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RCMP cleared in shooting

Two Canmore RCMP officers have been cleared of any wrongdoing in the fatal shooting of an armed robbery suspect on Railway Avenue at the beginning of January.

Public art given go ahead in Banff

Banff council has given the green light to spend $26,000 on a temporary public art installation.
Green Party looking to improve on last election

Green Party looking to improve on last election

Having taken second spot in the last federal election locally, the Green Party is hoping to retain that momentum and recognition this spring. However, candidate Mike MacDonald said this week he is in it to win it.

Canmore to fight for sinkhole funds

The Town of Canmore is planning on paying $500,000 to fix a sinkhole in Three Sisters Mountain Village and then pursuing the provincial government and developer to recoup the funds.

Canmore Eagles may fly the nest

The Alberta Junior Hockey League’s Canmore Eagles have become an endangered species. The club announced Wednesday (March 30) it needs to raise $100,000 by June 30 or the team will leave Canmore.

Seasonal businesses against changes to bylaw

Three regular seasonal vendors in Canmore’s downtown core have come out against proposed changes to the Land Use Bylaw they say will put them out of business.

Wildsmart launches grizzly contest

Warm weather has Bow Valley grizzlies stirring and a local wildlife advocacy group is holding a contest to remind the public the bears are coming out of hibernation.

Canmore okays waste study

Residents hopeful the Town of Canmore will relocate its waste transfer station away from residential neighbourhoods this year will have to wait a bit longer.

Calgary woman pleads to obstructing RCMP

A Calgary woman who was in Banff to celebrate her 19th birthday pleaded guilty to obstructing RCMP from arresting one of her friends involved in a fight.

Banff to set gift policy for mayor, council

The Town of Banff is looking at a policy on accepting gifts for its mayor and councillors in a bid to avoid any allegations of ethical conflict or poor political judgement.