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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.
Alberta Environment declare flood watch near Town of Banff, Lake Louise

Alberta Environment declare flood watch near Town of Banff, Lake Louise

Alberta Environment declared a flood watch for the Bow River upstream of the Town of Banff and Pipestone River near Lake Louise.
Cochrane man confirmed dead from avalanche

Cochrane man confirmed dead from avalanche

A 28-year-old Cochrane man and a 30-year-old man from Innisfail were identified as the two climbers who died from an avalanche on Mount Andromeda in Jasper National Park on May 30.
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.’”
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."
Two killed in avalanche on Banff, Jasper border

Two killed in avalanche on Banff, Jasper border

Parks Canada confirmed two people have died in an avalanche on the Banff and Jasper national parks border.
Kicking Horse Canyon construction to see fewer daytime stoppages this summer

Kicking Horse Canyon construction to see fewer daytime stoppages this summer

Anyone driving into British Columbia using the Trans-Canada Highway can expect fewer daytime delays in the Kicking Horse Canyon area.
NDP leader Rachel Notley talks health care and economic recovery

NDP leader Rachel Notley talks health care and economic recovery

“There’s a number of different reasons why the doctors in that clinic said they are leaving. Some of them literally don’t like government, and literally beyond that with COVID we know that family physicians on the fee for services model are challenged,” Notley said.