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Engineering report can't rule out Exshaw Creek flood mitigation link to groundwater flooding

Engineering report can't rule out Exshaw Creek flood mitigation link to groundwater flooding

While residents of the eastern end of Exshaw and elected officials in the MD of Bighorn were hoping for more answers regarding the connection between steep creek mitigation in Exshaw Creek and groundwater flooding this spring, a recently completed hydrogeologist report recommended further analysis and data collection
Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary welcomes new wolfdogs

Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary welcomes new wolfdogs

The Sanctuary is now fundraising to help cover the costs associated with rescuing the animals and providing them with new enclosures
Cochrane Ag Society praised for support offered during Devil's Head wildfire

Cochrane Ag Society praised for support offered during Devil's Head wildfire

“The huge relief was knowing when I was at home going to bed if I woke up at three o’clock in the morning I wasn’t going to have to worry about where our horses were going to go,” said Jamieson Road rancher Sarah Rich. “Horses are super important to us.”
New standards document for development in Bighorn postponed

New standards document for development in Bighorn postponed

Council brought up concerns the new documents might complicate new development and requested an additional month to review the proposed guidelines
Sasquatch or bigfoot has long history of encounters in Banff, Canmore and Kananaskis

Sasquatch or bigfoot has long history of encounters in Banff, Canmore and Kananaskis

Have you ever seen a sasquatch? Every year, alleged sightings are reported of the legendary cryptid in the Bow Valley and Kananaskis Country.
Bighorn hires new assessor

Bighorn hires new assessor

KCL Contracting Inc. is now in charge of municipal assessment for the MD of Bighorn
Tree Tops gets kennel renewed with changes

Tree Tops gets kennel renewed with changes

The two new clauses address not unduly interfering with enjoyment of the neighbourhood and picking up dog excrement
COVID-19 outbreak declared in Canmore, community also reports first death

COVID-19 outbreak declared in Canmore, community also reports first death

In the past week, Canmore has declared a COVID-19 outbreak, reported its first death and lost symptomatic testing in town
Alberta introduces new oil and gas tax exemptions, original options still on table

Alberta introduces new oil and gas tax exemptions, original options still on table

"I only need to be worried about certainties. Removing the four scenarios for the short term was the right thing to do and personally, I don't think any [scenarios] should ever be brought back," said MD of Bighorn Reeve Dene Cooper.
Bighorn calls off state of local emergency

Bighorn calls off state of local emergency

"With the positive change in the weather and fire conditions, along with discussions with AB agriculture and forestry, the MD terminated the Declaration of the State of Local Emergency."