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NDP pledges to remove K-Country pass if elected

NDP pledges to remove K-Country pass if elected

“These parks belong to all Albertans, and we won’t put up barriers for Albertans regardless of their income. If [Albertans] elect an NDP government, we will repeal the Kananaskis pass and make sure K-country is open and accessible to all.”
Snowpack in Banff, Kananaskis well above normal

Snowpack in Banff, Kananaskis well above normal

“It seems like we’re about a month behind what we would normally see for snow amounts."
Bighorn OKs Harvie Heights development, asks for aquifer monitoring

Bighorn OKs Harvie Heights development, asks for aquifer monitoring

“If partway through the construction in the excavation, if clay is hit, is there sufficient wells in place to determine whether or not the construction is the cause of the aquifer draining. If it is, will the applicant be wholly responsible?”
School board approves deficit 2022-23 budget

School board approves deficit 2022-23 budget

“The prediction part of it was the difficult part because of the unknown of what the impact of COVID is. I don’t think we are out of the COVID element, and that impact will be on our international student program. We are unsure if borders will close again.”
After 42 years, Bighorn fire chief ready to retire

After 42 years, Bighorn fire chief ready to retire

“We had rubber boots that folded up your leg and we had black canvas jackets that went to your knees and fiberglass helmets. It wouldn’t meet today’s standards by any stretch.”
PHOTOS: The past week in photography in the Bow Valley

PHOTOS: The past week in photography in the Bow Valley

PHOTOS: The past week in photography in the Bow Valley
Crown Land shooting becoming a 'Wild West type stuff'

Crown Land shooting becoming a 'Wild West type stuff'

“I would say five years ago we started to see a lot of fires started with them. There were four fires in one year because of shooting at incendiary targets. In one, people were shooting right on a gas line. It is so dangerous and it did start a fairly significant wild fire.”
Census numbers show big growth in Canmore, MD of Bighorn

Census numbers show big growth in Canmore, MD of Bighorn

“Canmore is in a housing crisis. We need housing in every spot in the housing continuum. With more people arriving, that puts greater pressure on the housing stock that we do have.”
UPDATED: Bear cub killed on Trans-Canada Highway near Highway 40

UPDATED: Bear cub killed on Trans-Canada Highway near Highway 40

A bear cub was killed on the Trans-Canada Highway Monday afternoon just east of Highway 40.
Bighorn looks for input from Lac Des Arcs residents on bridge design

Bighorn looks for input from Lac Des Arcs residents on bridge design

Three options have been presented to MD of Bighorn council for the Heart Creek pedestrian bridge, but only the first two are being pursued.