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Scrambler struck by lightning ‘beyond lucky’

Scrambler struck by lightning ‘beyond lucky’

Three people were struck by lightning or electrical ground currents while scrambling in Banff National Park during a severe thunderstorm last weekend
Black bear activity in Banff and Canmore heightens

Black bear activity in Banff and Canmore heightens

Black bear activity in Banff and Canmore is heightened this summer compared to previous years – wildlife managers believe the wetter and later spring has kept bears in the valley bottoms longer feasting on green-up
Canmore man charged in relation to break and enters from Banff resorts

Canmore man charged in relation to break and enters from Banff resorts

Wayne Clear, 56, from Canmore is facing four charges including break and enter and mischief after Banff RCMP caught him breaking into a room at Buffalo Mountain Lodge on Tunnel Mountain
Prominent grizzly bear returns to Protection Mountain, prompting camping restrictions

Prominent grizzly bear returns to Protection Mountain, prompting camping restrictions

Grizzly bear No. 142 and her two young cubs were back at Protection Mountain campground, which led Parks Canada to ban tents and soft-sided camping vehicles for the remainder of the camping season
Plans to rebuild Frank Lloyd Wright’s Banff pavilion may be cancelled

Plans to rebuild Frank Lloyd Wright’s Banff pavilion may be cancelled

Frank Lloyd Wright Revival Initiative surprised by "lukewarm reception our offer has elicited." Banff council needs more information before moving forward on proposal to rebuild a replica of FLW pavilion
Town making recycling easier for Banff businesses

Town making recycling easier for Banff businesses

Council changes regulations to allow businesses to put mixed paper, plastic, metal and glass containers in residential recycling bins, and eliminates fee for businesses to deliver mixed paper, plastic and metal containers to the waste transfer site.
New pups born to Bow Valley wolf pack

New pups born to Bow Valley wolf pack

Parks Canada extends closure in meadows along Bow Valley Parkway until Aug. 31 to give wolf pack with new pups space and security
Grizzly bear with cubs scratches at tent with food inside

Grizzly bear with cubs scratches at tent with food inside

“We’re trying to spend more time in the evenings there to get our messages across to make sure visitors are understanding the requirements to safely store food in the storage bins provided or in a vehicle."
Emotional farewell for Town Manager Robert Earl

Emotional farewell for Town Manager Robert Earl

It was an emotional goodbye for Banff Town Manager Robert Earl at his last council meeting, as he leaves the community soon for new job on Vancouver Island
KidSport Bow Valley receives $40,000 donation to meet increased needs in 2019

KidSport Bow Valley receives $40,000 donation to meet increased needs in 2019

The KidSport Bow Valley receive a donation of $40,000 from the Wim and Nancy Pauw Foundation as the number of sports funding applications it has received so far in 2019 are triple what they were last year
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