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Friends of Kananaskis Country celebrates 25 years of education, partnerships and trail care

Friends of Kananaskis Country celebrates 25 years of education, partnerships and trail care

“The way we stay relevant, helpful and meaningful is to evolve but the key thread throughout the existence of Friends of Kananaskis is our trail stewardship and our trail care program. That continues to be our strength in how we engage the community. There’s a real community engagement in that program where people can give back to the trails they love.”
Banff-Airdrie incumbent Richards submits bid for upcoming federal election

Banff-Airdrie incumbent Richards submits bid for upcoming federal election

Blake Richards, the member of Parliament for the Conservative Party and the incumbent the Banff-Airdrie riding, submitted his nomination to run in the upcoming federal election on Sept. 20.
Mountain peak restored to traditional Stoney Nakoda name

Mountain peak restored to traditional Stoney Nakoda name

“Finally, the day has come when justice has been done and this mountain will move forward. The renaming is especially significant to the Stoney Nakoda Elders who have endured years and years of disrespect to their gender. I know they would be proud on this moment.”
PHOTOS: The past week in photography in the Bow Valley

PHOTOS: The past week in photography in the Bow Valley

A look at the past week in photography in the Bow Valley as it appeared in the pages of the Rocky Mountain Outlook.
Six candidates declared in Banff-Airdrie federal constituency

Six candidates declared in Banff-Airdrie federal constituency

In the Banff-Airdrie constituency, Conservative Party incumbent Blake Richards is expected to face-off against at least five opponents, including David Gamble of the Liberal Party, Tariq Elnaga of the Maverick Party, Nadine Wellwood of the People's Party of Canada, Aidan Blum for the Green Party and Derek Sloan as an independent.
Dead Man's Flats wildfire under control, investigation continuing

Dead Man's Flats wildfire under control, investigation continuing

“The fire danger in the Calgary Forest Area, where this wildfire is located, is extreme. In these conditions, a wildfire can start easily and spread very quickly. We ask all Albertans to do their part to prevent wildfires. Last year, 88 per cent of wildfires were human-caused. There is currently a fire ban in place for the entire Calgary Forest Area, which means that outdoor camp fires are not allowed.”
PHOTOS: The past week in photography in the Bow Valley

PHOTOS: The past week in photography in the Bow Valley

A look at the past week in photography in the Bow Valley as it appeared in the pages of the Rocky Mountain Outlook.
Firefighters work to extinguish grassfire near Dead Man's Flats

Firefighters work to extinguish grassfire near Dead Man's Flats

Firefighters are continuing to work at extinguishing a grassfire that began late-Friday afternoon near Dead Man's Flats and the Trans-Canada Highway.
PHOTOS: The past week in photography in the Bow Valley

PHOTOS: The past week in photography in the Bow Valley

A look at the past week in photography in the Bow Valley as it appeared in the pages of the Rocky Mountain Outlook.
Boil water advisory lifted for additional Canmore locations

Boil water advisory lifted for additional Canmore locations

“Your health and safety are our top priority. At this time, unusually high levels of turbidity have appeared in the treated water supply in areas of Canmore. As such, EPCOR and Alberta Health Services are advising ALL residents and businesses within the Town of Canmore to boil their tap water before consuming it."