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TCK to provide economic development

Canmore council took a first step last week toward contracting out economic development services to Tourism Canmore Kananskis.

Arts centre proposal concerns former councillor

A former town councillor is questioning council’s decision to dedicate a downtown building to develop an arts centre for the community.

Canmore CAO resigns

Don Kochan, Canmore’s chief administrative officer for the last five years, resigned from his position as of last Friday (Nov. 18).

Chain store issue rises again

A Banff small business owner is pondering the possible demise of her operation – and she’s not taking it lightly.
Defeat ends CCHS Jr. girls volleyball season

Defeat ends CCHS Jr. girls volleyball season

Hosting the South Central Zone 3A/4A junior girls volleyball tournament, the Canmore Crusaders ended their first round playoff with a loss at CCHS, Nov. 18-19.

Alberta's economy faring better than most - economist

Alberta’s economy may have taken a hit through the recession, but looking at current conditions and into the future, it is far better off than many others.

Union Hall to host Saturday restoration fundraising concert

Two singer-songwriters will take to the stage Saturday (Nov 26), as part of a fundraising concert to help restore the exterior of the Canmore Miners’ Union Hall to its full and former glory.

Groups ask Banff for almost $600K

The library may have to cut staff and hours, the daycare and preschool are suffering from low enrolment and the local chorus, SPCA and volunteer centre are all looking for added help this year from Banff’s town council.
Drawing Home movie tells tale of Whytes

Drawing Home movie tells tale of Whytes

The story of Peter and Catharine Whyte is the quintessential Banff story and an integral part of the community’s fabric and legacy.

Beware of early season avalanches

While it may seem early days yet in respect to winter backcountry conditions, mountain safety specialists warn that slab avalanche conditions already exist.