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Canmore budget includes new waste infrastructure

Canmore is proposing to relocate its waste transfer site and material recycling facility away from a residential neighbourhood over the next two years.

Banff to push resort status request

Banff is like no other small Alberta town. Municipalities fund their towns from tax revenues and government grants, but because Banff has a federally-legislated cap on commercial development, it will always have a limited tax base.

Water regulatory upgrades to cost more

Regulatory upgrades to Canmore’s water system are going to cost the Town an extra $250,000. Council was asked to approve the additional funds for a total project cost of $850,000 at its last meeting in December.
Super Bowl commercial stars local sled dogs

Super Bowl commercial stars local sled dogs

This upcoming weekend’s Super Bowl football extravaganza will feature a few local furry faces during commercial breaks.

Canmore climber exuded a special spark

Friends and extended family members of Canmore climber Carlyle Norman, who died after being struck by a falling rock while climbing in Argentinean Patagonia on Jan. 15, are saddened to lose a woman who exuded a special energy and passion.

Wily wolverine crosses Trans-Canada Highway

It may have taken 15 years, but a wolverine has finally used a wildlife overpass to get across the deadly Trans-Canada Highway in Banff National Park.

Saturday market for Canmore axed

Downtown businesses concerned an extra Mountain Market day would compete with their businesses can breathe a sigh of relief.
What goes around, comes around

What goes around, comes around

In 1972, Bruce McTrowe sold his three-year-old Warwick blue Pontiac GTO, one of the classic all-American muscle cars, to a friend in Banff.

Minister announces consultation on return of bison to Banff

A public consultation process as part of a plan to reintroduce plains bison to Banff National Park is set to begin immediately. Environment Minister Peter Kent said Friday (Jan.

PC candidates meet constituents at ranch

The five people vying to become the candidate for the Progressive Conservative Party of Alberta in the next election had a chance to meet and greet Bow Valley residents over the weekend.