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Single vehicle collision leads to delays on Highway 1

Single vehicle collision leads to delays on Highway 1

A man is in stable condition following a single motor vehicle collision Saturday morning near Lac Des Arcs that saw traffic on the west lane of Highway 1 delayed for several hours.
Cochrane RCMP charges Calgary man for suspected drug trafficking on Stoney Nakoda First Nation

Cochrane RCMP charges Calgary man for suspected drug trafficking on Stoney Nakoda First Nation

A Calgary man previously charged with drug trafficking on the Stoney Nakoda First Nation is facing further charges following a search warrant being executed on his home.
Exshaw School shifts to online learning following positive COVID-19 cases

Exshaw School shifts to online learning following positive COVID-19 cases

“Because the numbers were growing so quickly over the weekend … We made a decision for everyone to go online for both the safety of the students and staff."
Landfill to conduct soil remediation project

Landfill to conduct soil remediation project

“Our crew are very tuned to the environment. As a matter of fact, they’re rabid about what people take into the landfill. If they catch someone bringing something in that doesn't belong there. God help them. I know our staff are going to do their best to make sure that we can reduce our environmental footprint and our costs at the same time.”
CRPS school board approves 2021-25 education plan

CRPS school board approves 2021-25 education plan

“It’s not just about looking at achievement, but looking at the whole child which is part of the CRPS vision. We look at wellness, mental health along with academics and ensuring we’re providing supports students need. It’s the whole child approach."
MD of Bighorn looking at off-leash dog bylaw for Exshaw

MD of Bighorn looking at off-leash dog bylaw for Exshaw

MD of Bighorn council will consider changes to its animal control bylaw and hold a non-statutory public hearing in the near future to prohibit off-leash dogs in Exshaw.
PHOTOS: The past week in photography in the Bow Valley

PHOTOS: The past week in photography in the Bow Valley

The last week in the Bow Valley saw additional public health restrictions lifted as pre-COVID-19 life slowly began to repair as tourists flocked to the valley, patios reopened and residents were out-and-about.
PHOTOS: Battle Against Drugs Walk reaches local community

PHOTOS: Battle Against Drugs Walk reaches local community

The Battle Against Drugs Walk was a solidarity protest by members of the Stoney Nakoda First Nation who were raising further attention to stop drugs from circulating in the community.
MD of Bighorn awards contract for Jura Creek debris flood mitigation

MD of Bighorn awards contract for Jura Creek debris flood mitigation

"I understand that this mitigation work is intended to protect Exshaw from debris floods, but I fear there is still too much uncertainty around groundwater issues in east Exshaw if the current mitigation design were to proceed, so I cannot support [the motion]," said Councillor Lisa Rosvold on Tuesday (June 8).
Airshed region receives provincial recognition

Airshed region receives provincial recognition

The Calgary Region Airshed Zone – which includes Banff, Canmore and the MD of Bighorn – received an award from the Alberta Emeral Foundation recently for work it does to monitor and educate people about air quality in the region.