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Traditional style of bike races 'unlikely' this fall in Canmore

Traditional style of bike races 'unlikely' this fall in Canmore

BOW VALLEY - Local cyclists have at least one Bow Valley competition to look forward to this year after momentous changes were made the to national calendar.
Canmore Highland Games sets 2021 date

Canmore Highland Games sets 2021 date

The Canmore Highland Games may not be taking place this year, but organizers are focused on the 2021 event, which marks its 30th anniversary
Bighorn applies to disaster recovery program following groundwater flooding

Bighorn applies to disaster recovery program following groundwater flooding

The MD of Bighorn has applied to the provincial Disaster Recovery Program in the hopes of helping residents recover some uninsurable costs and damages caused by the groundwater flooding this spring
Banff proposing formal code of conduct legislation

Banff proposing formal code of conduct legislation

“The merits of a panel or the drawbacks of a panel in my mind need to be determined by a council at the time when a formal complaint has to be addressed."
Canmore recreation facilities begin reopening with a 'new normal' due to COVID-19

Canmore recreation facilities begin reopening with a 'new normal' due to COVID-19

As of Wednesday (July 1), the Town of Canmore began reopening its facilities, however those hoping to swim at Elevation Place will have to wait until August due to a broken light fixture over the pool that needs to be replaced. Those who want to use the fitness centre and climbing wall will be able to do so by reservation beginning mid-July.
Bow Valley schools preparing re-entry plans for September

Bow Valley schools preparing re-entry plans for September

"We have to look at all the risks and benefits for our kids, for the teachers and for the administrators," said Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Deena Hinshaw during a town hall livestream Thursday (June 25). "Having kids stay at home and do virtual school for long periods of time brings with it other risks that we need to take into consideration."
RCMP deploying more Mounties in Alberta under agreement with the province

RCMP deploying more Mounties in Alberta under agreement with the province

Spray Lake Sawmills 2021 forest management plan draft seeks public engagement

Spray Lake Sawmills 2021 forest management plan draft seeks public engagement

“I think we have to find the right balance of ensuring we can allow our forest industry to grow and mature, while also ensuring that our tourism industry, which is largely supported by that trail network here in Bragg Creek, is also protected."
Cochrane Ecological Institute begins construction on orphan grizzly bear cub enclosure

Cochrane Ecological Institute begins construction on orphan grizzly bear cub enclosure

“It doesn’t seem right to us that cubs are orphaned— That they should be taken completely out of the population,” Smeeton said. “The population needs them. Every bear is important.”
UPDATED: STARS airlifts injured cyclist from Trans-Canada Highway near Lac des Arcs

UPDATED: STARS airlifts injured cyclist from Trans-Canada Highway near Lac des Arcs

Canmore RCMP are warning motorists that the eastbound lanes of the Trans-Canada Highway near Lac des Arcs are closed in order to create a landing zone for STARS air ambulance to airlift an injured cyclist to hospital