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Bighorn to host inaugural virtual meeting

Bighorn to host inaugural virtual meeting

For the first time in the MD of Bighorn history, the May 12 council meeting will be live-streamed thanks to the global pandemic
COVID-19 testing now available in Bow Valley

COVID-19 testing now available in Bow Valley

“Not everyone will need a face-to-face consultation. For example, it may be more appropriate to have a phone appointment with a physician, or another health professional at the clinic."
Above average snowpack levels in front ranges of Rocky Mountains

Above average snowpack levels in front ranges of Rocky Mountains

"We had a pretty decent snow year in Canmore this year, not a lot of melting through chinooks and the snowpack has stayed with us." 
The birds are back in town

The birds are back in town

“Everyone that travels Highway 1A looks for the return of the birds … when the birds return, there is satisfaction that the world is well."
Updated: Change to compensation program for rural Alberta doctors results in confusion

Updated: Change to compensation program for rural Alberta doctors results in confusion

"The biggest thing for me was the way the announcement and bulletin was worded," said Canmore family physician Liana Hwang. "It seemed like doctors in Canmore would not be considered rural anymore and would not qualify for the other measures."
Canmore caller keeps bingo alive in the Bow Valley

Canmore caller keeps bingo alive in the Bow Valley

Missing your bingo fix? A former Canmore Legion bingo caller has the Sunday night solution for you
Calgary Zone opens COVID-19 testing for anyone showing symptoms

Calgary Zone opens COVID-19 testing for anyone showing symptoms

The new testing criteria allows people who are symptomatic and living in the Calgary region, which includes Banff, Canmore, Lake Louise and Exshaw, to get tested for the COVID-19 coronavirus
Bighorn passes new bylaw to comply with physical distancing

Bighorn passes new bylaw to comply with physical distancing

“The MD did not have this type of bylaw before. We also didn’t have a pandemic and social distancing requirements."
Bighorn waives late fees during COVID-19 pandemic

Bighorn waives late fees during COVID-19 pandemic

"Council and administration recognized that the pandemic is an unprecedented event, which is impacting residents and businesses throughout the MD. The resulting job losses and financial stress may affect upcoming utility payments."
Bighorn starts the process to rename Gonzo Road

Bighorn starts the process to rename Gonzo Road

An 800-metre patch of gravel road is up for discussion as the MD council seeks feedback for the potential renaming of Gonzo Road