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Lynx program moves classroom outdoors

Lynx program moves classroom outdoors

This new education model combines teacher-directed online instruction in the core subjects of math and English, combined with outdoor experiential learning in all other subjects led by a teacher in the Bow Valley
Canmore council appoints members to two new task forces

Canmore council appoints members to two new task forces

The Business Recovery Task Force will be comprised of two elected officials, eight members of the public, including representatives from groups like Travel Alberta and Tourism Canmore Kananaskis. The Tourism Task Force will be comprised of two members of council and 16 representatives from the community.
Altalink replacing 23-km of transmission lines through the valley

Altalink replacing 23-km of transmission lines through the valley

Altalink is proposing to replace its 113L transmission line through the Bow Valley and the project includes increasing the H-frame poles adjacent to the Peaks of Grassi neighbourhood by two-to-six metres in height and removing trees on Crown lands adjacent to its right-of-way
Field house debate stretching borders into Canmore

Field house debate stretching borders into Canmore

Canmore Minor Hockey has come out against an idea floated by administration at the Town of Banff to convert Arena 2 at the Fenlands Rec Centre into an indoor field house, whereas Canmore Minor Soccer is supporting the proposed change
Parks Canada's new dog handler lands 'astronaut job'

Parks Canada's new dog handler lands 'astronaut job'

“I used to joke that it was an astronaut job because there’s literally more astronauts in Canada than this position."
Vehicle traffic returns to Canmore's Main Street – with a few changes

Vehicle traffic returns to Canmore's Main Street – with a few changes

"Moving forward, the idea is to not revert strictly back to Main Street being a main thoroughfare across town and really focusing on it as for local business access," said manager of engineering services for the Town of Canmore Andy Esarte
Pine Tree Players looking for directors, play submissions

Pine Tree Players looking for directors, play submissions

Calling all theatre directors in the Bow Valley
Banff extends mandatory mask bylaw

Banff extends mandatory mask bylaw

“I would like to think that if people are in a crowded situation, they know enough to pop their mask back on," said Banff Mayor Karen Sorensen
Stoney Nakoda asks officials to ban drug dealers, promote healing

Stoney Nakoda asks officials to ban drug dealers, promote healing

Stoney Tribal Administration officials created a drug taskforce last week at the request of Chiefs and council
Endurance sports could have ’50-50’ year in 2021

Endurance sports could have ’50-50’ year in 2021

“We’re really in an education and awareness phase, so people know that there’s an industry hurting and that we need help and we also want to have a seat at the table to understand how we’re getting back to play, how we’re getting Canadians back to events."