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Sunny days, a lot is well in our valley

We realize it’s been a long, often cold, winter and on these Outlook pages one often finds plenty of negative comment, predictions of doom and gloom, contrarian opinions and news of a negative nature.

Warm weather and wildlife

Imagine that, just as valley temperatures rise into double digits, wildlife stories are back in the news.

Shovel your walks, people

With the Paralympic Games’ opening ceremonies in PyeongChang, Korea slated for Friday (March 9), we’re sure Bow Valley athletes will bring home a selection of medals.

Well done with Bow River Lodge

This week, we’d like to give a tip of our collective hats to everyone involved with the officially opened phase one of the Bow River Seniors Lodge in Canmore.

Recreation centre re-think needed?

If there was ever a time when a municipal re-think may be in order, that time is likely now in respect to pouring money into the Canmore Recreation Centre. It’s scary enough for taxpayers to see the cost of a $9.

Lovin' the Games in Korea

Are you as happy as we are in the Outlook newsroom with the way the PyeongChang Olympics are progressing? Not only has Canmore’s John Morris struck gold in the debut of mixed double curling, he joins partner Kaitlyn Lawes as the only two Canadians wi

World focus on Olympics

It’s show time ... After pouring another three-plus years of blood, sweat and tears into their Olympic dreams, Canadian athletes will again appear on the largest sports stage in the world in PyeongChang, South Korea.

Russian woe, Canadians go

When it comes to gaining coveted spots on Team Canada’s Olympic squad, it’s good to see that some of our local competitors have gained spots due to the Russian doping scandal.

Illegal tourist home rules need changes

Well, it didn’t take too long to hit the first bumps in the Canmore tourist home enforcement road.

How many call Banff home?

Once again, the issue of how many people call Banff home has arisen. In most communities, an influx of residents is seen as positive; that the community is a draw for those looking for work, new lives and new opportunities.