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Energy from Waste Alliance moving forward

The Bow Valley is one step closer to seeing municipal waste thermally treated instead of going into the landfill. The Southern Alberta Energy from Waste Alliance (SAEWA) met last Friday (Feb.

Banff looks at winter games responsibility

Banff politicians want more details on how hosting the 2014 Alberta Winter Games will affect town coffers before throwing their support behind a joint bid with Canmore. The games are expected to cost about $1.
Canmore adventurer mourned following avalanche

Canmore adventurer mourned following avalanche

A Canmore man known for his adventurous spirit is being remembered this week. Ray Norman, 64, lost his life on the weekend when an avalanche swept him off Tom George Mountain near Smithers B.C.
New York firm wins wildlife crossing competition with modular design

New York firm wins wildlife crossing competition with modular design

A New York City design firm has won the first ARC International Wildlife Crossing Infrastructure Design competition. HNTB with Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates, Inc.

Lack of plug-ins at The Hector concerning

The Hector, Canmore’s first municipally-owned affordable rental housing, is almost at capacity nearly two years after completion. But it isn’t all a success story.

WildSmart looking at trademark status

A local organization dedicated to educating residents and tourists about living safely with wildlife is looking into trademark status for its brand.
Pikas, marmots facing habitat loss

Pikas, marmots facing habitat loss

Little is known about pikas and marmots, but there is emerging evidence that climate change is going to make their survival even tougher as their high country habitat shrinks or disappears.
Valley cold a hardship for homeless man

Valley cold a hardship for homeless man

For many Valley residents, the past week’s cold snap has been a frigid reminder that winter is not yet ready to release its grasp.

Banff council polled on franchises

As part of Banff’s land use bylaw review, the review team is looking at ideas to encourage and support unique visitor experiences in the downtown core. One proposal is to restrict future fast food restaurants to the Cascade Plaza food court.

Banff goes Top Shelf with concession stand

The Town of Banff hopes to score big with residents and visitors with a new concession venue at the $33 million redeveloped Banff Rec Centre.