investigation into conflict of interest allegations

Banff council publicly releases independent investigation into conflict of interest allegations

BANFF – Elected officials in Banff have publicly released an independent investigator's report into allegations of financial wrongdoing against the mayor. Council voted Monday (Aug.
Banff admin ‘jumping the gun’ with retrofitting Fenlands pitch: Councillor

Banff admin ‘jumping the gun’ with retrofitting Fenlands pitch: Councillor

“It’s been a lifelong dream of many ice users past and present to have a second ice surface and it would be totally disrespectful to the volunteers and ice users who worked tirelessly to push for that second ice arena."