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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.
New Canmore-based group, market aim to help with food security

New Canmore-based group, market aim to help with food security

“I thought it was a great idea since I’m passionate about food and it’s important for the local economy to be sustainable instead of relying on products from elsewhere."
No injuries at train derailment near Field, B.C.

No injuries at train derailment near Field, B.C.

There were no injuries after an intermodal car from a CP freight train derailed in Field, B.C. Saturday morning.
'Unexpected interruption' leads to delays in COVID-19 vaccinations locally, provincially

'Unexpected interruption' leads to delays in COVID-19 vaccinations locally, provincially

A delay in the supply of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine will leave some Albertans waiting a little longer to get vaccinated.
UPDATE: Paid parking being introduced at Lake Louise

UPDATE: Paid parking being introduced at Lake Louise

“Vehicles will be turned around when the parking lot is full and you won’t be allowed to stop and wait for a spot,” said Jed Cochrane, visitor experience manager for Lake Louise, Yoho and Kootenay. “We think shuttles are the best way to come up and see those busy places.”