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PC leadership candidates address educators

PC leadership candidates address educators

Six politicians vying for leadership of the Progressive Conservative Party took the opportunity to address Alberta’s teachers in Banff yesterday (Aug. 10).
Scramblers rescued from Cascade

Scramblers rescued from Cascade

Two inexperienced scramblers were rescued from Cascade Falls near Banff late Friday night (Aug. 5) after getting themselves stranded on an unstable ledge.

Walk A Mile set for September

As the saying goes, if you want to understand what someone’s going through, walk a mile in their shoes. With that in mind, Banff YWCA will hold its third annual Walk A Mile In Her Shoes fundraiser, Sept.

Banff buildings may be on the rise

Buildings in Banff’s downtown core may be permitted to go to three storeys in height – as long the top floor is set aside for residential housing.
Berry crop keeping bears in low areas

Berry crop keeping bears in low areas

Ripening shepherdia berries in the valley bottoms are attracting bears from higher elevations and raising the risk for human wildlife conflict, according to wildlife officials. “It seems to be everywhere,” said Fish and Wildlife Officer Dave Dickson.

Landlord opposes grocery store proposal

The Town of Banff is taking a closer look at the idea of saving existing grocery stores and gas stations as vital services for residents and tourists.
Poverty crusade launched from backyard

Poverty crusade launched from backyard

Sean Krausert is giving up some the comforts in his life to raise awareness of world poverty. A resident of the Bow Valley for the past 15 years, Krausert, 42, lives in Canmore with his wife and two children.

Canmore folk festival in transition

The Canmore Folk Music Festival will never be the same – gone are the days of sitting for the entire evening and enjoying the music.
Fossil thieves captured in Field

Fossil thieves captured in Field

Two people caught with fossils from the Burgess Shale led authorities on a wild chase through Field last weekend, eventually jumping into a fast-flowing river in a desperate attempt to avoid capture.

Fraud charges laid in time share scam

Multiple fraud charges have been laid against two individuals, one from Canmore, and four companies in relation to a time share operation.