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Record $20,000 fine handed down for illegal fossil theft

Record $20,000 fine handed down for illegal fossil theft

“This is the largest fine that has been levied to date for the removal of fossils from the Burgess Shale, and demonstrates the seriousness of the offence and the importance of this site,” according to a Parks Canada news release on May 12.
Changes to Lake Louise shuttle system coming this summer

Changes to Lake Louise shuttle system coming this summer

“The best thing we can do is make it easy, convenient and as cheap as possible and that will encourage people to use transit. We’re really hoping they understand it’s the guaranteed way to see those two lakes rather than trying to find a parking spot on a busy day.”
Banff, Canmore: a tale of two COVID trends in wastewater testing

Banff, Canmore: a tale of two COVID trends in wastewater testing

“I’m not saying there isn’t COVID in Banff, but another relevant question is are people from Calgary going to the bathroom in Banff? If I were in Banff, I would still be careful.”
Skier takes 'significant fall' on classic couloir

Skier takes 'significant fall' on classic couloir

“There are on average two responses per winter to the Grand Daddy Couloir on Bow Peak."
Field, B.C.'s main juice restored after train derailment

Field, B.C.'s main juice restored after train derailment

The main power feed to Field, British Columbia is up and running again.
UPDATE: Field, B.C. on back-up power after train derailment zaps main supply

UPDATE: Field, B.C. on back-up power after train derailment zaps main supply

Residents of Field, British Columbia are on back-up power following a train derailment west of the small community on Friday night (April 29).
Australian footy revived in Bow Valley, Banff Bisons seek players

Australian footy revived in Bow Valley, Banff Bisons seek players

The men's team is seeking players ahead of the 2022 summer season.
Roam transit to receive provincial, federal funding

Roam transit to receive provincial, federal funding

“We’re getting noticed for providing excellent transit service and our move towards electrification and zero emissions. … It was really good and we’ll continue to see growth as we move forward.”
UPDATED: 27-year-old woman killed after cornice collapsed in Yoho National Park

UPDATED: 27-year-old woman killed after cornice collapsed in Yoho National Park

“The first person in line got pulled down when the cornice collapsed, and she ended up falling about 300 metres,” said Brian Webster, visitor safety manager for Banff, Yoho and Kootenay national parks.
One dead in avalanche in Yoho National Park

One dead in avalanche in Yoho National Park

“The person fell with the cornice, was carried down the steep NE face, and was partially buried in the cornice and avalanche debris on the glacier below.”