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Fraud charges laid in time share scam

Multiple fraud charges have been laid against two individuals, one from Canmore, and four companies in relation to a time share operation.

Cougar attacks girl

A young male cougar was shot and killed by conservation officers, Tuesday (Aug. 2) after it attacked a six-year-old girl from Canmore at Barrier Lake.

Province approves recreational expansion

A proposal to add more than 200 campsites in Kananaskis country and upgrade several recreational facilities has been approved by the province.

Cougar killed after attack

A young male cougar was shot and killed by conservation officers, Tuesday (Aug. 2) after it attacked a six-year-old girl from Canmore at Barrier Lake.

Man fined for not carrying bear spray

For the first time Parks Canada is requiring hikers to carry bear spray on a popular Banff trail and it’s enforcing the rule.

Black bear killed in K-Country

A black bear that grabbed a child’s backpack at Camp Chief Hector has been destroyed amid fears it posed too big a threat to people.

Springs golf course turns 100

The long and storied history of the Fairmont Banff Springs Golf Course has close ties to the emergence of Banff as a massive tourism destination.
Cyclist traverses nation to highlight bike safety

Cyclist traverses nation to highlight bike safety

Dennis Choi is cycling the length of Canada, from west to east, to raise awareness of bicycle safety and to raise funds for Right To Play. Choi began his journey in his hometown, Jarvis, Ont., on June 15.
Cemetery offers glimpse of Canmore's past

Cemetery offers glimpse of Canmore's past

Rob Alexander CANMORE On a spring evening in 1898, one of Canmore’s early hotels, the Pulman, burst into flames. While the cause of the fire and even the location of the Pulman Hotel are unknown, the outcome was not.
UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL

UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL

Tourists take a chance to get an up close and personal photo with a pair of buck deer in downtown Banff as the obviously-habituated animals graze on shrubs.