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Union Hall still serves as heart of community

Even though the Canmore Miners’ Union Hall was built nearly 100 years ago to serve the union and its members, it quickly became a focal point for the community, a role that has continued despite the fact the union stopped meeting when the mines close
Parks asks for harlequin birdwatching help

Parks asks for harlequin birdwatching help

Parks Canada is asking for the public’s help in reporting any sightings of harlequin ducks amid fears flood waters in early June may have wiped out most of the nests.

BREAKING NEWS - Police look for suspect after armed robbery

Canmore RCMP are asking the public for assistance following an armed robbery at Fergie’s Convenience & Pizza after a male suspect made off with about $1,000 in cash, last night (July 30). According to Cpl.

BREAKING NEWS - De Soto named new CAO

Canmore council revealed the last piece of its municipal government puzzle at a special meeting, Thursday (July 26) when it appointed Lisa de Soto as the new permanent chief administrative officer following a rigorous search that involved about 57 ap

Cougar warning posted

A cougar warning has been posted for Mosquito Creek – an area of Banff National Park that has had very few reported cougar sightings in the last two decades.

Banff elk population may boom

A relatively mild winter in the lower reaches of the Bow Valley combined with few elk being hunted by wolves and cougars means Banff’s resident elk population is poised to grow.

Police warn of vehicle break-ins

Canmore RCMP have issued a warning to the public about a recent spate of vehicle break-ins occurring within town and on trailheads. According to Cpl.
Bear 105 now in Jasper

Bear 105 now in Jasper

A female grizzly and two cubs relocated from the Bow Valley have appeared in Jasper and once again her future lies in the hands of parks biologists.
Wolf feeding alarms Parks Canada

Wolf feeding alarms Parks Canada

A wolf being fed rice crackers is the latest in an alarming string of incidents involving the feeding of wildlife in Kootenay National Park.

Black bear gets into food, garbage

An opportunistic black bear feasted on food and garbage at a campground in Banff National Park on the weekend, prompting wildlife experts to warn campers that failing to keep a clean site is dangerous for both people and bears.