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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.”
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