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Rabbits to go to EARS sanctuary first

Some of Canmore’s feral rabbit population will see a reprieve, even though the municipality has rejected a U.S.-based animal rescue group’s offer to come in and save them all.
Canmore dental trio prepare for Guatemalan trip

Canmore dental trio prepare for Guatemalan trip

At just about the time most of us are ready for a break from Mother Nature’s wintry grip, a small contingent of Canmorites will be winging their way south to the warmer climes of Guatemala.
Cazz in place as new avalanche dog

Cazz in place as new avalanche dog

Though he’s just a youngster, he’s now got plenty of training under his collar and he’s raring to go.

Banff turns down housing study

The Banff Housing Corporation (BHC) won’t commission a study any time soon to determine the community’s housing needs over the next decade, or to help determine the organization’s future.

Consultation to be part of arts development centre

Canmore politicians are moving forward to establish a committee to oversee establishing an arts development centre.

Xmas Spirit hampers readied

The Christmas Spirit campaign has kicked into high gear with hampers sorted and packed on Saturday (Dec. 17) for distribution later today. Volunteers are still needed, said Kris Hielema, campaign chairperson.

Cocaine, marijuana seized in raids

Two people have been arrested and charged with drug offences after RCMP raided a pair of homes last week. The residences entered by police on Dec. 15-16 included a condo near the hospital and a basement suite in a home off Elk Run Boulevard.

Snow track back for carnival

A big hit during the last two Canmore Winter Carnivals, the snow track on Main Street will make a return, says event manager Ric Proctor.

Canmore holds back tax stabilization reserve

After debating the purpose of its tax stabilization reserve, Canmore’s local politicians have chosen to save it rather than spend it this year.

Annual Christmas bird count numbers up

It was a bumper year for the birds. The 37th annual Banff-Canmore Christmas Bird Count last Saturday (Dec. 17) saw more than 2,900 individual birds counted – over 300 more than the long-term average of 2,600.