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Sasquatch or bigfoot has long history of encounters in Banff, Canmore and Kananaskis

Sasquatch or bigfoot has long history of encounters in Banff, Canmore and Kananaskis

Have you ever seen a sasquatch? Every year, alleged sightings are reported of the legendary cryptid in the Bow Valley and Kananaskis Country.
Bighorn hires new assessor

Bighorn hires new assessor

KCL Contracting Inc. is now in charge of municipal assessment for the MD of Bighorn
Tree Tops gets kennel renewed with changes

Tree Tops gets kennel renewed with changes

The two new clauses address not unduly interfering with enjoyment of the neighbourhood and picking up dog excrement
COVID-19 outbreak declared in Canmore, community also reports first death

COVID-19 outbreak declared in Canmore, community also reports first death

In the past week, Canmore has declared a COVID-19 outbreak, reported its first death and lost symptomatic testing in town
Alberta introduces new oil and gas tax exemptions, original options still on table

Alberta introduces new oil and gas tax exemptions, original options still on table

"I only need to be worried about certainties. Removing the four scenarios for the short term was the right thing to do and personally, I don't think any [scenarios] should ever be brought back," said MD of Bighorn Reeve Dene Cooper.
Bighorn calls off state of local emergency

Bighorn calls off state of local emergency

"With the positive change in the weather and fire conditions, along with discussions with AB agriculture and forestry, the MD terminated the Declaration of the State of Local Emergency."
Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary hosts open house

Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary hosts open house

“Just like a lot of other businesses, we had to pivot and figure it out and see what could do to get by."
Green energy cooperative ready to launch in the Bow Valley

Green energy cooperative ready to launch in the Bow Valley

A grassroots green cooperative giving Bow Valley residents the opportunity to invest in community-generated renewable energy projects is launching soon
Provincial reports points to rainfall and snowmelt as cause for Exshaw groundwater flooding

Provincial reports points to rainfall and snowmelt as cause for Exshaw groundwater flooding

An Alberta Emergency Management Agency assessor linked the June groundwater flooding in Exshaw to rainfall and snowmelt, and an application to the Disaster Recovery Program to cover uninsured losses was denied
Bighorn asks residents to prepare to evacuate as wildfire remains out of control

Bighorn asks residents to prepare to evacuate as wildfire remains out of control

The Devil's Head wildfire that started Labour Day long weekend due to an abandoned campfire was still listed as 'out-of-control' as of Wednesday at noon