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Elk aggressive around young

An elk protecting her newborn calf charged at a Banff woman riding her mountain bike on the slopes of Tunnel Mountain on Friday (May 25), forcing her to escape to safety up a tree for an hour and a half.

Council split on Bow Valley Trail development plan

The area redevelopment plan for Canmore’s Bow Valley Trail has stalled after council voted to postpone its first reading. The document has been in the works for well over a year and was already the subject of a public hearing earlier this spring.

Bear 64 collared for GPS data

Parks Canada is calling on residents and visitors to give a famous female grizzly bear plenty of space as she tries to carve out a living for herself and her three yearling cubs around the busy Banff townsite.

Fencing project for Highway 93 S going ahead

A $5-million project to build a fence and wildlife underpass along a three-kilometre stretch of highway in Kootenay National Park to better protect wildlife is going ahead.

Contest open to help move library

Moving an entire library collection into a new home is a task best done one book at a time.
Mayoral candidates answer RMO questions

Mayoral candidates answer RMO questions

The Rocky Mountain Outlook sat down with all three candidates for mayor and put a series of question to each – these are their responses.

Banff looks to allow food sampling

An age-old retail practice of enticing people into restaurants by offering them free food samples outside is getting the official stamp of approval in Banff – as long as it’s on private property.
Black bear killed on TCH

Black bear killed on TCH

An opportunistic black bear that had been repeatedly given a fighting chance by Banff’s wildlife experts was struck and killed on the Trans-Canada Highway just outside the east gate of Banff National Park, Saturday (May 26).

No quotas for liquor stores

Banff liquor stores will be regulated in the same manner as every other general retail store after the business community raised concerns the municipality was essentially establishing a quota.
Police looking for public's help identifying two men

Police looking for public's help identifying two men

Canmore RCMP are looking for the public’s help after a woman was struck in the head with a rock and seriously injured on the Victoria Day long weekend.