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Canada’s first para-alpine development team starting in Banff

Canada’s first para-alpine development team starting in Banff

Banff is about to become Canada’s hub for para-alpine athlete development after a major commitment to a local organization
Lack of German translator prevents family from testifying at shooting trial

Lack of German translator prevents family from testifying at shooting trial

The family of Horst Stewin, who were with him in the vehicle when he was shot on Aug. 2, were set to testify at 7 a.m. in court through a closed-circuit television feed as part of the trial for a Stoney Nakoda youth facing five charges, including aggravated assault, in relation to the shooting
Canmore artist creates authentic canoes

Canmore artist creates authentic canoes

Canmore artist Ken Birss creates authentic indigenous canoes alongside beautiful landscape paintings.
Banff mural shares stories from the past

Banff mural shares stories from the past

The mural, by local artist Fonda Sparks on the once empty wall of a popular hotel downtown Banff, is a new installation and was a long time in the making
Man charged $500 for entering closed area at Johnston Canyon

Man charged $500 for entering closed area at Johnston Canyon

Matthew Clarke was hiking with a group, including two children, on May 20 when he went into an area at Johnston Canyon that has been closed by Parks Canada to protect the nesting grounds of endangered black swifts
Banff cannabis store to nearly double in size

Banff cannabis store to nearly double in size

The store will expand from 71.2 square metres to 137.8 square metres and take over the space that was formerly used by Bow Valley College in Banff
Canmore Summer Theatre Festival: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Canmore Summer Theatre Festival: A Midsummer Night's Dream

The Canmore Summer Theatre Festival returns this year, telling classic stories with modern flair. From July 10-21, Pine Tree Players will be putting on productions of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night Dream and Robin Hood: Prince of Outlaws in Centennial Park.
Twin Falls Chalet back in operation, but not for long

Twin Falls Chalet back in operation, but not for long

Following the 2019 season, Twin Falls Chalet will be closed to provide enough time for Parks Canada to complete repairs and manage a competitive process to operate the historic chalet
Attempted murder charge dropped before trial of Stoney Nakoda youth

Attempted murder charge dropped before trial of Stoney Nakoda youth

Prosecutor Dane Rolfe determined conviction would be unlikely in the charges that were dropped, and continued his case against the accused with charges of aggravated assault, assault and three counts of discharging a firearm with intent under the Criminal Code
40th Annual Miners' Day Parade

40th Annual Miners' Day Parade

The coal mines in Canmore shut down officially on Friday, July 13, 1979 – this year marked the 40th anniversary of the closure with miners and their families gathering on Saturday (July 13) for the annual Miners' Day Parade down Main Street