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Heart Creek flood mitigation moves forward

Heart Creek flood mitigation moves forward

"We don’t know when the next flood will be, but we do know there will be more floods."
Exshaw residents frustrated with municipality amid flooding

Exshaw residents frustrated with municipality amid flooding

“As a politician, if you will not go see what your constituents are dealing with, then you don’t have the right to speak about what’s going on.”
Rising groundwater levels create havoc on Exshaw's wastewater system

Rising groundwater levels create havoc on Exshaw's wastewater system

Due to rising groundwater levels, wastewater is being pumped into the Bow River to keep it out of residents' basements in lower Exshaw
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."