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Council approves budget increase for daycare

Canmore town council approved a $200,000 budget increase to build the new Roundhouse Daycare and Preschool facility this week, but the money won’t be coming from taxpayers.

Cougars on move in area

A cougar spotted chasing deer in the middle of the afternoon directly behind homes in Eagle Terrace in Canmore has wildlife officials warning the public to keep their pets on-leash and to be wary on the trails.
Richards' absence noted at Banff forum

Richards' absence noted at Banff forum

It was more than obvious one political point of view was missing at the Bow Valley’s first federal election forum – that of incumbent Conservative Blake Richards The forum, hosted Wednesday (April 20) night by the Banff Public Library and The Banff C

Pine beetles in decline locally

After a decade long fight, the number of mountain pine beetles and newly attacked trees found in the eastern Rockies has dropped dramatically.

Seasonal businesses get slight reprieve

Seasonal businesses in Canmore’s downtown area will see a decrease in development permit fees this summer, but only if they make efforts to improve the esthetics of their operations.

Beetles infesting jack pine forests

The mountain pine beetle is now infesting Alberta’s jack pine, say scientists, which means it could spread through forests across Canada.

ReCYCLE Round Up offers low prices on used bikes

If you missed last weekend’s bike swap and the regret is palpable, take heart, Canmore Community Cruisers is hosting its Third Annual ReCYCLE Roundup this weekend.

Kamenka honoured at volunteer awards

He has been an integral part of keeping wildlife wild and people smart and last week Canmore’s Pat Kamenka was honoured for his service to the community.

Canada Day parade route changing

For almost 30 years, the Canada Day parade along Canmore’s Main Street has remained the same.

Council receives high marks

Banff’s politicians have received good grades for their performance so far on issues considered important to Banff’s hoteliers.