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Wardens investigate off-leash dog incidents

Off-leash dogs chased deer through the streets of Banff in two separate incidents over the holidays, landing a Banff woman in hospital in one case and chasing a deer into a moving car in the other.

SnowDays kicks off in Banff this weekend

A new festival celebrating the wonders of winter comes to Banff National Park this weekend, Jan. 14-15.

Using less water still costing ratepayers more

Canmore’s water and sewer ratepayers can expect to see their utility bills rise eight per cent this year, partly due to the fact that less water is being consumed in town.
$2 million estimated damage to senior's lodge after overnight fire

$2 million estimated damage to senior's lodge after overnight fire

The Bow Valley Senior’s Lodge in Canmore caught fire overnight causing up to $2 million in damages.
The Year in Review - Banff

The Year in Review - Banff

The year 2011 proved to be a big one for Banff – with both municipal politicians and national park managers dealing with a host of controversial topics.

Reforestation plan in place

Banff’s trees are getting a big boost. Banff’s urban forest is under pressure for many reasons, including mountain pine beetle infestation, forest health and age, given many trees are at least 80 years old.

Banffites increase recycling

Banff residents are doing a better job of recycling, but generating slightly more garbage than in the past.
The Year in Review - Bighorn

The Year in Review - Bighorn

The year 2011 has proven to be a tumultuous one on the Stoney Nakoda First Nation. The year began tragically when police began investigating the murder of a Morley man on Jan. 1 at 3 a.m.

Skier killed in Nakiska crash

A 55-year-old Cochrane man is dead after crashing into a tree at the Nakiska ski resort on Boxing Day. The man has been identified as Rick Butler, Deputy Reeve with Rocky View County Council.
The Year in Review - Canmore

The Year in Review - Canmore

If any one news story dominated Canmore for 2011, it was the bunnies. Fresh out of a municipal election in the fall of 2010, politicians heard from residents loud and clear that the issue had been ignored long enough.