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Grizzly spotted at Quarry Lake

A couple encountered a grizzly bear near Quarry Lake on April 30, forcing Fish and Wildlife officers to erect their first bear in area warning signs of the year adjacent to the off-leash dog park. “The grizzly bear was east of Quarry Lake.
Voter turnout up in riding

Voter turnout up in riding

The 41st Canadian federal election saw more residents of Wild Rose head to the polls than in 2008.
SCHOOL VOTE

SCHOOL VOTE

Banff Elementary School student Seamus O'Farrell enters his vote under the watchful eyes of returning officers Sam Powell and Joshua Vantassell as the school participates in the nation-wide Student Vote program Thursday (April 28).
BOOGIE PATROL

BOOGIE PATROL

Bighorn council refuses fee payment proposal

A proposal for a 10-year, interest-free payment period for an Exshaw landowner facing a large one-time local improvement fee as part of funding of the hamlet’s water system garnered little sympathy from MD of Bighorn council.

$20 million upgrade proposed for K-country hydro facility

TransAlta is planning a $20 million upgrade to its Pocaterra Hydro Facility in Peter Lougheed Provincial Park next year.

Dog survives plane crash, two days in Yoho

In a bittersweet moment following a tragic plane crash, a deceased pilot’s dog was found alive and well two days later near the wreckage.
CCHS kitchen garbage not just garbage anymore

CCHS kitchen garbage not just garbage anymore

The tub has landed at Canmore Collegiate High School.

Arts centre considered for library site

For the first time since the Multiplex was proposed, Canmore council moved towards deciding what one of the facilities left vacant by the project may become – an arts development centre.

Banff considers lifting pedi-cab ban

Pedi-cabs could once again be part of the Banff transportation experience if town council decides to lift the current ban on commercial pedi-cabs.