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GREAT BIG SEA OF PEOPLE

GREAT BIG SEA OF PEOPLE

A sold-out crowd of 2,500 flocked to Parks Canada’s Banff Administration Grounds Saturday (June 25) as Great Big Sea brought their dynamic live show to the Bow Valley for this year’s installment of Concert In The Park.

Almost Home: The Last Poem of Robert Kroetsch

Author and poet Robert Kroetsch was a week away from his 84th birthday when he was killed in a car accident, June 21, on his way home to Leduc from a Migratory Words Writers’ Residency at the end of the Canmore artsPeak Arts Festival.

Wilkins to scale new heights for Parkinson's

Doon Wilkins is headed for Africa, to adventure for a good cause. The 64-year-old retired public speaker will take part in a climb of Mt. Kilimanjaro in September to raise awareness and funds for a new Parkinson’s Disease research project.
PUP PARADE

PUP PARADE

Alexia Vazquez shows off puppies rescued by Rocky Mountain Animal Rescue with fellow Lawrence Grassi Middle School Grade 7 students and teacher Nancy Pollard.

Chief removed, election ordered for Morley

Although an appeal is said to be in the works, a federal court judge sided with members of the Bearspaw First Nation in their fight for an election. The verdict, which came down June 22, removes Chief David Bearspaw Jr.
Parks keeping close eye on curious cougars

Parks keeping close eye on curious cougars

CATHY ELLIS BANFF Two curious cougars have been caught and collared so wildlife officials can closely track them.

Council accepts SSR for bowling alley

A downtown property owner is looking at developing a 10-lane bowling alley and family entertainment centre.

Metal detectors to be introduced after stabbing

A Banff nightclub will begin using hand held metal detectors after one of its security staff was stabbed over the weekend. Dancing Sasquatch co-owner Stavros Karlos said staff and security at the club followed protocols, Saturday (June 25) night.
Community greenhouse officially opens

Community greenhouse officially opens

Resplendent with young flowers and vegetables growing in wood planter boxes, it was clear local gardeners just couldn’t keep the dirt from their fingernails while waiting for the official opening of the Banff Community Greenhouse, Monday (June 27).

Banff looking at franchise regulation

Banff is considering a third-party study to examine how proposals to regulate franchise restaurants and souvenir shops may affect the economy in the face of opposition from Banff’s business heavyweights.