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Trapper's Ball returns to Canmore

Trapper's Ball returns to Canmore

A longtime Canmore winter tradition, the annual Trapper’s Ball returns this year on Saturday (Feb. 8) with new elements added to it as part of Winter Carnival.
BDC looking for entrepreneurs

BDC looking for entrepreneurs

The Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) is accepting applications for the 2014 edition of the BDC Young Entrepreneur Award.
Water damage forces staff out of Civic Centre

Water damage forces staff out of Civic Centre

The Town of Canmore is looking for a new home for 40 administration staffers after a late-night flood caused significant damage to the Civic Centre last week. Manager of facilities Stephen Hanus told council Tuesday night (Feb.
No forgiveness after extension to pay taxes

No forgiveness after extension to pay taxes

At the end of June, council gave the community a reprieve on penalties for paying taxes late, but that forgiveness did not extend to one taxpayer who paid three days late.
Alberta Winter Games takes sustainability to the next level

Alberta Winter Games takes sustainability to the next level

It may be a first for a major sporting event, but it fits perfectly with the values of the Bow Valley. The 2014 Alberta Winter Games are expected to be carbon neutral as a result of the hard work the event’s sustainability committee has undertaken.
Flood early warning system in works

Flood early warning system in works

The Town of Canmore is developing an early warning system for future floods and officials expect it to be in place before potential spring floods.
BCHS expands solar system

BCHS expands solar system

Through a collaborative effort coming out of the 2014 Alberta Winter Games, Banff Community High School has significantly expanded its solar power capabilities.
Digging badgers out of a hole

Digging badgers out of a hole

Nancy Newhouse is known as the “badger lady.” Although she is now working with the Nature Conservancy in B.C. to protect species other than badgers, she headed up Canada’s first intensive radio telemetry-based study of American badgers.
Far-reaching wolverine study tracks species

Far-reaching wolverine study tracks species

Researchers are trying to gather more information on wolverines to help with the survival of the elusive and notoriously ferocious animals into the future.
BREAKING NEWS - RCMP make three drug busts on TCH

BREAKING NEWS - RCMP make three drug busts on TCH

On Jan. 30 at about 4:40 a.m., Canmore RCMP stopped a black Nissan Xterra for a vehicle equipment violation on the Trans-Canada Highway near the Banff National Park East gate.
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