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Daniel Bordon gets his face painted by Amélie Payeur at the Canmore Children's Festival, held May 21 at Canmore Collegiate High School.

Officials ask for area fishkill reports

Provincial authorities are asking anglers – or anyone out enjoying the great outdoors for that matter – to report any fish kills seen on lakes throughout Alberta following spring ice break-up.

Banff, MD asked for seniors housing dollars

John Niemi’s family was devastated when he was forced to move from the Bow Valley he had called home for more than 80 years to a seniors’ housing facility in Cochrane. His health was deteriorating and there was simply no place for him to go.


A large grizzly bear ambles down the Bow Valley Parkway east of Castle Mountain Tuesday (May 17)

School libraries to close one day a week

Public school libraries will only be open to students four days a week for the 2011/12 school year as a result of cuts to funding. The change to library schedules is the result of a $1.

Delta Lodge going greener with new program

Situated as it is in a pristine mountain setting, it’s understandable Delta Lodge at Kananaskis staff are fully embracing a newly-launched corporate greening program.

Man found guilty of pointing shotgun at 15-year-old co-worker

A Nova Scotia man who came to the Bow Valley for work last summer was found guilty of pointing a shotgun at a 15-year-old co-worker and roommate in staff accommodation.
Experience best education, says teen

Experience best education, says teen

Grade 10 Canmore Collegiate High School student Isabella “Izzy” Pedersen has been accepted into the prestigious Shad Valley summer enrichment program. “I’ve been blessed and I’m lucky to know what I’m looking for in life,” she said.

Bikers spend night on trail

A father and his teenage son from Banff spent a cold and wet night in the wilderness after getting lost while riding the Goat Creek Trail between Banff and Canmore, Monday (May 23).

Busy long weekend for provincial safety specialists

Broken bones, treacherous falls and quad rollovers punctuated a busy long weekend for Kananaskis Public Safety.