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Airshed region receives provincial recognition

Airshed region receives provincial recognition

The Calgary Region Airshed Zone – which includes Banff, Canmore and the MD of Bighorn – received an award from the Alberta Emeral Foundation recently for work it does to monitor and educate people about air quality in the region.
Canadian Rockies Public Schools sets conservative budget for 2021-22 school year

Canadian Rockies Public Schools sets conservative budget for 2021-22 school year

“It’s predominantly because of COVID the tourism industry has taken a hit and some families have moved out of the valley, so enrolments have gone down. Staff has been adjusted to that as well. It’s a direct correlation. … We admit the enrolments won’t increase or decrease and it’s going to be steady this year, but if enrolments do increase staffing will have to be adjusted.”
PHOTOS: A look at the past week in photography in the Bow Valley

PHOTOS: A look at the past week in photography in the Bow Valley

Here's a look at photos that were in the newspaper and website for the Rocky Mountain Outlook.
Organization puts out call for World Environment Day

Organization puts out call for World Environment Day

“The garbage and litter is beginning to be very noticeable. It was my motivation to say, I know many people in the community love the environment and they pick-up litter themselves, so why not have a organized day where people can see others and have it be a great community spirit event. … World Environment Day is a great day to come together as safe as we can under COVID and say, ‘let’s do it.’”
Cochrane RCMP seeking public's help in finding missing teen

Cochrane RCMP seeking public's help in finding missing teen

Police are seeking the public’s help in locating a missing teenager believed to be in the area of Cochrane, Stoney Nakoda First Nation or Calgary.
Banff Canmore Community Foundation receives funding to help civil society issues in the Bow Valley region

Banff Canmore Community Foundation receives funding to help civil society issues in the Bow Valley region

“This initiative is all about collaboration. A project of this scale will bring each partner’s perspectives to the table. In coming together, we can take on challenges and opportunities in the Bow Valley at a regional scale."
Cochrane RCMP respond to plane crash in Rocky View County

Cochrane RCMP respond to plane crash in Rocky View County

Early details report that a Cessna lost engine power on approach and did an emergency landing on the golf course itself."
NDP leader Rachel Notley talks health care and economic recovery

NDP leader Rachel Notley talks health care and economic recovery

“There’s a number of different reasons why the doctors in that clinic said they are leaving. Some of them literally don’t like government, and literally beyond that with COVID we know that family physicians on the fee for services model are challenged,” Notley said.
User groups react to Kananaskis Conservation Pass

User groups react to Kananaskis Conservation Pass

“We’ve seen massive fluctuations in the amount of maintenance staff, the amount of trail staff, the amount of maintenance work being done over the last decade, and it’s been kind of relentlessly downwards. There has been 100 per cent or 200 per cent fluctuations in K-Country’s budget. That becomes difficult because one year they can staff to do certain projects and then the next year magically there’s no staff.”
Alberta Fish and Wildlife investigating suspected bear attack near Water Valley

Alberta Fish and Wildlife investigating suspected bear attack near Water Valley

A person was killed in a suspected bear attack Tuesday (May 25) near a home to the southwest of Water Valley, about 40 kilometres north of Cochrane.