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Canmore planning commission approves mixed-use development

Canmore planning commission approves mixed-use development

The 10,000 square foot building behind Nutters and Home Hardware will include four employee-housing units and 68 parking stalls
Canmore rental costs increase 71 per cent since 2016

Canmore rental costs increase 71 per cent since 2016

New statistics show rental rates for one, two and three-bedroom units have increased by 71 per cent from 2016-19, prompting housing advocates to speak out about the affordability and lack of rental housing in Canmore
Bear, cougar warnings in effect in different parts of K-Country

Bear, cougar warnings in effect in different parts of K-Country

A closure for a grizzly bear, with cubs, has been changed to a warning along the Highline Trail and surrounding area in Canmore, according to the Alberta Parks website, while multiple cougars have been spotted at the Willow Rock Campground and Flowing Water Trail in Kananaskis Country
Demands for better pay for Parks Canada workers delayed

Demands for better pay for Parks Canada workers delayed

The union representing national park employees has declared an impasse over contract negotiations, including pay. The Public Service Alliance says if an agreement with the government can't be reached members will have the right to strike.
Murphy announced as Biathlon Canada’s new high performance and office coordinator

Murphy announced as Biathlon Canada’s new high performance and office coordinator

“I’m hoping to just bring some fresh kind of outlook on how things are going and then to just really be here to facilitate the organisation for the athlete’s performance and for Biathlon Canada.”
Explorer, conservationist Baldwin named 2019 MGB Patron

Explorer, conservationist Baldwin named 2019 MGB Patron

“Since his teenage years, he has explored the rugged Coast Mountain Range, climbing over 700 mountains, many of them first ascents and making perhaps one hundred multi-week, long-distance forays across the icefields and along the ridges of what is one of the last true wilderness areas on earth. Shunning the easy path, John has forged his own way through some of the most rugged geography on the planet. He is a mountaineer and an explorer of the first order."
Plains bison reaching new heights in Banff National Park

Plains bison reaching new heights in Banff National Park

It’s been one year since the bisons have been reintroduced into Banff National Park and they are reaching new heights.
Loss of oxygen likely caused fatal airplane crash in Kananaskis

Loss of oxygen likely caused fatal airplane crash in Kananaskis

The right engine of the twin-engine aircraft began operating at a significantly lower power setting than the left engine prior to the crash, according to the Transportation Safety Board of Canada.
New guide highlights staff accommodations in the Bow Valley

New guide highlights staff accommodations in the Bow Valley

Out of the 5,500 plus staff accommodations in the Bow Valley, Banff provides the most with 2,930 beds, Lake Louise provides 1,661 beds, Kananaskis provides 540 beds and Canmore provides 453
Portraits celebrate Bow Valley women, climbers

Portraits celebrate Bow Valley women, climbers

“In their everyday actions, in their words and in their climbing, these women have inspired me to be strong, confident, courageous, vulnerable and dedicated."