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Concrete mats going into Cougar Creek

Cougar Creek is getting a complete makeover. The mountain stream, which flooded to unprecedented levels in June, is slated for flood mitigation work that will change the way the channel looks permanently.

Capital budget to be cut for tax savings

Canmore’s proposed 2014 capital budget was presented this week and members of the budget committee directed administration to find ways to save approximately $360,000. The cut to the $17.

Parks repairing Johnson dam

Parks Canada is rebuilding a dam at Johnson Lake that was damaged by raging floods in June.

Angle parking to remain on Beaver Street

Angle parking is to remain on the 100 block of Beaver Street – at least for now – despite pleas from neighbourhood residents to return parallel parking to the busy residential road.

Sunshine, Parks, head to court over parking

Sunshine Village ski resort and Parks Canada are set to do battle in court in the New Year over a parking ban on the upper three kilometres of the access road to the ski hill.

Philippines support work under way

While the disaster caused by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines happened on the other side of the world, more or less, its effects have been felt right here in the Bow Valley.

Mitigation approved for creeks

Three more mountain creeks in the town of Canmore will see short-term flood mitigation work completed before next spring. Council approved $2.

CRPS wants input on communication

A three-hour Community Engagement Network (CEN) public meeting will take place at Canmore Collegiate High School (CCHS) on Tuesday, Nov.
Lieutenant Governor pays tribute at ceremony

Lieutenant Governor pays tribute at ceremony

Remembrance and recognition went hand-in-hand for Canmore veterans last Thursday (Nov. 7), as Canada’s most decorated soldier offered praise and gratitude for their service.
Dramatic rescue fails to save elk

Dramatic rescue fails to save elk

Several elk perished after falling through thin ice on the Bow River upstream of the Banff townsite Saturday (Nov. 9), despite a massive effort by Parks Canada to save them.