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Fighting food insecurity in the Bow Valley with free meals

Fighting food insecurity in the Bow Valley with free meals

“I go out on the food deliveries for this free initiative and the things you see – I guarantee you that there are many many people in Canmore that do not have a clue about the level of hardship and poverty that exists on a daily basis in this town."
Birds of the Bow Valley – Boreal Owl

Birds of the Bow Valley – Boreal Owl

In the second week of Birds of the Bow Valley, Michael W. Potter looks at the Boreal Owl – one of the smaller and usually elusive owls in western Canada.
Filipino community ready to break down cultural barriers

Filipino community ready to break down cultural barriers

“There are a lot of Filipinos in the Bow Valley but this is a great way for us to be seen and for people to learn a little more about us.”
Birds of the Bow Valley – Rufous hummingbird

Birds of the Bow Valley – Rufous hummingbird

In this summer series, birds that are found in the region of the Bow Valley will be profiled each week.
Aerial photo book gives rise to new perspectives

Aerial photo book gives rise to new perspectives

“To be able to look down at all those trails, lakeshores, peaks, all those places that you are familiar with – you get these memories. That is what I hope people will take away from this book even if they are not the one flying in the helicopter.”
Whyte Museum celebrates late founder, Extras in Alberta wanted for HBO's The Last of Us

Whyte Museum celebrates late founder, Extras in Alberta wanted for HBO's The Last of Us

A look at what's happening around the Bow Valley.
Local musicians vie to be Canada’s next big thing in SearchLight

Local musicians vie to be Canada’s next big thing in SearchLight

Six local bands and musicians are gunning for top spot in this year's SearchLight competition.
Solo project years in the making for Matt Homeniuk

Solo project years in the making for Matt Homeniuk

“It’s basically a conglomeration of years of random riffs, song ideas and melodies that have just been hanging around and I decided it was finally time to do something with it all.”
New children’s book by Banff author appreciates little things in life

New children’s book by Banff author appreciates little things in life

“It’s the kind of book that kids will grow up with."
Dearest Mother – Banff museum digitizes more than 10,000 letters from Catharine Robb Whyte

Dearest Mother – Banff museum digitizes more than 10,000 letters from Catharine Robb Whyte

Banff's Catharine Robb Whyte wrote to her mother Edith living in Boston every few days from the time she arrived in the tourist town in 1929 after marrying Peter Whyte up until 1962 when her mother passed away. Thanks to funding from Library Archives Canada, all 11,983 letters are available online after being scanned and digitized as part of the Whyte Museum's archives.