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K-Country public transit feasibility study gets green light

K-Country public transit feasibility study gets green light

“It became quite apparent early on in our analysis and exploration into this that a recommendation was going to include a feasibility study,” said CAO Kieran Dowling in a Nov. 22 KID council meeting.
Highwood Pass, annual road closures take effect in K-Country

Highwood Pass, annual road closures take effect in K-Country

Highway 40, from Peter Lougheed Provincial Park to Highwood House Junction – a section better known as the Highwood Pass – closed today (Dec. 1) and will reopen to vehicles June 14.
Planning work begins on $4.4-million project for Canmore General Hospital

Planning work begins on $4.4-million project for Canmore General Hospital

“It is pretty amazing. It has been a long time coming. A lot of working partnering with AHS and making sure that the project moved ahead at the right time, with the right people involved."
EDITORIAL: Vital for employees to earn living wage

EDITORIAL: Vital for employees to earn living wage

EDITORIAL: The soaring inflationary costs are the latest signs of division between the haves and the have-nots. And while it’s not something new to the Bow Valley, the recent year has only seen the divergence continue to grow.
NDP calls out Alberta premier on campaign comments about K-Country pass

NDP calls out Alberta premier on campaign comments about K-Country pass

KANANASKIS COUNTRY – Alberta Premier Danielle Smith has been leader of the UCP for about six weeks, long enough to act on past comments she made about the Kananaskis Conservation Pass, according to the NDP. In a Nov.
KID council seeks to adopt new capital planning, budgeting policy

KID council seeks to adopt new capital planning, budgeting policy

Councillors agreed the policy is a step in the right direction to assist KID in establishing capital plans and expanding capital funding for approved capital commitments relevant to municipal service delivery, but said it needs further tweaking before it can go to first, second and third reading.

COMMENTARY: Alberta Health Services needs strengthening, not dismantling

COMMENTARY: Province needs to strengthen and support the healthcare system
EDITORIAL: Danielle Smith government off to confusing, hectic start

EDITORIAL: Danielle Smith government off to confusing, hectic start

EDITORIAL: A lot can change in the coming months, but what’s been shown so far is the Jason Kenney era in Alberta is over and the rollercoaster ride of Danielle Smith is just beginning and potentially just a short lived sideshow in Alberta politics.
Two stranded hikers spend cold night on Grotto Mountain

Two stranded hikers spend cold night on Grotto Mountain

“They weren’t intimidated to spend the night out camping and they were in good health and good spirits,” he said.
Tourism Canmore Kananaskis announces rebrand, new board structure

Tourism Canmore Kananaskis announces rebrand, new board structure

The not-for-profit, which serves as the official destination management organization for Canmore and Kananaskis Country's tourism industry, announced a rebrand and change to its board of directors at its Nov. 7 annual general meeting, alongside 2021 financials and year-to-date highlights.