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Bike swap on Saturday

Get your comfy shoes on and your coffee ready as it’s nearly time to get in line for the annual bike swap.

Banff council briefs

The Town of Banff is bracing itself for possible flooding in the event of abnormal run-off this spring due to heavy snowfall in the mountains.

Council backs away from fixing sinkhole

Canmore council has backed away from fixing a sinkhole in Three Sisters Mountain Village after it received a legal opinion on the issue.

Samms leaving TCK

After taking a different role with Tourism Canmore Kananaskis as of January, John Samms has left the organization.

Discharge denied for man who drove drunk through checkstop

A Canmore man was denied a curative and conditional discharge in provincial court last week for charges of impaired driving and flight from police. Curtis Zarchekoff pleaded guilty to the two charges in front of Judge Les Grieve.

Brewster's parkway study on hold

The release of a study examining the environmental effects of Brewster’s controversial proposal to build a multi-million dollar glass-floored observation deck along the Icefields Parkway is on hold.

Little support for Parks special events

Canadians have been telling Parks Canada they don’t want new thrill-seeking activities or special events in the country’s flagship national park – but Ottawa chose to ignore them.
Reilly opens headquarters in Canmore

Reilly opens headquarters in Canmore

After making headlines this week over controversial remarks Wild Rose Liberal candidate John Reilly officially opened his campaign headquarters in Canmore on Friday saying he needs to stick to his message of why he is running.
Waterton inspires art

Waterton inspires art

Living in the Bow Valley region, having an affinity for our national parks is easy, a no-brainer as it were, given that these protected spaces are a part of our daily lives.

Feds to crack down on residency rules

Banff residents must now offer more proof of their need to live in the national park town as part of a federal government crackdown on residency rules.