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Cooler weather brings down rushing water levels in Bow River

Cooler weather brings down rushing water levels in Bow River

“We were actually very concerned because it did rise very quickly and it was even rising overnight,” said Silvio Adamo, the director of emergency management for the Town of Banff.
Fighting food insecurity in the Bow Valley with free meals

Fighting food insecurity in the Bow Valley with free meals

“I go out on the food deliveries for this free initiative and the things you see – I guarantee you that there are many many people in Canmore that do not have a clue about the level of hardship and poverty that exists on a daily basis in this town."
Minor soccer returns, expects game play in June

Minor soccer returns, expects game play in June

The players of Canmore Minor Soccer wasted no time getting in their kicks as Alberta’s latest public health restrictions ease.
Three Sisters Village ASP defeated by Canmore council

Three Sisters Village ASP defeated by Canmore council

“Town council paid attention to a huge community concern. It’s heartening and there were a lot of people who were concerned. There was a lot of concern and we wanted to help give people a platform to express that and I think it tapped into that and helped coalesce it into a much louder voice than the individual voices.”
Rising local figure skater jumping toward success

Rising local figure skater jumping toward success

Impressive figure skating landed Banff's Maya Gonzalez on the Alberta-NWT/Nunavut Junior Development Team.
Solo project years in the making for Matt Homeniuk

Solo project years in the making for Matt Homeniuk

“It’s basically a conglomeration of years of random riffs, song ideas and melodies that have just been hanging around and I decided it was finally time to do something with it all.”
Canmore author and cancer survivor designs recovery program with exercise focus

Canmore author and cancer survivor designs recovery program with exercise focus

“The real definition of success when it comes to cancer comes down to two things, effort, and honour. If we have given a maximum effort, then there's no dishonour.”
Buried in the Aftermath: Mountain guides affected by post-traumatic stress after critical incidents in the backcountry

Buried in the Aftermath: Mountain guides affected by post-traumatic stress after critical incidents in the backcountry

Part two of Buried in the Aftermath looks at how mountain guides are affected by critical incidents that occur in the backcountry. Barry Blanchard shares his experience dealing with trauma as a guide and details a new initiative – Mountain Muskox. Ken Wylie, who as an assistant guide survived an avalanche in 2003 that killed seven clients, challenges the industry with taking a look at how it handles these types of incidents.
Sports and rec on hold for three weeks with new health restrictions

Sports and rec on hold for three weeks with new health restrictions

"I know other businesses are in way worse positions than me ... but voluntarily closing and taking care of our students and staff was equally as important as keeping our business running – if not more important."
Visitors asked to stay away from Banff – for now

Visitors asked to stay away from Banff – for now

“It’s sort of odd for a tourism community to say this is the time to stay away, but we have to show leadership in our community by how we communicate,” said Councillor Peter Poole.