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Council axes underpass artwork

A proposal that would have seen artistic embellishments added to the new pedestrian underpass saw council split on the idea, with the majority of politicians voting against it. The $4.

Town to take on summer census

Census takers will go door to door in Banff in June in an attempt to collect information about every person living in the national park townsite.

Grizzly frequenting CP railway tracks

An impressive male grizzly bear has been foraging for food and travelling along the train tracks in Banff National Park, sparking fears his death is simply a matter of time.

Ecological integrity of parks key to all candidates

Wild Rose is a federal riding that boasts something not many others across the country can – the crown jewel in the national park system.

Canmore votes in favour of Bison Belong

Most of Canmore’s politicians support the reintroduction of bison in Banff National Park.

Task force results to be included in bylaw - administration

Canmore’s planning department responded to criticisms by the development industry of the Land Use Bylaw at a recent public hearing.

Parents invited to join record attempt

Local parents will band together to get to the bottom of things, globally, in an effort to set a world record. Cloth diaper enthusiasts will come together Saturday, April 23 at the Lady MacDonald Community Hall for the Great Cloth Diaper Change.

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.