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Banff's 'radical' recycling moves forward

Banff’s ‘Radical Rethink of Residential Recycling’ project is working, according to Town of Banff environmental co-ordinator Chad Townsend. “In 2006, we were looking at a situation of only two depots and we now have 30 mini depots,” he said.
FUTURE EAGLE?

FUTURE EAGLE?

Canmore's Luke Philp carries the puck during the Canmore Eagles spring camp at the Canmore Rec Centre Saturday (April 30).

Canmore heading towards stand alone fire department

While Canmore council approved a strategic plan last week for its fire department, once it divests itself of providing ambulance services, politicians remain concerned the municipality will be picking up the province’s slack.
SURF'S UP

SURF'S UP

A motorist steers through a huge puddle in downtown Canmore as Friday morning's (April 29) heavy snowfall melts.
Off-leash dogs attack deer in Banff townsite

Off-leash dogs attack deer in Banff townsite

Parks Canada is trying to track down the owners of two dogs that attacked and seriously injured a young mule deer in the Banff townsite on Saturday (April 30).

Coyotes survivors despite humans

Mangled, dead coyotes unceremoniously fill the back of a rural flatbed truck. Four skinned coyotes lie in a circle, their bodies in the mud as their coats are shipped to Europe.

Taylor urges legal opinion on chain outlets

One Banff town councillor wants the Town to further investigate whether it has legal grounds to regulate chain restaurants differently than locally-owned restaurants.

Live In Freedom slated for Sasquatch

Banff businesses and community groups are swinging into action once again, as plans are coming together to raise funds for the YWCA’s women’s shelter.

Off-leash dogs attack deer

Parks Canada is trying to track down the owners of two dogs that attacked and seriously injured a young mule deer in the Banff townsite on Saturday (April 30).

Technology eases recycling for industry

Developing a recycling program for the construction industry in the Bow Valley has not been an easy task. But a new program at Francis Cooke Landfill is making it easy to track diversion rates for projects valley-wide.