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Climber rescued from Weeping Wall

An ice climber spent almost eight hours dangling from a rope on Weeping Wall Sunday night (March 27) after he and his partner were stranded while descending the 300-metre cliff face.

Food, gas a focus of Land Use Bylaw review

The Town of Banff is investigating ways to make sure Banff can keep its grocery stores and gas stations into the future amid fears escalating commercial rents may force out these crucial services.
Richards ready for round two

Richards ready for round two

Blake Richards is proof nice guys don’t always finish last. In the case of the Airdrie native, they actually win once in a while. Richards, 36, will defend his seat in the May 2 federal election in the Wild Rose electoral district.

Brothers survive avalanche

Two brothers narrowly escaped with their lives after one of them triggered an avalanche just outside the boundary of the Lake Louise ski hill Saturday (March 26). The skier who triggered the class 2.

Province focuses on wolverines

The Province of Alberta has launched a study to get a better handle on the number of wolverines in Kananaskis Country and exactly where they live.
Horvath to represent NDP again

Horvath to represent NDP again

Canmore teacher Jeff Horvath has announced he is putting his name forward as the NDP candidate for the Wild Rose constituency in the upcoming federal election.

Merit system opposed

Banff’s hotel industry plans to fight the Town of Banff’s proposal to go to a merit-based review system for handing out the remaining commercial development space.

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.