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40th Annual Miners' Day Parade

40th Annual Miners' Day Parade

The coal mines in Canmore shut down officially on Friday, July 13, 1979 – this year marked the 40th anniversary of the closure with miners and their families gathering on Saturday (July 13) for the annual Miners' Day Parade down Main Street
Damaged water valve irks TeePee Town residents

Damaged water valve irks TeePee Town residents

Drew Keoughan, an area resident, said he hit the broken valve casing with his car in late September damaging one of his tires
Rat’s Nest Cave pushes the boundaries of exploration

Rat’s Nest Cave pushes the boundaries of exploration

Over the past three months, a team of volunteer cavers have been working in conjunction with the Alberta Speleological Society to shed new light on the cave’s physical dimensions, as well as the geological and hydrological processes involved in creating the cave
Operator of Twin Falls Chalet owes Parks Canada money

Operator of Twin Falls Chalet owes Parks Canada money

The operator of the historic chalet has refused to sign a new lease because Parks Canada is seeking a percentage of her business’s gross revenue.
Second cannabis shop to open its doors in Canmore

Second cannabis shop to open its doors in Canmore

The store is expected to open to the public before the end of July.
Canmore resident, marriage commissioner Nomi Whalen dies

Canmore resident, marriage commissioner Nomi Whalen dies

Nomi Whalen's accomplishments included being a founding member of the Alberta Human Rights Commission, serving as an alderman on Calgary's city council, and her many years as a marriage commissioner. During her time guiding couples through their nuptials, she conducted more than 6,000 wedding ceremonies. 
Ed and Jackie Latvala: ‘I was born in a mining community – It was in our blood’

Ed and Jackie Latvala: ‘I was born in a mining community – It was in our blood’

“When it happened, it was the end of an era, but it allowed everyone to get on with their lives.”
Nordic Centre loses world cup biathlon events

Nordic Centre loses world cup biathlon events

For more than two years, local organizers have been lobbying the provincial government to reinvest in the aging facility, or risk losing international sporting events that generate millions of dollars of economic activity in the Bow Valley.
Bob Kuzminski: ‘It holds a lot of us together still’

Bob Kuzminski: ‘It holds a lot of us together still’

"Well, I was there for a couple of days and all of a sudden my dad hands the phone to me. It was the mine boss. ‘Would you like a job for a week or two?’ He asked. Well, I stayed for about six years.”
Elli’s Hair West: The best little hair house in Canmore

Elli’s Hair West: The best little hair house in Canmore

If you’re a longtime Canmore resident, there is a good chance you have had your hair done at Elli’s Hair West. If not yourself, you definitely know someone who has.