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National Indigenous Peoples Day events

National Indigenous Peoples Day events

A look at the National Indigenous Peoples Day events happening around the Bow Valley on June 21 and throughout this summer.
CRPS school board approves 2021-25 education plan

CRPS school board approves 2021-25 education plan

“It’s not just about looking at achievement, but looking at the whole child which is part of the CRPS vision. We look at wellness, mental health along with academics and ensuring we’re providing supports students need. It’s the whole child approach."
Tourism industry optimistic for Alberta COVID-19 reopening plans

Tourism industry optimistic for Alberta COVID-19 reopening plans

“We are missing the international travel badly. Until the borders are open, it will be a very tough road to recovery. … We are very hopeful for next year that international travellers will come back. A lot of travellers are waiting for the border to open to be able to travel again.”
PHOTOS: The past week in photography in the Bow Valley

PHOTOS: The past week in photography in the Bow Valley

The last week in the Bow Valley saw additional public health restrictions lifted as pre-COVID-19 life slowly began to repair as tourists flocked to the valley, patios reopened and residents were out-and-about.
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."