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MPC seeks alternate members

The MD of Bighorn is planning to appoint alternate members to its Municipal Planning Commission.

BREAKING NEWS - Bears pull off zone three-peat

To win a zone high school championship is bliss. To repeat is divine. But three wins in a row? That's dynasty territory. For the third year in a row, the Banff Community High School boys rugby team has been crowned zone champions.
Police looking for public's help

Police looking for public's help

Canmore RCMP are looking for the public’s help after a woman was struck in the head with a rock and seriously injured on the Victoria Day long weekend.

Crown halts charges related to timeshare operation

Multiple fraud charges against two individuals and four companies in relation to a Canmore area timeshare operation have been halted by the Crown.
Students travel to Honduras to build homes

Students travel to Honduras to build homes

A group of 14 dedicated and willing students signed up early in the school year for an experience of a lifetime; to travel to Honduras and lend a helping hand in building shelter for those without one.

Banff dog park in the works

Banff should have an off-leash dog park by the end of July – but it will be slightly smaller than originally planned in order to provide a buffer zone to protect a nearby critical wildlife corridor.
Canmore climbing wall designer chosen

Canmore climbing wall designer chosen

The designer of the climbing wall that will be part of Elevation Place has been chosen. Walltopia, which operates on four continents and was founded in Bulgaria, is the award-winning bid for the facility.

Elk aggressive around young

An elk protecting her newborn calf charged at a Banff woman riding her mountain bike on the slopes of Tunnel Mountain on Friday (May 25), forcing her to escape to safety up a tree for an hour and a half.

Council split on Bow Valley Trail development plan

The area redevelopment plan for Canmore’s Bow Valley Trail has stalled after council voted to postpone its first reading. The document has been in the works for well over a year and was already the subject of a public hearing earlier this spring.

Bear 64 collared for GPS data

Parks Canada is calling on residents and visitors to give a famous female grizzly bear plenty of space as she tries to carve out a living for herself and her three yearling cubs around the busy Banff townsite.