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A look at the year in news for the MD of Bighorn, Stoney Nakoda and Kananaskis Country

A look at the year in news for the MD of Bighorn, Stoney Nakoda and Kananaskis Country

The past year was a busy year for residents of the Stoney Nakoda First Nation, the MD of Bighorn and Kananaskis Country.
ATV-assisted tours at Fortress part of company's economic diversification

ATV-assisted tours at Fortress part of company's economic diversification

The Fortress Larches and Fortress Ridgeline tours are Ranger-ATV-assisted tours designed to allow visitors easy access to the Alberta backcountry, which began operations at Fortress Mountain Resort in mid-August
Special avalanche warning issued for backcountry and front-country recreational users

Special avalanche warning issued for backcountry and front-country recreational users

“People must be aware that even though the weather has settled, dangerous avalanche conditions remain throughout much of western Canada. There is a serious potential for large, human-triggered avalanches at this time.”
UCP government backs away from delisting provincial parks

UCP government backs away from delisting provincial parks

“All sites will maintain their parks designations, regardless of whether they have confirmed an operational partnership,” according to the news release on Tuesday (Dec. 22).
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.