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Heavy rainfall main driver of floods – not snowpack

Heavy rainfall main driver of floods – not snowpack

“The bottom line is watch the precipitation forecasts and don’t worry about the snowpack…flooding is caused by rain, not snow melt."
SDAB ruling on dirt piles to add mitigation work

SDAB ruling on dirt piles to add mitigation work

“I really appreciated the thoroughness of the board. … It’s impressive how thorough they were at looking at the various provisions of the land use bylaw, the Municipal Government Act, the history of the site. They had to delineate over what was and wasn’t in their jurisdiction. I think for citizens who put their hands up to serve on the board, it was impressive how diligent they were.”
Bighorn sets date for parking bylaw public hearing

Bighorn sets date for parking bylaw public hearing

“The proposed parking regulations will standardize suitable levels of parking for visitor accommodation within the MD. As noted at the April meeting, the market has adjusted to provide parking for multi-room temporary accommodations.”
Canmore local selected for Indigenous award

Canmore local selected for Indigenous award

Naashkii Soler was selected by St. Michaels University School for its first Indigenous Peoples Within Canada Award.
UPDATED: Bear traps removed from Canmore

UPDATED: Bear traps removed from Canmore

“We removed all the traps; we weren’t successful in trapping the grizzly bear. I think that’s because he was just working his way through these green spaces and he wasn’t staying in one area for too long.”
McFeeters new bench boss for Sherwood Park Crusaders

McFeeters new bench boss for Sherwood Park Crusaders

“I’m excited to create my own path here and build another organization within the league that can have some success.”
SDAB ruling could have serious consequences for B&Bs, says association

SDAB ruling could have serious consequences for B&Bs, says association

“I do believe it has created a great amount of anxiety and confusion. Future potential business owners who planned to operate in the tourist business as a bed and breakfast, and support the tourism industry in Canmore, now there is great confusion over what are the bylaws, and the rules and regulations.”
Canmore decides on Bow Valley PCN committee member

Canmore decides on Bow Valley PCN committee member

“Already there has been recommendations of people to sit on this committee by various council members. It is also open for any member of council to participate further. You can do so, on a non-per-diem basis. There is also that opportunity.”
PHOTOS: Canmore's Indigenous Peoples events at the Civic Centre

PHOTOS: Canmore's Indigenous Peoples events at the Civic Centre

PHOTOS: Canmore's Indigenous Peoples events at the Civic Centre on Friday (June 17).
EDITORIAL: Flood risk becoming annual threat

EDITORIAL: Flood risk becoming annual threat

The childhood rhyme of rain, rain, go away is the theme for southern Alberta and the Bow Valley. Consistent rainfalls pelted southern Alberta – including the areas of Banff, Canmore, the Municipal District of Bighorn and Kananaskis Country – that led to flood watches and warnings.