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UPDATE: Cochrane RCMP investigating fatal head-on collision on 1A Highway

UPDATE: Cochrane RCMP investigating fatal head-on collision on 1A Highway

“Witnesses described that Corvette had pulled out to pass, and in a very short amount of time, went head-on with the other vehicle."
Assessed value of BHC's housing portfolio drops

Assessed value of BHC's housing portfolio drops

“It’s interesting to see an overall decrease there. It’s not the norm for sure," said Banff Mayor Karen Sorensen
Whyte Residence to be legally protected

Whyte Residence to be legally protected

“It’s a property which I’m sure is near and dear to all of our hearts,” said Mayor Karen Sorensen.
Virtual award show catches Northern Quarter by surprise

Virtual award show catches Northern Quarter by surprise

Banff singer/songwriter Amelie Patterson and Canmore’s Northern Quarter were both award winners in their respective categories at the Calgary Music Awards (YYCMA), which were presented virtually Sunday (Sept. 20)
Canmore council approves leave of absence for Councillor Comfort

Canmore council approves leave of absence for Councillor Comfort

Canmore Councillor Esmé Comfort battled her third cancer diagnosis earlier this year with radiation and chemotherapy treatment. The good news is that she is now cancer free – however a fracture to her spine has resulted in a six-month leave of absence to focus on her health and recovery.
Banff Centre announces reopening of Walter Phillips Gallery

Banff Centre announces reopening of Walter Phillips Gallery

"Finding ways to healthfully and viably opens spaces on our campus that support artists and leaders, culture and our community, remains our top priority during this period."
Canmore accountant found guilty of fraud sentenced to five years in prison

Canmore accountant found guilty of fraud sentenced to five years in prison

Former Canmore accountant James "Russ" Neilson was also ordered to pay $1.6 million back to his victims and if he doesn't, he faces another five years in prison
Body of man who fell into North Saskatchewan River in July recovered

Body of man who fell into North Saskatchewan River in July recovered

The body of a 23-year-old Calgary man who fell into the North Saskatchewan River and was swept away at the end of July has been recovered on a small remote island west of Abraham Lake Sunday (Sept. 20)
Harvest fundraiser offers fresh vegetables, support to local food banks

Harvest fundraiser offers fresh vegetables, support to local food banks

In-Dey-Go Fundraising's Lisa Downing says it's a "win-win-win-win" for all involved – the Harvest Bundle fundraiser supports local food banks, provides farm-fresh veggies, supports a local business and an Alberta farm
Banff installs Pride pathway, Canmore delays crosswalk to 2021

Banff installs Pride pathway, Canmore delays crosswalk to 2021

"We are thrilled to have the rainbow pathway return," said Banff resident and Pride volunteer Jeffrey Carpenter. "It is a vibrant, physical expression of our town's diversity and inclusion of its residents and visitors that can be appreciated year round."