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Highline putting on Know Your Neighbour Night

In an effort to further promote community and launch a new website, Highline Magazine is putting on an event that will have you saying it is a beautiful day in the neighbourhood. Know Your Neighbour Night is being held next Thursday (June 9) at 7 p.

No pedi-cabs for Banff

Pedi-cabs won’t be on Banff streets this summer, but council has not closed the door on a human-powered transportation experience for the tourist town in the future.

Female grizzly killed on tracks

An adult female grizzly bear has been killed on the train tracks near Lake Louise, orphaning two yearling cubs, and striking a blow to local the grizzly bear population.
Guide killed in Alaska avalanche

Guide killed in Alaska avalanche

Both the Bow Valley’s climbing and Japanese communities were saddened to hear of the death of popular climber and guide Jiro Kurihara, whose body was located at the base of Mount Frances in the Alaska Range last week.

Salaries of Banff politicians, manager disclosed

The salaries and benefits of Banff’s politicians and town manager have been disclosed in the Town of Banff’s recently-approved financial statements.
Boutique closes doors after 30 years

Boutique closes doors after 30 years

St. Paul’s boutique in Banff closed its doors for the last time last week. After three decades of providing used clothing and small household items at minimal cost to those working and living in Banff, a decision was made to close.

New Banff toad homes found

Although the climate and conditions are harsh in the Canadian Rockies, a handful of amphibian species somehow manage to survive in the mountain national parks.

TCK taking aim at regional visitors

For the first time, Tourism Canmore Kananaskis (TCK) will launch a marketing campaign directly aimed at regional tourists here in Alberta.

Bonnybooks makes a difference

Staff at the Exshaw-based Bighorn Library was recognized recently for making a difference.

Valley FCSS groups searching for mentors

If you’ve ever had someone show you the ropes at work, take you under their wing in a troubled time, or just be available to answer an important question, you know how important a mentor can be.