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Canmore church apologizes for removing shoes left as vigil

Canmore church apologizes for removing shoes left as vigil

"Now that I think about it, I regret that I could have allowed the memorial to stay out longer to make it more visible, so people could have a sense of its importance."
Airshed region receives provincial recognition

Airshed region receives provincial recognition

The Calgary Region Airshed Zone – which includes Banff, Canmore and the MD of Bighorn – received an award from the Alberta Emeral Foundation recently for work it does to monitor and educate people about air quality in the region.
Canadian Rockies Public Schools sets conservative budget for 2021-22 school year

Canadian Rockies Public Schools sets conservative budget for 2021-22 school year

“It’s predominantly because of COVID the tourism industry has taken a hit and some families have moved out of the valley, so enrolments have gone down. Staff has been adjusted to that as well. It’s a direct correlation. … We admit the enrolments won’t increase or decrease and it’s going to be steady this year, but if enrolments do increase staffing will have to be adjusted.”
PHOTOS: A look at the past week in photography in the Bow Valley

PHOTOS: A look at the past week in photography in the Bow Valley

Here's a look at photos that were in the newspaper and website for the Rocky Mountain Outlook.
Alberta Environment declare flood watch near Town of Banff, Lake Louise

Alberta Environment declare flood watch near Town of Banff, Lake Louise

Alberta Environment declared a flood watch for the Bow River upstream of the Town of Banff and Pipestone River near Lake Louise.
Organization puts out call for World Environment Day

Organization puts out call for World Environment Day

“The garbage and litter is beginning to be very noticeable. It was my motivation to say, I know many people in the community love the environment and they pick-up litter themselves, so why not have a organized day where people can see others and have it be a great community spirit event. … World Environment Day is a great day to come together as safe as we can under COVID and say, ‘let’s do it.’”
Heliport negotiations to continue, potential new locations explored

Heliport negotiations to continue, potential new locations explored

“I think reducing the maximum number of sight-seeing flights from 45 would be a very good way to both reduce GHGs (greenhouse gases) and also address some of the environmental, social and emotional issues that have been raised by the community on the frequency of the flights."
Banff Canmore Community Foundation receives funding to help civil society issues in the Bow Valley region

Banff Canmore Community Foundation receives funding to help civil society issues in the Bow Valley region

“This initiative is all about collaboration. A project of this scale will bring each partner’s perspectives to the table. In coming together, we can take on challenges and opportunities in the Bow Valley at a regional scale."
Canmore recognized nationally for cycling infrastructure

Canmore recognized nationally for cycling infrastructure

“By providing options, more people will choose them. If you have to drive, that space on the road won’t be taken by everyone in the community. You’ll see people walking, bicycling, taking transit, those are all people you’re not parked behind or fighting for parking spots. It’s born out of necessity that we move to a place where people have freedom of choice for transportation.”
Survey highlights residents' satisfaction, issues and concerns for Canmore

Survey highlights residents' satisfaction, issues and concerns for Canmore

“I always find it really interesting and important for council to track these community perspectives. It’d be nice to do it more frequently, but the budget is a factor. Council did decide since it’s an election year and it gives us all a sense of community perspective and it’ll help the next council’s job of approving new budgets and new projects.”