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Authors, wines paired for second annual Vino Novellus

As an author, Jerry Auld says he can appreciate – and relate to – the countless hours of solitary and little-recognized time spent sitting at a keyboard that are required to create every page of every book.

Girl fight at club ends in court

A fight over who was the prettiest girl at the bar wound up in court last week. Alexandra Corness pleaded guilty Wednesday (March 9) in Canmore Provincial Court to a single charge of assault.

Heavy snowfall marks budget change

Big dumps of snow this winter have forced the Town of Banff to set up a reserve fund to make sure they don’t go over budget for snow clearing.
Downtown ski track huge hit once again

Downtown ski track huge hit once again

Like most small town main streets, Canmore’s is about shopping, dining, arts and culture, but for one weekend a year, it’s also skiing fun for everyone.

Construction management contract awarded for daycare

It may not be part of the Multiplex anymore, but a new daycare and preschool facility is moving toward construction as well.

Banff train station set for facelift

The dilapidated and historic Banff train station is about to get a multi-million dollar facelift.

YWCA women's shelter may close

Banff’s YWCA may close its shelter for abused women in the face of tough economic times and ongoing increases to the organization’s costs.

Spring stops flowing, snails die

A small population of endangered snails in Banff is dead after the thermal spring in which they live stopped flowing.

Banff homes hit $1 M mark

Eight homes in Banff sold for more than $1 million over the last year-and-a-half. According to Town of Banff assessor Frank Watson, 96 single-family homes and duplexes sold between July 2009 and the end of 2010.

Owner says Town decision trashed 13-year-old business

A small local company that has hauled Parks Canada’s garbage for the last 13 years says the Town of Banff has killed their business by agreeing to take over the job.