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Alpine Club of Canada awarded licence to run Twin Falls tea house

Alpine Club of Canada awarded licence to run Twin Falls tea house

“It’s a European model of a teahouse and accommodation that people have been asking for, for a lot of our facilities for a lot of years.”
Banff wolf collar discovered in Montana

Banff wolf collar discovered in Montana

“Like some animals do, they just disappear and you don’t know where they go or what happened to them, so it’s kind of cool that this collar showed showed up 19 years later,” said Jesse Whittington, a wildlife research and monitoring ecologist with Banff National Park.
Banff Mineral Springs may take patients from over-burdened city hospitals

Banff Mineral Springs may take patients from over-burdened city hospitals

The Town of Banff is hosting walk-in vaccination clinics on Jan. 31 and Feb. 1 to encourage more people to get their booster shots.
Special avalanche warning issued for Banff, Yoho, Kootenay national parks

Special avalanche warning issued for Banff, Yoho, Kootenay national parks

Avalanche experts say there have been several close calls reported recently, with many large avalanches running the full extent of their paths.
STARS airlifts injured skier to Calgary hospital

STARS airlifts injured skier to Calgary hospital

“Paramedics treated and transported an adult male to the Mineral Springs Hospital in Banff where they were met by STARS air ambulance who then transported the patient to Foothills Medical Centre,” said Shane Paton, a spokesperson for Alberta EMS.
Candidates in bid for NDP nomination weigh in on Calgary-Banff passenger rail

Candidates in bid for NDP nomination weigh in on Calgary-Banff passenger rail

“I really feel like there’s a lot of unanswered questions and we’re being asked to say we support or oppose a train when we don’t actually have all of the information."
Town of Banff to explore options for paid parking expansion

Town of Banff to explore options for paid parking expansion

“We’ve seen visitors are more than willing to pay to park in our town. VPP has not deterred people from coming to Banff and I think it’s enhanced their experience in reducing time driving around looking for parking spots."
New emergency satellite phones operational in Kootenay National Park

New emergency satellite phones operational in Kootenay National Park

“These four locations are really strategically located and provide emergency phone access that will connect people through to 911 in an emergency."
Banff council provides financial support for more vaccine clinics

Banff council provides financial support for more vaccine clinics

“I do think it’s a provincial responsibility in terms of these costs, but given that we won’t see it in the near future from the province I think we should move ahead ourselves and organize another vaccination clinic.”
CRPS, municipal staffing shortages brought on by COVID-19

CRPS, municipal staffing shortages brought on by COVID-19

“Given the COVID-19 rates in the valley, we remain deeply concerned with the increasing numbers and our capacity to keep classes and schools open for your children, due to staffing shortages," said CRPS superintendent Chris MacPhee.