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Canmore Folk Music Festival is back ... almost

Canmore Folk Music Festival is back ... almost

A modified version of the 2020 Canmore Folk Music Festival will take place over the August long weekend (Aug. 1-3) including a CKUA retrospective, a takeover on Mountain FM, and Great Paws Virtual Show featuring festival favourites like Amelie Patterson, Irish Mythen and Jim Cuddy
SUMMER EXPLORER: Tips and tricks for picnicking in the mountains

SUMMER EXPLORER: Tips and tricks for picnicking in the mountains

From charcuterie to foraging fresh salad greens, the Bow Valley has you covered
Public hearing set to consider rezoning MacDonald Place lot

Public hearing set to consider rezoning MacDonald Place lot

The owner of a lot on the corner of MacDonald Place and Three Sisters Drive in Canmore would like to rezone the property from R1 to R2, which would allow a duplex to be built instead of a single detached dwelling
CP says proposal for passenger rail between Calgary and Banff can't affect its business

CP says proposal for passenger rail between Calgary and Banff can't affect its business

“CP is unable to consider a proposal to co-locate a passenger rail service on our property unless it can be demonstrated that a segregated passenger operation can be built on adjacent infrastructure without interfering with CP’s freight capacity, or restricting the physical space required to accommodate future growth."
YWCA Banff will continue offering rooms for locals to isolate or quarantine

YWCA Banff will continue offering rooms for locals to isolate or quarantine

"We really wanted to make sure that if we were going to be a space for local people who need that support that we were going to deliver it in the right way." 
COVID-19 delays new program testing for lead in Canmore's drinking water

COVID-19 delays new program testing for lead in Canmore's drinking water

While Canmore's drinking water distribution system does not contain lead pipes, homes in the community built before 1960 might. As a result, Epcor and the Town of Canmore hope to launch a new program, once COVID-19 restrictions are lifted, to test tap water from residential properties to determine lead levels.
Roam Transit making face coverings mandatory for Bow Valley bus routes

Roam Transit making face coverings mandatory for Bow Valley bus routes

Beginning next Monday (July 13), passengers travelling on Roam Transit buses in the Bow Valley will be required to wear a face covering, with some exceptions. Roam is the first public transit provider in Alberta to make face coverings mandatory as an additional safety measure to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Canmore recreation facilities begin reopening with a 'new normal' due to COVID-19

Canmore recreation facilities begin reopening with a 'new normal' due to COVID-19

As of Wednesday (July 1), the Town of Canmore began reopening its facilities, however those hoping to swim at Elevation Place will have to wait until August due to a broken light fixture over the pool that needs to be replaced. Those who want to use the fitness centre and climbing wall will be able to do so by reservation beginning mid-July.
Bow Valley schools preparing re-entry plans for September

Bow Valley schools preparing re-entry plans for September

"We have to look at all the risks and benefits for our kids, for the teachers and for the administrators," said Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Deena Hinshaw during a town hall livestream Thursday (June 25). "Having kids stay at home and do virtual school for long periods of time brings with it other risks that we need to take into consideration."
Rocky Mountain Outlook wins multiple newspaper awards

Rocky Mountain Outlook wins multiple newspaper awards

The Rocky Mountain Outlook has won a number of newspaper awards of excellence for its coverage of news, arts and sports in the valley last year