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PHOTOS: The past week in photography in the Bow Valley

PHOTOS: The past week in photography in the Bow Valley

PHOTOS: The past week in photography in the Bow Valley
Blake Richards named shadow minister of Veterans Affairs

Blake Richards named shadow minister of Veterans Affairs

“Hearing what their needs are, hearing what their ideas are, and trying to put those into action. Much like any issue you are working on, there are lots of things people are paying attention to, lots of issues to be addressed.”
K-Country hikers led astray by trail apps, Alberta Parks warns

K-Country hikers led astray by trail apps, Alberta Parks warns

On Oct. 5 Alberta Environment and Parks (AEP) turned to social media to advise trail users against dependence on apps like AllTrails to plan their trip, which host user-generated reviews of mapped trails around the world.
EDITORIAL: Limiting human-wildlife conflicts is everyone's responsibility

EDITORIAL: Limiting human-wildlife conflicts is everyone's responsibility

The recent killing of a mamma black bear and two cubs have once again shined a light on the role humans have in preventing human-wildlife conflicts. The Bow Valley has long prided itself on limiting human-wildlife conflicts and for good reason.
PHOTOS: The past week in photography in the Bow Valley

PHOTOS: The past week in photography in the Bow Valley

PHOTOS: The past week in photography in the Bow Valley
UPDATE: Wildfire under control near Kent Ridge in Kananaskis

UPDATE: Wildfire under control near Kent Ridge in Kananaskis

The wildfire was detected around noon Oct. 13 and authorities say there is currently no immediate threat to infrastructure in the area.
Banff Centre receives $750,000 gift

Banff Centre receives $750,000 gift

“It shows the respect that we have across the country. It is a huge statement and a huge sign of support for the Banff Centre.”
New Art Guild exhibit explores minimalist views around us

New Art Guild exhibit explores minimalist views around us

“Minimalism is by definition, to my experience, often found on more simplified landscapes. They exist in mountainous areas but I found them easier to find in rural landscapes, in agricultural communities. I think a lot of people look to these and relate to the themes they see in front of them.”
Kananaskis council calls for emergency satellite phones

Kananaskis council calls for emergency satellite phones

The majority of Kananaskis Improvement District (KID) councillors are calling for the installation of four satellite phones at popular recreational areas after what has been a year full of high-profile emergency incidents in the provincial region.

EDITORIAL: Debate, discussion important for any successful democracy

It’s been said democracy is messy, hard and never easy. The paraphrasing of Robert F. Kennedy is one that rings true when coming to conclusions on decisions that will impact the lives of people.
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