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Notley proposes bill to expand coal mining policy and begin public consultation

Notley proposes bill to expand coal mining policy and begin public consultation

“Albertans have been very clear. They want mountains, not mines. They want clean water."
Banff-Kananaskis MLA Miranda Rosin signs letter opposing public health restrictions

Banff-Kananaskis MLA Miranda Rosin signs letter opposing public health restrictions

Miranda Rosin, the MLA for Banff-Kananaskis, was one of 16 UCP elected officials who signed a letter in opposition to the recently announced provincial public health restrictions.
Lone egg found 'owl' by itself in ashtray

Lone egg found 'owl' by itself in ashtray

Lake Louise Fire Department responded to one of the most unique calls in its history – rescuing a barred owl egg that was laid in an ashtray.
Canmore man killed in avalanche on Haddo Peak

Canmore man killed in avalanche on Haddo Peak

A moderate avalanche danger means skier-triggered avalanches are possible.
Banff's COVID-19 cases rising rapidly

Banff's COVID-19 cases rising rapidly

“We have been told by the province that if requests for space exceeds our capacity, people would need to isolate at available isolation facilities in Calgary.”
One person killed in avalanche near Lake Louise

One person killed in avalanche near Lake Louise

“We were informed at that time that there was one deceased person and another person looking for treatment,” said Cpl. Troy Savinkoff of RCMP K Division.
Modelling predicts mountain snowpack, offers insight into spring runoff, effects of climate change

Modelling predicts mountain snowpack, offers insight into spring runoff, effects of climate change

The Global Water Futures program recently celebrated World Water Day on March 22. Locally, researchers from the University of Saskatchewan have also created a highly accurate computer model of the snowpack in the Bow Valley, which should lead to better management of water as a resource in the prairie provinces.
Notley proposes provincial travel pass, diversifying economy and pushing renewable energy

Notley proposes provincial travel pass, diversifying economy and pushing renewable energy

“We know it won’t be a silver bullet, but I do believe it will be important in protecting jobs, keeping businesses open and making sure tourism not only drives our economy, but grows.”
Bow Valley Chamber of Commerce AGM highlights pandemic struggles

Bow Valley Chamber of Commerce AGM highlights pandemic struggles

“In spite the challenges this has presented many of us this year, with the help of our board members, the Bow Valley Chamber of Commerce, I feel, is stronger than ever. I’m really proud of what we’ve done this year and what we’ve accomplished.”
Food security concerns highlighted in Bow Valley during COVID-19 pandemic

Food security concerns highlighted in Bow Valley during COVID-19 pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought several struggles to the Bow Valley region, but it has also highlighted the many ways the community has come together to help those in need.