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Rescue training gives necessary skills to volunteers

Rescue training gives necessary skills to volunteers

Standing on the ice shelf of the Rundle forebay in the freezing cold of an early December morning, I began to question what was going through my head when I took the assignment.

Conflicts of interest diminishes appeal board

Four out of seven members of Banff’s Development Appeal Board have declared a perceived conflict of interest in hearing Parks Canada’s appeal of a planning commission approval.

Caribou to vanish without helping hand: strategy

Caribou have been wandering the Earth for more than 1.5 million years, but it is becoming increasingly apparent they may not survive the modern world without a helping hand from humans.

Mountain Market expands to Saturday

The popular Thursday Mountain Market in Canmore is expected to expand to include a Saturday event this summer.

Signage issues around ERS raised

A Cougar Creek resident is raising the issue of signage around Elizabeth Rummel School and accusing the Town’s photo radar contractor of cashing in on the situation.

Canmore to take on short-term debt for Multiplex

Canmore is expected to borrow $8.8 million in bridge financing to complete its $39 million Multiplex project.

Lafarge adds muffler, liaison group

Crews this week completed installation of a massive muffler designed to absorb noise-causing vibrations from one of the stacks at the Exshaw cement plant.

Construction underway for David's Tea outlet

David’s Tea – the latest chain store to touch off a storm of controversy in Banff – plans to open its newest location by the end of next month.

Celebrities raise $1.1 million for water conservation

The stars may have been shining last week in Banff, but it was water conservation efforts that were the real winner. Robert Kennedy Jr.
Haida art, tablet computers inspire Exshaw School students

Haida art, tablet computers inspire Exshaw School students

Modern technology and Haida culture have come together at Exshaw School as part of a project to engage students and help them overcome literacy challenges.