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Concerns raised over Dead Man's plan

While there were not a large number of presentations at a recent public hearing for the draft Dead Man’s Flats Area Redevelopment Plan (ARP), two of three people to speak were against the plan.

Teachers, support staff face CRPS cuts

Facing a third deficit school year in a row, the Canadian Rockies Public School board approved $1.3 million in spending cuts to its budget for the upcoming school year on Tuesday (May 10).

Canmore proposes new animal control bylaw

Canmore’s animal control bylaw will address several new issues, including pigeons, vicious dogs and those who drive around with Fido in the back of a pick-up truck.

Lafarge signs commitment to conservation

One of the biggest industrial operations in the Bow Valley has signed a commitment to conservation that will be in place until 2050.

Farmers market gets go ahead

A farmers market is coming to Banff this summer.

Transit commission gets minister's approval

The Bow Valley has taken another step toward seeing regional public transit between the towns of Canmore and Banff.

Parks promises to protect growth cap

Parks Canada promises to thwart any attempt to circumvent the intent of the legislated commercial development cap in Banff no matter what a commercial inventory study finds.

UK tourists fined for camping in Middle Springs

Three young men from the United Kingdom were fined in provincial court earlier this month after pleading guilty to illegally camping in the national park.
Devon Lakes project restores natural habitat

Devon Lakes project restores natural habitat

The raw and rugged beauty of Devon Lakes and the nearby Clearwater River first cast its spell over Charlie Pacas back in the 1980s.


Connor Howe enjoys a dry trail near the Alpine Club of Canada as he takes part in the opening day of the Rundle Mountain Cycling Club’s spring program Saturday (May 7).