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A look at the year in news for the MD of Bighorn, Stoney Nakoda and Kananaskis Country

A look at the year in news for the MD of Bighorn, Stoney Nakoda and Kananaskis Country

The past year was a busy year for residents of the Stoney Nakoda First Nation, the MD of Bighorn and Kananaskis Country.
Canmore, MD of Bighorn reach agreement on recreational services

Canmore, MD of Bighorn reach agreement on recreational services

The six-year agreement will see the MD of Bighorn's contribution toward recreation services provided by the Town of Canmore increase from $47,020 to $110,271.
UPDATE: Many businesses to close under new restrictions; ski hills remain open

UPDATE: Many businesses to close under new restrictions; ski hills remain open

“It is important that we remember spread of the virus can and will occur any time if we don’t continue to limit our close contacts with each other … 96 per cent of our total case count has occurred since the last week of October.”
Bighorn council asking province, RCMP to enforce parking restrictions near Gap Lake

Bighorn council asking province, RCMP to enforce parking restrictions near Gap Lake

"While no one has died yet, there have been some serious near misses and people are ignoring the no stopping signs and any attempt by Alberta Transportation to try and curb that type of activity." 
New restaurants worth trying in Banff and Canmore's expansive culinary scene

New restaurants worth trying in Banff and Canmore's expansive culinary scene

The new tastes of the Bow Valley are here
RCMP warn motorists not to park along provincial highways after collision near Gap Lake

RCMP warn motorists not to park along provincial highways after collision near Gap Lake

It is illegal to park along the side of a provincial highway, however that has not deterred Albertans flocking to outdoor recreation destinations like Gap Lake – which resulted in a multi-vehicle collision along the 1A Highway on Saturday afternoon (Nov. 28)
Engineering report can't rule out Exshaw Creek flood mitigation link to groundwater flooding

Engineering report can't rule out Exshaw Creek flood mitigation link to groundwater flooding

While residents of the eastern end of Exshaw and elected officials in the MD of Bighorn were hoping for more answers regarding the connection between steep creek mitigation in Exshaw Creek and groundwater flooding this spring, a recently completed hydrogeologist report recommended further analysis and data collection
Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary welcomes new wolfdogs

Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary welcomes new wolfdogs

The Sanctuary is now fundraising to help cover the costs associated with rescuing the animals and providing them with new enclosures
Cochrane Ag Society praised for support offered during Devil's Head wildfire

Cochrane Ag Society praised for support offered during Devil's Head wildfire

“The huge relief was knowing when I was at home going to bed if I woke up at three o’clock in the morning I wasn’t going to have to worry about where our horses were going to go,” said Jamieson Road rancher Sarah Rich. “Horses are super important to us.”
New standards document for development in Bighorn postponed

New standards document for development in Bighorn postponed

Council brought up concerns the new documents might complicate new development and requested an additional month to review the proposed guidelines