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Startled grizzly bear bluff-charges cyclist

Startled grizzly bear bluff-charges cyclist

“A bear came running off the side of the road and charged towards him, stopping at about 10 metres."
Alberta Parks reminds campers selling reservations is illegal

Alberta Parks reminds campers selling reservations is illegal

“Having fair and equitable access to our provincial parks and protected areas is a really important goal for Alberta parks so we continue to monitor it."
CT scan hours increase could help area ambulance coverage

CT scan hours increase could help area ambulance coverage

“The biggest impact we will see is fewer ambulances out of the Bow Valley heading into Calgary. That is the key thing we are going to be watching.”
Banff, Canmore: a tale of two COVID trends in wastewater testing

Banff, Canmore: a tale of two COVID trends in wastewater testing

“I’m not saying there isn’t COVID in Banff, but another relevant question is are people from Calgary going to the bathroom in Banff? If I were in Banff, I would still be careful.”
artsPlace looking ahead to the years to come

artsPlace looking ahead to the years to come

artsPlace is looking to adapt to changing times by focusing on three aspirations as part of its new strategic plan.
Grants announced for 2022 from Banff Canmore Community Foundation

Grants announced for 2022 from Banff Canmore Community Foundation

The Banff Canmore Community Foundation (BCCF) announced its 2022 community grants to 26 Bow Valley organizations for a total of just under $140,000 in grants.
Grizzly bears spotted in valley bottom around Canmore

Grizzly bears spotted in valley bottom around Canmore

“It’s never OK to have your dog off leash and now that it’s bear season, it’s even less OK, so don’t be part of the problem.”
MD of Bighorn delays parking decision

MD of Bighorn delays parking decision

A proposed change to the visitor accommodation bylaw in the MD of Bighorn will have to wait a few weeks longer as council looks to get more information from administration.
Her Odyssey arriving in Bow Valley after very long journey

Her Odyssey arriving in Bow Valley after very long journey

After 27,700 kilometres by foot, raft, kayak and bicycle from South America to North America, the women behind Her Odyssey are preparing for the last leg of their journey to the Arctic in Banff.
Alberta Parks testing new generator rules at three local campgrounds

Alberta Parks testing new generator rules at three local campgrounds

“We’re always keeping an eye out for are people happy? Are they satisfied? How can we improve their visitor experience? What can we do differently? And generator noise has been coming up more.”