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New Grizzly Paw approaching opening

New Grizzly Paw approaching opening

While microbrewery remains the correct term, micro doesn’t really describe the Grizzly Paw Brewing Company any longer.
FireSmart program over the hump

FireSmart program over the hump

The annual FireSmart program is just over 50 per cent complete and will continue for the next few weeks as crews provide fuel reduction throughout town to negate the threat of wildfire to the community.
Mother bears know best for home location

Mother bears know best for home location

Mother bears may know best when it comes to choosing a place to call home for their cubs.
Council opts for temporary skating oval

Council opts for temporary skating oval

Council has elected to go ahead with a plan to build a temporary 400-metre outdoor skating oval in anticipation of next winter’s Alberta Winter Games, which is being co-hosted by Banff and Canmore.
Hillside caves into Healy Creek

Hillside caves into Healy Creek

A leaking snow-making pipe at Sunshine Village caused part of a hillside to give way and spill sediment and silt into Healy Creek – a system that is home to bull and cutthroat trout.
Night rescue for snowboarder

Night rescue for snowboarder

A 26-year-old Australian snowboarder broke his leg during a backcountry outing Sunday (Feb. 3), leading to a nighttime rescue to get him out of the cold and to the safety of nearby Skoki Lodge.
Conservationists question GranFondo event

Conservationists question GranFondo event

Conservationists are baffled as to why Parks Canada failed to put the brakes on the 2013 Banff GranFondo cycling event given the agency’s own internal report raised several red flags about last year’s inaugural ride.
Banff man pleads not guilty to kidnapping

Banff man pleads not guilty to kidnapping

Banff resident Wayne Church has pleaded not guilty to kidnapping, forcible confinement, robbery and extortion relating to an incident that occurred in April, 2012. Church appeared in Canmore Provincial Court on Wednesday (Feb.
Witnesses to shooting give testimony

Witnesses to shooting give testimony

Among more than 20 witnesses to the shooting of a suspected armed robber at Railway Avenue at Gateway Street, Clifford and Victoria Cullum shared their recollections at a fatality inquiry in Calgary Provincial Court, Monday (Feb. 4).
Large crowd gathers for chain store public hearing

Large crowd gathers for chain store public hearing

A packed council chambers in Banff played host to a public hearing last Thursday (Jan. 31) concerning one of the more heated topics affecting the small mountain town – whether quotas should be put in place to regulate the number of chain stores.
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