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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)."
Wolverines feeling human use pressure

Wolverines feeling human use pressure

New study by Nikki Heim suggests some wildlife species are 'winning' and others are 'losing' under development and human use pressure
Body of missing Calgary woman found in Kananaskis Country

Body of missing Calgary woman found in Kananaskis Country

The vehicle and body were located in the Powderface area, off Highway 68
Conservative MP re-elected for a fourth term

Conservative MP re-elected for a fourth term

"Of course housing issues, labour shortages, all these things are critically important to the Bow Valley and these are issues that will certainly be on my radar screen."
Cougar shot after killing small dog, trying to attack another near Canmore

Cougar shot after killing small dog, trying to attack another near Canmore

“[It] didn’t hit Ray, I don’t know how. When I got the bear spray off, I yelled at Ray to go and I pointed [the bear spray]. I probably got him from one or two feet away, got him right in the nose, for sure right in the face. That disoriented him, he started backing up.”
Spike belt, police dog and helicopter used to apprehend two suspects near Canmore

Spike belt, police dog and helicopter used to apprehend two suspects near Canmore

A spike belt, an alleged car-jacking, 50 suspected tabs of fentanyl and a dog bite to the leg to apprehend a suspect, all sound like part of the plot for a crime drama, but it all took place near Canmore on Monday (Sept. 16)
Alberta Parks launches e-bike trial in K-Country

Alberta Parks launches e-bike trial in K-Country

Alberta Parks has launched a pilot program allowing pedal-assist e-bikes on designated pathways and trail networks until October 2020.
New route in the works to formalize popular Razor's Edge mountain bike trail east of Canmore

New route in the works to formalize popular Razor's Edge mountain bike trail east of Canmore

"Because of having to phase out a part of an existing trail and existing behaviour of how people have been using the trail, we are really hopeful what we are building is going to create a better experience and the trade off will be a win."