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Waterton inspires art

Waterton inspires art

Living in the Bow Valley region, having an affinity for our national parks is easy, a no-brainer as it were, given that these protected spaces are a part of our daily lives.

Feds to crack down on residency rules

Banff residents must now offer more proof of their need to live in the national park town as part of a federal government crackdown on residency rules.

artsPeak names honorary chair

A pillar of the local arts community has been named honorary chair of the 2011 artsPeak arts festival last week.

Banff ponders profitable poop

The Town of Banff is in talks with a private company to turn its composted sewage sludge and organics into a new and more marketable product.

Industrial area may see rezoning

The Town of Banff is proposing to rezone government services in the industrial compound to free up commercial floor space for that district.

Tourist homes addressed in Canmore bylaw changes

Changes to Canmore’s Land Use Bylaw are being made to address the illegal use of residential dwelling units as tourist homes in the community.

Bow River water quality on upswing

The quality of water within Banff National Park has returned to near natural levels.
Male grizzlies emerge from dens

Male grizzlies emerge from dens

Male grizzly bears are emerging from dens despite massive snow dumps in the Canadian Rockies this spring.

Canmore tops Alberta cost of living list

A provincial report into the cost of living in Alberta has distinguished Canmore as the most expensive municipality, slightly edging out Fort McMurray for the top spot.

Economic recovery top priority for BLLT

Having stemmed the recession so far, looking to the future and being more competitive as global economies recover are top priorities for Banff Lake Louise Tourism.