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No increases to cash-in-lieu

Banff businesses won’t face any increases in the controversial parking cash-in-lieu fee, but politicians have decided the fee will be subject to inflation every year. On Monday (Sept.

Life on the Haig

Distant fires leave a thin veil of smoke upon the ethereal alpenglow, illuminating distant peaks with crimson bands of light.

Non-native rabbit captured in Banff

Trapping efforts in the Banff townsite to avoid a potential rabbit population explosion as seen in neighbouring Canmore have led to the live capture of one rabbit so far.

Proposals sought for design-build DMF water connection

MD of Bighorn council has authorized administration to issue a call for proposals to design and build a water and wastewater connection from Canmore to Dead Man’s Flats.

No cap set on licences for taxi companies

Canmore council has decided to maintain the taxi bylaw in its current form and not put a cap on the number of future cab businesses it issues licences to.

Bear moved out of valley

A black bear spotted in multiple backyards near Elk Run Boulevard last weekend has been relocated out of the valley after it was tranquilized by Fish and Wildlife officers. Around 16 calls were received on Saturday (Sept.

Project proposed to fill Bear Street lot

An eyesore created when Cascade Plaza developers couldn’t secure one remaining parcel of land at the northern end of Bear Street more than 20 years ago may finally be fully redeveloped.

Graffiti monitored in Banff

The Town of Banff continues to proactively crack down on graffiti throughout the tourist town by way of two or more graffiti elimination campaigns each year. Up until Aug.

Input sought on outdoor displays

The Town of Banff plans to go to the public on a new policy that will outline once and for all the dos and don’ts of outdoor retailing and sidewalk displays in the tourist town.

School fees stressing students

According to a BMO 2012 student survey, while the majority (59 per cent) of students are excited about the upcoming school year, the poll showed that paying for school is causing more stress than their academics.