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Changes to housing fees proposed

A proposal to make required housing fees for businesses in Banff more in line with the actual cost of construction will be reviewed by a working group.
Fish to be rescued from river before flow stops

Fish to be rescued from river before flow stops

Contractors will painstakingly search for fish in the lower Cascade River, stun them with an electric shock, scoop them into nets and carefully carry them in aerated buckets to the nearby Bow River.

Canmore Staff to help Slave Lake efforts

An appeal to help the Town of Slave Lake with rebuilding efforts has seen Canmore provide a roster of employees willing to help out.

Economic review to be public

The working group tasked with an economic review of regulating formula fast food franchises in Banff’s Land Use Bylaw will hold its meetings in public.
Blaze damages staff home

Blaze damages staff home

A fire on the second floor balcony of a staff accommodation home in Teepee Town resulted in $100,000 worth of damage and left several families without a home.

Close call for cyclist on Legacy Trail

A cyclist on the Legacy Trail got lucky this week when a vehicle which careened off the Trans-Canada Highway narrowly missed hitting her. Sarah Pearson was commuting to work from Canmore to Banff, Monday (Aug. 22) morning just after 8:30 a.m.
Spray Lakes Road safety report calls for guardrails

Spray Lakes Road safety report calls for guardrails

It is not designed to be a highway and has significant safety shortcomings, but more and more recreationalists are accessing Kananaskis Country by travelling along Spray Lakes Road.
Canmore museum to take on deep research

Canmore museum to take on deep research

A $39,000 grant from The Calgary Foundation is allowing the Canmore Museum and Geoscience Centre the opportunity to undertake a project designed to solve mysteries.

Banff expects year-end surplus

The Town of Banff is forecasting a $30,436 surplus at year-end.
Search on for hiker missing in Highwood Pass

Search on for hiker missing in Highwood Pass

RCMP and search and rescue crews are scouring the Highwood Pass area for an Australian hiker missing since Sunday (Aug. 21). As of Thursday afternoon, the search had entered its fifth day, with no sign found of Kevin Kennedy, 59, found.