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Valley climbers reach peak at National champs

The Bow Valley’s youth climbing dominance scaled to new heights on Sunday (May 20) as Banff’s Elise Sethna and Canmore’s Zach Watson both won national titles in Montreal.
Vsion gym to close

Vsion gym to close

After 12 years of business in the Bow Valley, the Vsion climbing gym is set to close its doors at the end of the month. However, a new group wants to run the facility as a co-op and is currently exploring models to keep the gym open.
Banff close in home tourney

Banff close in home tourney

It wasn’t supposed to end this way. With eight girls playing their final home tournament with the Banff Hockey Academy, the squad appeared poised to win its first Midget AAA banner in a year.
Soap Co. run a big hit

Soap Co. run a big hit

Now in its fifth year, the Rocky Mountain Soap Run attracted more than 2,000 participants to the Canmore Nordic Centre for two days of women’s empowerment, last weekend.
CCHS still undefeated

CCHS still undefeated

Fielding one of the best small school soccer clubs in the province, the Canmore Collegiate High School Crusaders boys soccer team continued its undefeated season with a pair of games.

BCHS rugby defence dominant in three-game unbeaten streak

For those questioning if the Banff High School boys rugby machine will be contenders for the provincial crown again this year, consider the following: Banff hasn’t had a point scored against them in league play this season.

Olympians oppose Jumbo project

The fight against the Jumbo resort development 55 kilometres west of Invermere, B.C. has taken on an Olympic twist.

Field residents angered by Parks Canada decision

A Parks Canada decision to stop grooming 36 kilometres of ski trails in Yoho National Park indefinitely is being described as a ‘slap in the face’ by ski groups and local residents.

Canmore biathlete suffers through Arctic Circle challenge

The price to complete the world’s hardest cross-country ski race is paid in toenails. Just ask Canmore’s Sarah Murphy.
Fricker tops in gymnastics

Fricker tops in gymnastics

Master of the pommel, king of the rings; Luke Fricker is Alberta’s new Level 1 provincial gymnastics champ. Fricker presented a truly dominant performance on April 21 in Edmonton to win the overall title, capturing five medals in the process.