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On Track: Bow Valley local writes history of trains in the Rockies

On Track: Bow Valley local writes history of trains in the Rockies

BANFF – From the point of view of a six year old who views the station as a playground, to an adolescent who receives from it a paycheck, to an adult who looks back on it amicably as a way of life, Terry Gainer writes passionately about the Banff tra
First Mountain Maker Madness event a success

First Mountain Maker Madness event a success

CANMORE – From robots to virtual reality to handmade prosthetics, the inaugural Mountain Maker Madness celebration brought creativity to the forefront.
Royal baby book drive raises over 150 books for donation

Royal baby book drive raises over 150 books for donation

BANFF – One hundred and fifty books are being donated to childrens' hospitals, schools and libraries all across the country thanks to the Royal Baby Book Drive. The book drive began in honour of the birth of royal baby, Archie.
Celebrating National Indigenous Peoples Day throughout the Bow Valley

Celebrating National Indigenous Peoples Day throughout the Bow Valley

ÎJATHIBE WAPTA – In celebration of National Indigenous Peoples Day, events showcasing First Nations art and culture will be taking place across the Bow Valley.
From opera hall to the pub

From opera hall to the pub

BOW VALLEY – From the concert hall to a small town bar, Opera Pub started back in 2014 and has been making the musical genre more accessible for people in the Bow Valley ever since.
Local songwriters wanted for a chance of a lifetime

Local songwriters wanted for a chance of a lifetime

Aspiring songwriters and musicians take note – the Canmore Folk Music Festival is offering a chance of a lifetime to learn from a talented musician and possibly perform with them on stage at the event.

Amelie Patterson to slow release singles in innovative ‘playlist’ release

BOW VALLEY – When an unmastered, unreleased playlist from Banff native Amelie Patterson hit my inbox with songs that will soon grace your ears, but I am insanely fortunate for them to have already graced mine, I had no idea I would be replaying them
Search for lost gold leads family to understand their own history

Search for lost gold leads family to understand their own history

BANFF – Mark Biederman knew little about his father’s past. A man of few words, Biederman’s father spoke very little about himself.
Sharing the voices of the Bow Valley immigrants

Sharing the voices of the Bow Valley immigrants

BOW VALLEY – A new locally produced short film hopes to share the stories and experiences of immigrants that now call the Bow Valley home.
Graphic novel explores history of Sikh veterans in the Great War

Graphic novel explores history of Sikh veterans in the Great War

A new graphic novel from Canmore-based Renegade Arts Entertainment sets out to explore the history British Indian Army and Sikhs in the First World War and their relationship with the Canadian Forces fighting on the front lines together.