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After school program halted

After school program halted

Banff’s Child Care Centre has been forced to cease its after-school program for kindergarten kids due to ongoing revenue losses – and is now appealing to the Town of Banff to take over the program.
Two yearling grizzlies killed on tracks

Two yearling grizzlies killed on tracks

Two young grizzly bears have been struck and killed on the train tracks in Banff National Park. Canadian Pacific Railway engineers reported hitting the bears around 8:45 p.m. on Friday (Oct.
MD agrees to pursue lease for parking lot

MD agrees to pursue lease for parking lot

A solution to a haphazard and dangerous parking situation at Jura Creek is in the works after the MD of Bighorn council agreed to work with the province to lease Crown land along Highway 1A for a parking lot.
Ski-themed job fair draws hundreds

Ski-themed job fair draws hundreds

With hundreds of hopefuls attending, the annual winter jobs fair, held at Cascade Plaza on Thursday (Oct. 4) was a big success. Hosted by Banff’s Job Resource Centre, company director Michel Dufresne spoke about the event.
Canmore Tourism prepares levy submission

Canmore Tourism prepares levy submission

Following several weeks of reports, brainstorming sessions and a successful annual general meeting, Canmore Business & Tourism (CBT) is preparing to deliver a proposal to council with the aim of implementing a three per cent levy on accommodations an
Bear 105, two cubs doing well in Jasper

Bear 105, two cubs doing well in Jasper

A bold grizzly bear and three cubs who were split up and shipped out of the Bow Valley after a trek through Canmore last June are now thriving in their new homes in Jasper and Kananaskis Country.
Abegweit to become community hub

Abegweit to become community hub

With its dark wood trim, pebbled exterior, glass atrium and expansive and treed lot facing the Bow River and Mount Rundle, it’s one of Banff’s most inviting heritage homes.
Rabbit program to resume this month

Rabbit program to resume this month

Following a four-month campaign that resulted in 189 rabbits captured, all of which were sent to a not-for-profit sanctuary, and cost taxpayers $29,680, the Feral Rabbit program is set to resume in Canmore later this month.
Cougar killed on TCH

Cougar killed on TCH

A large cougar was struck and killed on the Trans-Canada Highway near Lac des Arcs, Saturday night (Oct. 6). According to Canmore RCMP, at 3:20 a.m., a Subaru Impreza was eastbound when it struck the cat.
Public schools achieve 'exceptional' results

Public schools achieve 'exceptional' results

Canadian Rockies Public Schools (CRPS) might not be the biggest school division in the province, but it may be one of the brightest.
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