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GHGs up, water use is down

There were both gains and losses made in 2012 when it comes to environmental sustainability for the Town of Canmore.

Scout leaders needed for area youth

A world of adventure, outdoor experience and friendship awaits for individuals who embrace the ideals and wish to lend a helping hand.

Travel Alberta aims to grow tourism

Travel Alberta hopes to grow tourism from a $7.8 billion to a $10.3 billion industry by 2020. The target and new Alberta Tourism Framework were introduced to members of the industry at Travel Alberta’s annual general meeting in Banff on Monday (Oct.
Christmas comes early for Banff schools

Christmas comes early for Banff schools

We’re not even into December, but that didn’t stop the Wim and Nancy Pauw Foundation from playing Santa Claus.

CAC warns of smartphone apps

With winter approaching and backcountry users readying for the season, the Canadian Avalanche Centre in Revelstoke warns that several smartphone apps being marketed as avalanche rescue systems are not recommended.
Bats threatened by spreading deadly disease

Bats threatened by spreading deadly disease

Bats tend to get a bad rap, but there is ongoing work to educate people on learning to live with bats, especially as a deadly disease continues to wipe out populations across North America.
Coyote trapped by plastic container

Coyote trapped by plastic container

A bold coyote got its head stuck inside a large plastic container at the Town of Banff’s recycling depot, prompting authorities to urge residents to thoroughly rinse out recycling products.

Olver happy to be back at council table

A near-death experience changed Chip Olver’s life. While trekking in the Himalayas in 1983, she took a big fall on a high mountain peak and ended up breaking her left ankle in two places, leaving her unable to walk.

Trans Canada Trail expansion examined

For those who love the Canmore to Banff section of the Trans Canada Trail, wait until you get a load of the next proposed plan. Construction is slated to begin in 2014 on a 71.
Bear research producing promising results

Bear research producing promising results

The railway line through Banff National Park is the number one cause of death for grizzly bears in the area.