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Bighorn applies to disaster recovery program following groundwater flooding

Bighorn applies to disaster recovery program following groundwater flooding

The MD of Bighorn has applied to the provincial Disaster Recovery Program in the hopes of helping residents recover some uninsurable costs and damages caused by the groundwater flooding this spring
Bow Valley schools preparing re-entry plans for September

Bow Valley schools preparing re-entry plans for September

"We have to look at all the risks and benefits for our kids, for the teachers and for the administrators," said Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Deena Hinshaw during a town hall livestream Thursday (June 25). "Having kids stay at home and do virtual school for long periods of time brings with it other risks that we need to take into consideration."
UPDATED: STARS airlifts injured cyclist from Trans-Canada Highway near Lac des Arcs

UPDATED: STARS airlifts injured cyclist from Trans-Canada Highway near Lac des Arcs

Canmore RCMP are warning motorists that the eastbound lanes of the Trans-Canada Highway near Lac des Arcs are closed in order to create a landing zone for STARS air ambulance to airlift an injured cyclist to hospital
Rocky Mountain Outlook wins multiple newspaper awards

Rocky Mountain Outlook wins multiple newspaper awards

The Rocky Mountain Outlook has won a number of newspaper awards of excellence for its coverage of news, arts and sports in the valley last year
Province asked to remove McDougall Church historic designation

Province asked to remove McDougall Church historic designation

For the first time in Alberta's history, a First Nation is asking for the removal of a historic designation citing the McDougall Church's "painful history," but the province is unclear on where that request sits
Post-traumatic stress resurfaces in Exshaw

Post-traumatic stress resurfaces in Exshaw

“What needs to be restored are our properties and our well-being. Mental health is a major element in any recovery. It is something that cannot be ignored.”
Exshaw School Grade 2 students share COVID-19 safety messages

Exshaw School Grade 2 students share COVID-19 safety messages

It couldn't have come at a better time for me and for them because there is so much uncertainty with life and when it will go back to normal. At least there is one really positive memory we can all keep from COVID-19 and the challenges we have all faced." 
Runaway hog causes a scene on Trans-Canada Highway

Runaway hog causes a scene on Trans-Canada Highway

A smiling swine had no idea the predicament it had gotten itself into when the hog wandered into the middle of the Trans-Canada Highway
Second appeal to stop McDougall Church historic rebuild dismissed

Second appeal to stop McDougall Church historic rebuild dismissed

The second appeal to stop the restoration project for the historic 142-year-old McDougall Church has been dismissed, but the province is still deciding whether or not to rescind the historic designation
Bighorn playgrounds awaiting signage to open

Bighorn playgrounds awaiting signage to open

Playgrounds in the MD of Bighorn could open as early as the end of the week, as Bighorn officials await proper social distancing signage for the playgrounds in the municipal district