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St. George's raising funds for facelift

In a town which cherishes its history and is home to many historic buildings, one of its very oldest is in dire need of assistance. St.

Bighorn to support Trail initiative

MD of Bighorn councillors have agreed to support an initiative put forward by the Bow Corridor Regional Mobility Partnership (BCRMP) to seek funding to extend the Banff Legacy Trail from the Harvie Heights turnoff along the south side of the Trans-Ca
Funds needed to help local family

Funds needed to help local family

A three-year-old Canmore child’s battle with cancer has ended and the community is coming together to help his family in their time of need after he passed away Tuesday evening (Jan. 24).

Parks plans road expansion at gate

Parks Canada plans to build an additional bypass lane at the east entrance to Banff National Park in a bid to ease traffic congestion during peak times of the year.
Creatures caught in the act

Creatures caught in the act

Motion-activated remote cameras are capturing images of wildlife throughout the southern Rockies of Alberta and B.C. and researchers hope they give them some answers on wildlife behaviour, movement and distribution over a large landscape.

Spa opening highlights changes in the industry

A trip to the spa is no longer an exclusive experience focused entirely on pampering – it is about wellness. The new concept was on display recently at the official opening of the One Wellness and Spa at Solara Resort in Canmore.

Municipal projects contribute to economy: Casey

Public dollars spent on capital projects are helping the local economy, according to Canmore Mayor Ron Casey. The remark came from Casey during his annual state of the community address at the Bow Valley Builders and Developers Association last week.
Opposition for pedestrian bridge voiced

Opposition for pedestrian bridge voiced

The Town of Banff’s plan to build a multi-million dollar pedestrian bridge across the Bow River at the end of Muskrat Street has met strong opposition from residents in the neighbourhood.

Firefighter union concerned staff cuts on the horizon

The transition to a stand-alone fire department in Canmore may leave residents less protected if they dial 911 for help.

Banff looks at closed door regulation

Banff’s retailers may be forced to close their doors in winter if Banff’s politicians move ahead with strict environmental legislation in the national park townsite.