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Exshaw residents concerned after dozens of houses flood with high groundwater levels

Exshaw residents concerned after dozens of houses flood with high groundwater levels

“I have some residents that are angry and some that are afraid and some that are exhausted because they’ve been pumping water for weeks, so there’s lots of emotions that are being expressed. They’ve all been very sincere with me and I’m very appreciative of the fact that they have spoken clearly about their experience," said MD of Bighorn Reeve Dene Cooper on Tuesday (June 2)
Gonzo Road officially renamed by the MD of Bighorn

Gonzo Road officially renamed by the MD of Bighorn

Goodbye Gonzo.
Canadian Rockies Public School board approves 2020-21 budget with $460K deficit

Canadian Rockies Public School board approves 2020-21 budget with $460K deficit

"We are still very fortunate the provincial budget came in at the rates that it did. If it didn't, we would be experiencing major challenges and dire straits." 
Bow Valley Food Alliance hires temporary coordinator, focuses on emergency needs

Bow Valley Food Alliance hires temporary coordinator, focuses on emergency needs

The Bow Valley Food Alliance hired a temporary coordinator, thanks to a grant from the Bow Valley Emergency Grant Funding, to help with immediate food distribution while also sharing education and growing its network
Banff Canmore Community Foundation accepting applications for federal emergency community support funds

Banff Canmore Community Foundation accepting applications for federal emergency community support funds

"We are a big mountain community and we need to take care of each other."
MD of Bighorn defers property tax payments until end of August

MD of Bighorn defers property tax payments until end of August

MD of Bighorn property owners now have an extra 60 days to pay residential and non-residential property taxes
Nature Conservancy of Canada says now is the perfect time to get acquainted with invasive species

Nature Conservancy of Canada says now is the perfect time to get acquainted with invasive species

"This is a cool way for everyone and anyone to get involved in citizen science." 
Canadian Rockies Public Schools receives $2.5M for repair and maintenance

Canadian Rockies Public Schools receives $2.5M for repair and maintenance

In April, Canadian Rockies Public Schools submitted a list of facility maintenance projects to the province to consider funding and on Wednesday (May 20), Alberta Education announced the division would receive $2.5 million in funding to complete the work
Make In Tonite offers alternative to Bow Valley takeout

Make In Tonite offers alternative to Bow Valley takeout

“Yes, we get to promote people and support local businesses … but in the end this a community experience and however you get to enjoy community, amongst a bunch of people you are sheltering in place with, [or] people you love and care for, far away."
Bighorn joins chorus asking visitors to stay home

Bighorn joins chorus asking visitors to stay home

“If you are in trouble, we want to come and assist you and protect your life – but remember when I have a firefighter that is down, don’t assume I have the depth in my fire department to replace an illness because I don’t.”