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Seasonal businesses get slight reprieve

Seasonal businesses in Canmore’s downtown area will see a decrease in development permit fees this summer, but only if they make efforts to improve the esthetics of their operations.

Beetles infesting jack pine forests

The mountain pine beetle is now infesting Alberta’s jack pine, say scientists, which means it could spread through forests across Canada.

ReCYCLE Round Up offers low prices on used bikes

If you missed last weekend’s bike swap and the regret is palpable, take heart, Canmore Community Cruisers is hosting its Third Annual ReCYCLE Roundup this weekend.

Kamenka honoured at volunteer awards

He has been an integral part of keeping wildlife wild and people smart and last week Canmore’s Pat Kamenka was honoured for his service to the community.

Canada Day parade route changing

For almost 30 years, the Canada Day parade along Canmore’s Main Street has remained the same.

Council receives high marks

Banff’s politicians have received good grades for their performance so far on issues considered important to Banff’s hoteliers.

Banff Winter Festival still alive

While there is much talk the historic Banff Winter Festival may be dead in the water, Banff council wants to do its part to help some long-standing events survive under the festival’s umbrella.

Local constable joins Musical Ride

After five years on the force, Const.Matthew Tucker is preparing to trade a patrol car for a horse after being accepted as a member of the RCMP Musical Ride.

Canmore Eagles ask for council liaison

In an effort to boost support for the junior hockey club in the community, the Canmore Eagles have asked for a town councillor to act as liaison with the organization.

Event group asks for consideration

A group of event organizers has come together to ask the municipality for a communication protocol when changes to Centennial Park are being considered.