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Canmore Eagles may fly the nest

The Alberta Junior Hockey League’s Canmore Eagles have become an endangered species. The club announced Wednesday (March 30) it needs to raise $100,000 by June 30 or the team will leave Canmore.

Seasonal businesses against changes to bylaw

Three regular seasonal vendors in Canmore’s downtown core have come out against proposed changes to the Land Use Bylaw they say will put them out of business.

Wildsmart launches grizzly contest

Warm weather has Bow Valley grizzlies stirring and a local wildlife advocacy group is holding a contest to remind the public the bears are coming out of hibernation.

Canmore okays waste study

Residents hopeful the Town of Canmore will relocate its waste transfer station away from residential neighbourhoods this year will have to wait a bit longer.

Calgary woman pleads to obstructing RCMP

A Calgary woman who was in Banff to celebrate her 19th birthday pleaded guilty to obstructing RCMP from arresting one of her friends involved in a fight.

Banff to set gift policy for mayor, council

The Town of Banff is looking at a policy on accepting gifts for its mayor and councillors in a bid to avoid any allegations of ethical conflict or poor political judgement.

MAF seeks new directors

Do you enjoy art? Do you like to be involved and take part in your community? If so, then the Canadian Mountain Arts Foundation (MAF), an umbrella organization for the arts in Canmore, has space on its board for new directors and is looking for you.

Bitternose dangerous offender hearing postponed to early 2012

Another unusual delay in the dangerous offender hearing for Cory Lawrence Bitternose has seen the proceeding postponed yet again – until January 2012.

Council, YWCA meet to discuss financials

Banff town council has called a meeting with Banff YWCA to discuss the organization’s financial problems and the threat of closure of its women’s shelter.

Society calls for locals to take part in Earth Hour

What do the Sydney Opera House, Golden Gate Bridge, Eiffel Tower, Delta Lodge at Kananaskis, Iron Goat and Banff Springs Hotel have in common? They are all participating in Earth Hour this Saturday (March 26) at 8:30 p.m.