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BRZ approves budget increase, new hiring

Members of Canmore’s downtown business association approved a major budget increase for the organization next year that will see it hire a part-time executive director. Business Revitalization Zone (BRZ) members met last Wednesday (Sept.

More road construction for Canmore expected

If Canmore commuters were seeing red over road construction projects currently underway, just wait – it is going to get worse before it gets better.

Climbers pulled off Yamnuska

It may seem obvious, but public safety specialists are reminding backcountry users that with October nearing, the sun is setting earlier each night.

Assiniboine Lodge to remain with Renners

History, nature and family ties are alive and well this fall at Assiniboine Lodge. As the larches turn shades of gold, the sound of hammers and saws fill the air on the shores of Lake Magog below the majesty of Mount Assiniboine.

RCMP look at Moraine Lake Road closure

Mounties are warning they may be forced to temporarily close the road to one of the most spectacular areas in Banff National Park for viewing larch trees in fall colour in a bid to control parking woes and traffic congestion this coming weekend.

Richards picked for tourism caucus

The Bow Valley’s representative in Ottawa has been picked to chair a parliamentary caucus on tourism. Wildrose MP Blake Richards said Monday (Sept.

Rollover results in charges

A Morley man pleaded guilty to dangerous driving charges that resulted from his vehicle crashing into a ditch and injuring several passengers.

Banff paying to counter illegal trash dumping

In a bid to stop people illegally dumping unwanted household items beside garbage bins throughout the tourist town, the Town of Banff plans to increase its door-to-door pickup service. On Monday (Sept.

Bear trees Banff guide

One of North America’s top mountaineers was stalked by a grizzly bear for about 300 metres and chased up a tree as he guided a client in the Lake Louise area of Banff National Park.
Escaped bank robber believed to have family in Canmore, Lake Louise

Escaped bank robber believed to have family in Canmore, Lake Louise

RCMP are advising the public to be on the lookout for an escaped prisoner from the Grande Cache Correctional Institute. Dennis Paul Haines escaped sometime between 11 p.m. Monday (Sept. 26) and 6 a.m. today (Sept. 27).