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RCMP advise against highway travel after winter storm hits Bow Valley

RCMP advise against highway travel after winter storm hits Bow Valley

RCMP detachments in the Bow Valley are warning against travel on the region's highways after a winter storm dumped snow overnight Monday (Dec. 21).
COVID-19 outbreak quarantines Nordic skiers in Canmore

COVID-19 outbreak quarantines Nordic skiers in Canmore

"There are 11 cases tied to this outbreak – all are active."
Banff-Kananaskis MLA looks back on ancestors' experience as soldiers and prisoners of war

Banff-Kananaskis MLA looks back on ancestors' experience as soldiers and prisoners of war

“There’s a lot of questions in my family as to why one uncle from the same family was on the front lines of Normandy, while the other uncles were shipped off to prisoners of war camps,” said Banff-Kananaskis MLA Miranda Rosin.
Bow Valley job market bouncing back – for now

Bow Valley job market bouncing back – for now

Job Resource Centre director Michel Dufresne says Canmore and Banff have a resilient job market that saw seeing increased employment over the summer months
New survey aims to identify gaps in sports, rec facilities and services in Bow Valley

New survey aims to identify gaps in sports, rec facilities and services in Bow Valley

Two newly launched online surveys hope to identify the needs for sport and recreation facilities in the Bow Valley
Sasquatch or bigfoot has long history of encounters in Banff, Canmore and Kananaskis

Sasquatch or bigfoot has long history of encounters in Banff, Canmore and Kananaskis

Have you ever seen a sasquatch? Every year, alleged sightings are reported of the legendary cryptid in the Bow Valley and Kananaskis Country.
One-year paid parking program coming to Kananaskis trailheads

One-year paid parking program coming to Kananaskis trailheads

Voluntary paid parking is coming to popular Kananaskis Country trailheads this winter to help cover the $200,000 needed to maintain and groom cross-country ski trails, which was cut from the provincial budget earlier this year
UPDATED: Backcountry skier dies in friend's arms in Kananaskis Country

UPDATED: Backcountry skier dies in friend's arms in Kananaskis Country

“He passed in my arms ... his helmet was in his backpack."
Backcountry skier killed near Robertson Glacier in K-Country

Backcountry skier killed near Robertson Glacier in K-Country

“He pitched forward into a rocky area, suffering severe trauma,” according to a KPS Facebook post, which noted the man was not wearing a helmet. “This was not an avalanche incident.”
Alberta Parks dealing with 'unacceptable and disrespectful' graffiti

Alberta Parks dealing with 'unacceptable and disrespectful' graffiti

“It’s people scratching in or etching, or painting or drawing in their names or initials, and it might have a date and a symbol, for example a heart."