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CRPS insurance skyrockets by 274 per cent

CRPS insurance skyrockets by 274 per cent

According to Canadian Rockies Public School (CRPS) board treasurer Mike Guindon, the 274 per cent is from a mixture of different increases, including a 300 per cent property insurance increase.
January cold snap too gradual in Canmore for pine beetle mortality

January cold snap too gradual in Canmore for pine beetle mortality

While mountain pine beetles were killed as a result of a January cold snap in the Jasper and Edmonton regions, the invasive pests fared better in the Bow Valley where cold weather came on more gradually
Regional landfill banks $1M surplus after ‘development-heavy’ year for the Bow Valley

Regional landfill banks $1M surplus after ‘development-heavy’ year for the Bow Valley

Several companies trash have turned into a valley treasure as the Bow Valley Waste Commission will be banking more than $1 million surplus for the 2019 fiscal year.
Exshaw School to be repurposed after months with no solution from feds

Exshaw School to be repurposed after months with no solution from feds

“Politics has gotten in the way. I see no reason to prolong this any further, it’s the responsible thing to do to not put our system at risk, regardless of how we feel.”
General contractor fined $75k for Canmore house explosion

General contractor fined $75k for Canmore house explosion

“I accept that real harm and financial loss occurred in the wake of this incident. Innocent people were displaced from their dwellings. Many live with the harsh reality that they were very nearly killed by the subsequent explosion."
Stoney Nakoda parents and students still no closer to long-term solution for Exshaw School funding

Stoney Nakoda parents and students still no closer to long-term solution for Exshaw School funding

Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) held a community town hall meeting in Morley on Monday (Jan. 20), but one Stoney Nakoda community member said the federal government agency spent most of the meeting giving residents “non-answers”
Elevation Place pool closed due to mechanical issues

Elevation Place pool closed due to mechanical issues

The pool at Elevation Place has been closed since Jan. 14 due to air quality issues while the municipality works to investigate and fix the problem, an update on when the facility might re-open is expected Friday (Jan. 24)
Canmore man wanted on arrest warrant, charged with sexual interference

Canmore man wanted on arrest warrant, charged with sexual interference

Jesus Fernando Pina-Aguirre, 33, has been charged with sexual interference after a complaint earlier this month of sexual interference against a young child.
Two Exshaw School teachers to head to Ottawa to receive prestigious Governor General's award

Two Exshaw School teachers to head to Ottawa to receive prestigious Governor General's award

Kayla Dallyn and Genevieve Soler will be heading to Ottawa to officially receive the Governor General’s History Award for Excellence in Teaching on Monday (Jan. 20) after the educators partnered up with elders from Stoney Nakoda, artsPlace and the University of Calgary to create a unique learning experience for students
RECCO helicopter device a new asset to mountain rescue in the Bow Valley

RECCO helicopter device a new asset to mountain rescue in the Bow Valley

“The longer that you are in need of help, the worse it gets. So we shorten that time frame, hopefully the outcome is better than some of the outcomes we’ve had in the past."