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Divers locate Spray Lakes drowning victim

Divers locate Spray Lakes drowning victim

The body of a male who drowned was found at Spray Lakes Reservoir, nearly two months after the man jumped from a boat on the lake to rescue a dog.
K-Country seeks much-needed internet upgrades

K-Country seeks much-needed internet upgrades

Kananaskis Improvement District (KID) council will have another opportunity to apply for much-needed telecommunications upgrades in the park after the Universal Broadband Fund (UBF) shut the door on its application last year.
Rosin: Leadership a unifying process for UCP

Rosin: Leadership a unifying process for UCP

“We can’t just tell Westjet to put a vaccine passport on all flights only out of Alberta. They are not going to do that because they operate on an international market.”
Public hearing set for Exshaw Mountain Gateway

Public hearing set for Exshaw Mountain Gateway

“I’m think it is really important we take those next steps with the public input and information before we go much further so we know what everyone is looking for, looking at, and what their concerns are."
Data collection on Exshaw groundwater study to finish by October

Data collection on Exshaw groundwater study to finish by October

“They are going to do the last of the data download this month. They will also be removing all the instrumentation. They don’t want to leave it out in the wintertime because it is very delicate and can be damaged.”
Conditions updated for Dead Man’s Flats outdoor rink

Conditions updated for Dead Man’s Flats outdoor rink

“I don’t understand how maintain a manhole chamber became part of the community association’s responsibilities. I don’t think it would have ever been a condition presented by administration. I am glad we are striking it.”

COMMENTARY: Food for a healthy planet and healthy people

COMMENTARY: Agricultural land covers 40 per cent of the global land mass and food production accounts for up to 30 per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions. Now more than ever, we have to pay attention to how we eat in order to keep ourselves and our planet healthy.
Art Guild exhibit to help visitors understand connections

Art Guild exhibit to help visitors understand connections

“We like to have a range of work to show people that we are inclusive, we are trying to spread the word that if you are creative in any media, you can show at the gallery. We have a really good cross section right now of different pieces.”
MD looking for service fee for emergency services on Crown land

MD looking for service fee for emergency services on Crown land

“Most calls are for visitors recreating in the wilderness and injuring themselves. Access into the areas is primarily on secondary gravel roads and trails which results in increased apparatus costs, increased repair costs, firefighters being exposed to dangerous response conditions.”
Canmore council dissolves environmental advisory committee

Canmore council dissolves environmental advisory committee

“By no means is accepting this a diminishing of our commitment to the environment, nor is it not appreciating what has gone before. What it is, is recognizing that we have an efficiency here that we don’t need to apply tax dollars for running a committee that has become redundant over time.”