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Design hurdles delay opening Trans-Canada wildlife arch

Design hurdles delay opening Trans-Canada wildlife arch

“I don’t have complete specifics, but this type of overpass is unique and had some design challenges, which the contractor has been able to adjust to, but that put the project behind schedule.”
LETTER: Long wait to donate blood over

LETTER: Long wait to donate blood over

LETTER: I’ve just learned that Canadian Blood Services finally lifted the restrictions that kept those of us who lived in Great Britain during the 'mad cow' years in the mid- to late-1980s from giving blood in Canada. It was almost 40 years later – that was a long wait.
Banff’s draft budget proposes double digit tax increase

Banff’s draft budget proposes double digit tax increase

The Town of Banff's service review and budget deliberations got underway on Dec. 4.
Two grass fires today in Southern Alberta

Two grass fires today in Southern Alberta

A downed power line is believed to have caused a grass fire in Rocky View County and the cause of another large fire southwest of Calgary is unknown.
CRPS education report reinforces need to support student mental health

CRPS education report reinforces need to support student mental health

“The district’s taking steps to respond to all the results and this one in particular.”
To Infinity and beyond: An astronaut’s journey from Alberta prairie farm to outer space

To Infinity and beyond: An astronaut’s journey from Alberta prairie farm to outer space

Test Pilot. Fighter Pilot. Mechanical Engineer. Three master's degrees – one in space studies, flight test engineering, and defense studies. It’s not bad for someone who grew up on a cattle farm in rural Alberta.
Kicking Horse Canyon fourth phase on Trans-Canada Highway nearing completion

Kicking Horse Canyon fourth phase on Trans-Canada Highway nearing completion

A major construction project along the Trans-Canada Highway near Golden, B.C. is in the final stages following several hundred million in costs and years of work.
Valley Winds echo voices in the Bow Valley for 29 years

Valley Winds echo voices in the Bow Valley for 29 years

“It's wonderful to be a part of a music community where they're choirs and bands coming together to share music skills and talents and learn from in with each other.”
Outdoor plaza renos, waterslide repairs recommended at Canmore's Elevation Place

Outdoor plaza renos, waterslide repairs recommended at Canmore's Elevation Place

“The challenges that were being presented with the existing rock wall were more extensive than we had anticipated, so we had to redo our approach to repairing the rock walls outside of Elevation Place."
LETTER: Previous letter to the editor hit home

LETTER: Previous letter to the editor hit home

LETTER: I enjoyed reading Jim Gough’s letter in the Nov. 23 Outlook, “Freedom doesn’t survive in isolation.” It was very insightful and thought-provoking. I found a couple of passages to be of particular interest, with regard to the path taken by totalitarian governments in waiting.