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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.

Semi collides with SUV in cloud of dust

One man is in hospital in serious condition after a semi-trailer smashed into an SUV that had slowed down for a dust cloud created by a street sweeper on Highway 1 near Canmore, Tuesday (April 26).

Push on for Banff farmers market

A push for a summer farmers market in Banff – similar to one in neighbouring Canmore – is gaining momentum. Jolene Brewster and Rene Geber are proposing a farmers market in Central Park every Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Bridge construction under discussion

The concept of a pedestrian bridge across the Bow River in Banff is back on the discussion table – but is being pitched as part of a unique two for one deal.

Food bank working with community organizations

Withdrawals are being made from the Bow Valley Food Bank. In March, the food bank embarked on new partnerships with several community organizations, including Canmore Community Daycare and Canmore General Hospital.

Banff to see rise and fall in tax rates

Banff residents can expect their tax bills in the mail soon, with a slight increase in residential taxes and a small decrease in commercial taxes.
Candidates weigh in on issues before May 2 vote

Candidates weigh in on issues before May 2 vote

Candidates for the Liberal, Conservative, New Democrat and Green parties were on hand in Canmore, Wednesday (April 27) night to answer questions from the public on the issues of this election.
Photo - Tsunami sales

Photo - Tsunami sales

Elizabeth Rummel School students Noah Oshanyk and Alexander Neilson look for a bargain-priced toy at Thursday’s (April 21) fundraising sale. The toys, which were donated by students, were sold to raise money for Red Cross relief work in Japan.
Workshop offers non-toxic cleaning alternatives

Workshop offers non-toxic cleaning alternatives

Reducing toxins in the home and saving consumers money on green products is the impetus behind the Biosphere Institute of the Bow Valley’s latest workshop. Next Thursday (May 5) at the Canmore Senior’s Centre at 7 p.m.