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Bow Valley sled dogs, mountain guides real stars of Disney's Togo

Bow Valley sled dogs, mountain guides real stars of Disney's Togo

Just as it took dozens of dogs to accomplish the real journey in 1925, it took 66 of the Bow Valley’s Snowy Owl Sled Dog tour company’s dog pack to complete this film. On the human side of the equation, five mushers doubled for different actors, not including Dafoe.
Special avalanche warning extended for Kananaskis Country

Special avalanche warning extended for Kananaskis Country

“It seems to be settling down in a number of regions that were originally identified, but it remains very active in the Purcells and Kananaskis Country. We are urging backcountry users in these areas to choose simple terrain or avoid avalanche terrain completely.”
A look at the year in news for the MD of Bighorn, Stoney Nakoda and Kananaskis Country

A look at the year in news for the MD of Bighorn, Stoney Nakoda and Kananaskis Country

The past year was a busy year for residents of the Stoney Nakoda First Nation, the MD of Bighorn and Kananaskis Country
New approach may help RCMP identify found human remains in the Bow Valley

New approach may help RCMP identify found human remains in the Bow Valley

"To be able to progress further with emerging technologies – it's great, we can start using these things and bringing closure for a family that has a missing loved one out there."
RCMP asking for help identifying human remains found in K-country in 2013

RCMP asking for help identifying human remains found in K-country in 2013

The remains from Kananaskis Country is estimated to be a male, who was last seen alive between 2008 and August 2013 with the remains found in September 2013 in the Peter Lougheed Provincial Park in Kananaskis Country.
Dog sled operators respond to activist arrests, call for better regulations

Dog sled operators respond to activist arrests, call for better regulations

“It is unfortunate that a group of people, who know that no laws are being broken, can protest this way to push their values. They want to tell us what to eat, what we can and can’t do. We at Howling Dog Tours will not accept this. We believe the freedom to choose a lifestyle is truly Canadian – we do not believe one needs to break the law to do this.”
Court bans four off-leash dogs from K-Country

Court bans four off-leash dogs from K-Country

“We’ve been telling people for years that one way we can minimizes our impact in these parks is to keep our pets leashed. We’ve seen the consequences of pets not being leashed and what can happen.”
Arrests following activist group's occupation of sled dogs tour's kennel

Arrests following activist group's occupation of sled dogs tour's kennel

15 members of Direct Action Everywhere were arrested by Canmore RCMP at Saturday's (Nov. 16) protest
BUSINESS BRIEFS: Willow Springs Spa undergoing $3.5 million renovation

BUSINESS BRIEFS: Willow Springs Spa undergoing $3.5 million renovation

The Willow Stream Spa is undergoing renovations, the Kananaskis Nordic Spa is officially complete, Discover Banff was named one of the 500 fastest growing businesses in Canada and Engel & Völkers is opening up an office in Banff
UPDATED: Mountain water to be trucked to Calgary after Fortress Ski Hill gets approval

UPDATED: Mountain water to be trucked to Calgary after Fortress Ski Hill gets approval

“Fortress appreciates and has been receptive to the many communications received, both for and against, this initiative. Fortress remains committed to upholding the highest level of environmental and social practices going into the future (including the phase out of single use plastics)."