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Paid parking trial ends in Banff

Paid parking trial ends in Banff

A trial period to explore paid parking on five downtown Banff lots was officially cancelled this week when council gave third reading of a petition put forward by concerned members of the community. The vote was held Monday (Sept.
New premier means new health mandate

New premier means new health mandate

Along with scrapping the redesign of the Alberta licence plate last week, newly appointed Premier Jim Prentice also discussed the mandate he has given different ministers in his new cabinet.
Central Park washrooms get environmental upgrades

Central Park washrooms get environmental upgrades

Banff's new public washrooms at Central Park will be even more environmentally friendly after council approved additional upgrades this week.
Funds sought for 'dangerous' creeks

Funds sought for 'dangerous' creeks

An application by the MD of Bighorn was issued to the province earlier this week to request financial support for mitigation on “dangerous” creeks. On Tuesday (Sept.
Grannies to host fashion show

Grannies to host fashion show

Being that the AIDS situation represents an ongoing battle in Africa, the Mountain Grannies of Banff and Canmore are ramping up efforts to help combat the epidemic.
CBT celebrates 'big wins'

CBT celebrates 'big wins'

There was a lot to celebrate for Canmore Business and Tourism at its annual general meeting this week.
Rocky Mountaineer sets course for organ donor signups

Rocky Mountaineer sets course for organ donor signups

It’s a thoughtful conversation with loved ones that may one day twist a tragedy into a second chance at life.
Premier's educationmandate drawsconcerns at CRPS

Premier's educationmandate drawsconcerns at CRPS

Notes Repeated mention of going back to basics has started a few minor alarm bells ringing for Canadian Rockies Public Schools (CRPS) Board Chair Carol Picard.
Premier's education mandate draws concerns at CRPS

Premier's education mandate draws concerns at CRPS

Notes Repeated mention of going back to basics has started a few minor alarm bells ringing for Canadian Rockies Public Schools (CRPS) Board Chair Carol Picard.
Banff still working on solar incentive program

Banff still working on solar incentive program

The Town of Banff wants to provide incentives to residents and businesses to install solar power on their properties, but it is going to take a bit longer to figure out the details.
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