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Female grizzly bear killed on Trans-Canada Highway in Yoho

Female grizzly bear killed on Trans-Canada Highway in Yoho

“This is another disappointing loss because it is a female that’s at reproductive age,” said David Laskin, wildlife ecologist for Lake Louise, Yoho and Kootenay field unit.
Wildfire exercise prepares for worst, aids in coordination

Wildfire exercise prepares for worst, aids in coordination

“These exercises are invaluable. There’s so much learning that comes out of it. This forces us to integrate our communications to work together and it’s great to build relationships with these agencies. If an actual incident happens, it helps understand all the players, the jurisdictions and the roles of everyone.”
MLA Rosin backing Toews to replace Kenney as UCP leader

MLA Rosin backing Toews to replace Kenney as UCP leader

Banff-Kananaskis MLA Miranda Rosin is supporting Travis Toews as the next leader of the United Conservative Party.
Banff-Kananaskis could be a toss-up in next election

Banff-Kananaskis could be a toss-up in next election

“Unless the UCP brings in some kind of leader that brings everyone together, that has them looking to the future and not the past, I think every MLA is going to be called to account for what they did under Kenney’s leadership.”
EDITORIAL: Provincial election key for Banff-Kananaskis

EDITORIAL: Provincial election key for Banff-Kananaskis

The countdown is on for the next provincial election. At some point in the next 12 months, Alberta voters will head to the polls to decide who will lead the next provincial government. With an election set for May 29, 2023, it’s not outside the realm
New requirements to launch boats at Lake Minnewanka

New requirements to launch boats at Lake Minnewanka

“We’re trying to prevent the introduction of aquatic invasive species,” said Daniella Rubeling, Parks Canada’s visitor experience manager for Banff National Park.
Snowpack in Banff, Kananaskis well above normal

Snowpack in Banff, Kananaskis well above normal

“It seems like we’re about a month behind what we would normally see for snow amounts."
Snow at higher elevations keeping bears in valley bottoms

Snow at higher elevations keeping bears in valley bottoms

“There’s less food up high so we have more bears staying in the valley later and that’s coinciding with an increase in tourist use,” said Laura Nicholson, resource management officer for Banff National Park.
School board approves deficit 2022-23 budget

School board approves deficit 2022-23 budget

“The prediction part of it was the difficult part because of the unknown of what the impact of COVID is. I don’t think we are out of the COVID element, and that impact will be on our international student program. We are unsure if borders will close again.”
Banff residents invited to have say on tourism master plan

Banff residents invited to have say on tourism master plan

“The tourism master plan will become the guidepost for sustainable tourism here and we want community feedback.”
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