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Bow Valley water levels still cause for concern

Bow Valley water levels still cause for concern

Ground water levels in Canmore are still giving officials cause for concern with another high streamflow advisory being issued Tuesday (June 26).

Real estate sales volumes up in 2012

Canmore’s real estate market has seen prices steadily decline since 2008 but there is optimism so far in 2012 because the volume of sales is up over the same period last year.

Waldorf-inspired kindergarten oving forward

A new kindergarten in Canmore is accepting registrations for a Waldorf-inspired program that also connects children to nature.

One dead after crash in Lake Louise

A Lake Louise resident is dead and another in serious condition after a vehicle went off Moraine Lake Road this weekend. At approximately 4 a.m.

Council moves away form ban on car-mounted ads

Banff’s politicians have backed away from a move to ban signs mounted on vehicles that primarily advertise or promote a business amid fears the intent may be misinterpreted.

Council defeats area redevelopment plan

In an effort to include two new councillors in the debate and decision on a redevelopment plan for one of Canmore’s main thoroughfares council has defeated the bylaw at first reading.

Premier honours Banff senior

Rachel Goulet figures if she can make a person smile, then all her efforts have been worthwhile. A tireless volunteer with the Banff Seniors’ Society for the past eight years, Goulet has helped give a lot of other seniors reason to smile.
Whyte Museum receives surpise Runguis

Whyte Museum receives surpise Runguis

The Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies received a considerable boost recently with the surprise donation of the Carl Rungius (1869-1959) plein air sketch that would inspire his famed 1925 painting Lake McArthur.

Council approves climbing supervisor job

Elevation Place has its first new position approved with council voting to hire a full time climbing gym supervisor for a three-and-a-half-year period.

Banff Greyhound depot relocation stalled

The wheels have fallen off the bus on a proposal to relocate the Greyhound depot in Banff from the train station to the Banff International Hostel on Banff Avenue.