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The Year in Banff

The Year in Banff

January Parks Canada’s enforcement of a ban on parking in potentially hazardous avalanche terrain along the access road to Sunshine Village ski resort is upheld by the courts.

The Year in Canmore

For Canmore, 2013 was a year that changed the community forever.

Canmore recycling program in place

It has taken seven years to become a reality, with access agreements, angry neighbourhoods, a pilot project and millions of dollars invested – but residents of Canmore finally have community-wide recycling at their fingertips.

Sunshine lodge approval challenged

High water treatment standards required by Parks Canada for a proposed day lodge project at Sunshine Village puts the entire endeavour at risk, according to a ski hill association.
The year in Bighorn

The year in Bighorn

January Municipal District of Bighorn Reeve Dene Cooper officially recognized the municipality’s incorporation with a formal declaration proclaiming 2013 as the 25th anniversary of the MD.

Rink planned for Cave

Parks Canada plans to develop a skating rink at the Cave and Basin this winter. Superintendent Dave McDonough mentioned the project earlier in December at the 16th annual planning forum.
U.K. runner's youth fuels need to give back

U.K. runner's youth fuels need to give back

Events and circumstance shape a person’s character – they can either tear down one’s goals and outlook or spark and stoke dreams and accomplishment.

BREAKING NEWS - Special avalanche warning issued

Kananaskis Country and Parks Canada have issued a special public avalanche warning for many of the mountain parks in the Rocky Mountains. This warning is in effect from Jan. 17 to Jan.
Echo Creek site adds to human story of Bow Valley

Echo Creek site adds to human story of Bow Valley

Emergency excavations this past summer along the Legacy Trail near the Norquay turnoff in Banff National Park revealed that a 1,500-year-old campsite discovered in the 1980s has a longer history than previously understood.

Garbage, recycling rates on rise in Banff

Rates are going up for the Town of Banff to pick up your garbage and recycling. On Thursday (Dec. 13), council voted to increase solid waste utility rates for commercial properties by 2.9 per cent in 2014 and a further 3.