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Grizzly moved north of Grande Cache

A male grizzly bear has been moved to a more remote area of the province after breaking into a shed and killing a sheep dangerously close to where children were sleeping. The five-year-old grizzly, known as bear No.

Canmore to negotiate divesting as EMS provider

The Town of Canmore will begin negotiations soon with Alberta Health Services to divest itself from providing emergency medical services to the community.

CCHS laptop initiative heading into second year

The one-to-one student owned laptop initiative will head into its second year this fall with all students entering Grade 9 required to bring the computers to class.

Four years in jail for robbing pharmacy

An Ontario man was sentenced to spend four years in jail after pleading guilty to robbing a Canmore pharmacy at knifepoint. Trevor Savoie was sentenced earlier this month by Judge Les Grieve in Canmore Provincial Court.

Commercial space sought

Banff town planners will begin drafting legislation to rezone government services in the industrial compound to free up commercial space for businesses in that area of town.

SSR process to be changed

Canmore’s Sustainability Screening Report process will be changed after a task force appointed to review it has come up with several recommendations.
Artifacts found during Multiplex excavation

Artifacts found during Multiplex excavation

An old dumpsite with several artifacts and possible soil contamination discovered during excavation of the Multiplex project has resulted in construction delays.
Cougar destroyed after attacking off-leash dog

Cougar destroyed after attacking off-leash dog

A young female cougar was destroyed Tuesday (July 19) morning after she attacked a dog the night before – the latest encounter in a string of incidents related to the juvenile cat.

Parks hopes for best with injured bear

A female grizzly bear has been struck on the Trans-Canada Highway in Banff National Park, but it’s not known for sure if she’s survived her injuries.

CEDA and TCK merge for operations trial

Two Canmore organizations in charge of tourism and economic development are joining forces.