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PHOTOS: Battle Against Drugs Walk reaches local community

PHOTOS: Battle Against Drugs Walk reaches local community

The Battle Against Drugs Walk was a solidarity protest by members of the Stoney Nakoda First Nation who were raising further attention to stop drugs from circulating in the community.
MD of Bighorn awards contract for Jura Creek debris flood mitigation

MD of Bighorn awards contract for Jura Creek debris flood mitigation

"I understand that this mitigation work is intended to protect Exshaw from debris floods, but I fear there is still too much uncertainty around groundwater issues in east Exshaw if the current mitigation design were to proceed, so I cannot support [the motion]," said Councillor Lisa Rosvold on Tuesday (June 8).
Airshed region receives provincial recognition

Airshed region receives provincial recognition

The Calgary Region Airshed Zone – which includes Banff, Canmore and the MD of Bighorn – received an award from the Alberta Emeral Foundation recently for work it does to monitor and educate people about air quality in the region.
Commercial, residential project approved in Dead Man's Flats

Commercial, residential project approved in Dead Man's Flats

An expansion of a mixed-use commercial and residential development was approved for Dead Man’s Flats, but not before concerns were expressed on parking and traffic congestion.
Police, municipalities warn of trespassing dangers near Seebe Dam

Police, municipalities warn of trespassing dangers near Seebe Dam

“The terrain can be unstable and the water in this stretch of the Bow River is ice-cold and especially treacherous. Water levels change without warning and strong undercurrents and undertows can drag people under or sweep them away to further dangers down the river. Anyone going to these sites is not concerned with his or her own safety. That makes them a danger to both themselves and to their friends.”
Canadian Rockies Public Schools sets conservative budget for 2021-22 school year

Canadian Rockies Public Schools sets conservative budget for 2021-22 school year

“It’s predominantly because of COVID the tourism industry has taken a hit and some families have moved out of the valley, so enrolments have gone down. Staff has been adjusted to that as well. It’s a direct correlation. … We admit the enrolments won’t increase or decrease and it’s going to be steady this year, but if enrolments do increase staffing will have to be adjusted.”
PHOTOS: A look at the past week in photography in the Bow Valley

PHOTOS: A look at the past week in photography in the Bow Valley

Here's a look at photos that were in the newspaper and website for the Rocky Mountain Outlook.
Organization puts out call for World Environment Day

Organization puts out call for World Environment Day

“The garbage and litter is beginning to be very noticeable. It was my motivation to say, I know many people in the community love the environment and they pick-up litter themselves, so why not have a organized day where people can see others and have it be a great community spirit event. … World Environment Day is a great day to come together as safe as we can under COVID and say, ‘let’s do it.’”
Banff Canmore Community Foundation receives funding to help civil society issues in the Bow Valley region

Banff Canmore Community Foundation receives funding to help civil society issues in the Bow Valley region

“This initiative is all about collaboration. A project of this scale will bring each partner’s perspectives to the table. In coming together, we can take on challenges and opportunities in the Bow Valley at a regional scale."
NDP leader Rachel Notley talks health care and economic recovery

NDP leader Rachel Notley talks health care and economic recovery

“There’s a number of different reasons why the doctors in that clinic said they are leaving. Some of them literally don’t like government, and literally beyond that with COVID we know that family physicians on the fee for services model are challenged,” Notley said.