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Banff to set gift policy for mayor, council

The Town of Banff is looking at a policy on accepting gifts for its mayor and councillors in a bid to avoid any allegations of ethical conflict or poor political judgement.

MAF seeks new directors

Do you enjoy art? Do you like to be involved and take part in your community? If so, then the Canadian Mountain Arts Foundation (MAF), an umbrella organization for the arts in Canmore, has space on its board for new directors and is looking for you.

Bitternose dangerous offender hearing postponed to early 2012

Another unusual delay in the dangerous offender hearing for Cory Lawrence Bitternose has seen the proceeding postponed yet again – until January 2012.

Council, YWCA meet to discuss financials

Banff town council has called a meeting with Banff YWCA to discuss the organization’s financial problems and the threat of closure of its women’s shelter.

Society calls for locals to take part in Earth Hour

What do the Sydney Opera House, Golden Gate Bridge, Eiffel Tower, Delta Lodge at Kananaskis, Iron Goat and Banff Springs Hotel have in common? They are all participating in Earth Hour this Saturday (March 26) at 8:30 p.m.

Donald Cameron legacy lives on in Valley

The spot where Donald Cameron Hall once stood is now a flat construction zone, but it’s not all that remains of The Banff Centre’s original administration building.

Morley school honoured with award

Morley Community School and its partners, the Calgary Catholic School District and Tsuu T’ina Dept. of Education, were recognized recently for a program designed to link students on aboriginal reserves with students in Catholic schools.

Study shows glacier changes may affect Brewster

A scientific study has raised some alarm bells that instability at the Athabasca Glacier may be hazardous for Brewster Canada’s ice explorer tourist operation.

Valley fundraisers to aid tsunami victims

Efforts to help victims of the recent earthquake and tsunami in Japan are beginning to gear up, with two fundraisers being held next week.

Reilly's book hits bestseller list

Bad Medicine appears to be good for book sales. The book by Canmore Judge John Reilly has been selling well, reaching sales of over 5,000, which has placed it on the non-fiction bestseller list in Calgary and Edmonton.