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Longtime Canmore CAO to retire at end of 2021

Longtime Canmore CAO to retire at end of 2021

“I have pretty much overseen every department and area of the Town with that progression through public works and deputy CAO and now CAO. It’s been very rewarding and a privilege to have been so involved in Canmore in the transition from a small community to a really beautiful tourism destination."
Six candidates declared in Banff-Airdrie federal constituency

Six candidates declared in Banff-Airdrie federal constituency

In the Banff-Airdrie constituency, Conservative Party incumbent Blake Richards is expected to face-off against at least five opponents, including David Gamble of the Liberal Party, Tariq Elnaga of the Maverick Party, Nadine Wellwood of the People's Party of Canada, Aidan Blum for the Green Party and Derek Sloan as an independent.
Massive support pours in for injured Canmore alpinist Barry Blanchard

Massive support pours in for injured Canmore alpinist Barry Blanchard

"The trajectory [of Barry Blanchard's recovery] seems to be going in the right direction, but I think with these kind of injuries everyone is going to need a bit more time and he'll need a bit more time to continue to fight."
Marra to run for Canmore council re-election

Marra to run for Canmore council re-election

“I love our town and I love our community. It's a great place. I've enjoyed my first time on council and it's allowed me to represent the voices of the community. I'd like to be involved in the decision making process that will obviously guide the direction of our town now and in the future.”
Dead Man's Flats wildfire under control, investigation continuing

Dead Man's Flats wildfire under control, investigation continuing

“The fire danger in the Calgary Forest Area, where this wildfire is located, is extreme. In these conditions, a wildfire can start easily and spread very quickly. We ask all Albertans to do their part to prevent wildfires. Last year, 88 per cent of wildfires were human-caused. There is currently a fire ban in place for the entire Calgary Forest Area, which means that outdoor camp fires are not allowed.”
Security, signage brought in to curtail trespassing on TSMV lands

Security, signage brought in to curtail trespassing on TSMV lands

“Many people admitted they were trying to avoid Quarry Lake and avoid busier areas. After we started educating people and telling them there are different trails, the pond isn’t for swimming, we have a seen a drop. … Hopefully with education, improving the signage and mapping, people will use legitimately public lands, which Three Sisters private property is not.”
PHOTOS: The past week in photography in the Bow Valley

PHOTOS: The past week in photography in the Bow Valley

A look at the past week in photography in the Bow Valley as it appeared in the pages of the Rocky Mountain Outlook.
Firefighters work to extinguish grassfire near Dead Man's Flats

Firefighters work to extinguish grassfire near Dead Man's Flats

Firefighters are continuing to work at extinguishing a grassfire that began late-Friday afternoon near Dead Man's Flats and the Trans-Canada Highway.
TSMV files appeal on Three Sisters Village ASP

TSMV files appeal on Three Sisters Village ASP

The rejected Three Sisters Village area structure plan will head to a provincial appeal after Three Sisters Mountain Village Properties Limited filed its paperwork Monday (Aug. 9).
Boil water advisory completely lifted for Canmore, investigation into cause continues

Boil water advisory completely lifted for Canmore, investigation into cause continues

“We want to thank the community for their support and patience as we worked through flushing and water quality testing to confirm the safety of the water over the past week. EPCOR and the Town of Canmore appreciate the community response and cooperation and would like to confirm everyone in the town can resume regular water use.”