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BREAKING NEWS - Crews battle Kootenay fire

BREAKING NEWS - Crews battle Kootenay fire

Areas of Kootenay National Park and Assiniboine Provincial Park are closed as crews continue to battle a growing wildfire.

Police take to the air for speed enforcement

In an effort to crack down on speeders and other highway scofflaws, local enforcment agencies are taking to the air.

Town steps back on display issue

Banff politicians are backing off active enforcement of illegal outdoor displays in the face of strong opposition from retailers who say they need to draw tourists into their shops. During a special meeting of council on Wednesday (Aug.

Businesses busy

Banff National Park was busy over the Heritage Day holiday long weekend as thousands of tourists flocked to the mountains to make the most of spectacular weather.

Camp shares Nakoda culture

When Stoney Nakoda elder and artist Roland Rollinmud was eight years old he travelled from Morley to Banff for Banff Indian Days by horse and carriage. It was a three-day journey then, with two nights spent camping along the way.
Green power options need exploring

Green power options need exploring

In the game of power generation, burning coal is a good way to go. It’s relatively cheap and plentiful, especially important as Alberta’s power demands are growing.

Heritage Open House this weekend

Canmore Museum is inviting the public to take part in its first Heritage Open House this weekend. The event, scheduled to take place in the museum in the Canmore Civic Centre on Saturday (Aug. 11) from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Hiker followed by cougar at Yamnuska

Alberta Parks has posted a cougar warning at Mount Yamnuska parking lot and trailhead following an incident where a cougar followed a man walking off trail for nearly half an hour.

Climber found deceased

A three-day search for a missing father of four ended in tragedy earlier this week.

Banff approves benchmarking project

Banff politicians have approved up to $30,000 for a regional municipal benchmarking project in a bid to establish best practices and improve efficiencies and effectiveness.