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Parks spraying for weeds beginning next week

Parks spraying for weeds beginning next week

Parks Canada will begin spraying for non-native plants along the west end of the Legacy Trail as early as next Monday (Aug. 15).
Alberta Liberals rounding up support for leadership vote

Alberta Liberals rounding up support for leadership vote

Current provincial Liberal Party leader David Swann was in the Bow Valley last week to drum up support and interest in his party’s current leadership vote and what could be a fall election in Alberta.
Wildlife death toll rising

Wildlife death toll rising

It’s been a deadly year for wildlife in the national and provincial parks of the Rocky Mountains.
Barrier Lake trails closed

Barrier Lake trails closed

The presence of a grizzly bear and her two cubs combined with a plethora of trail users failing to obey basic bear safety precautions has resulted in the temporary closure of an area around the west end of Barrier Lake.
Parks, CP to study railway mortality

Parks, CP to study railway mortality

North America’s top scientists and transportation experts are convening in Banff this September to debate the best ways to stop the ongoing deaths of grizzly bears on the train tracks.
Indian Days a bridge to Banff's past

Indian Days a bridge to Banff's past

Over the past few days, while most of us were going about our business at work or at our homes, there was a sacred return to historical times transpiring in a field in Banff.
New technique used on Evan-Thomas burn

New technique used on Evan-Thomas burn

The prescribed fire throughout the Evan-Thomas Creek area of Kananaskis Country was almost completed last week, with crews testing a new technique.
Banff welcomes new Canadians

Banff welcomes new Canadians

On the shores of Lake Minnewanka, 50 people were granted Canadian citizenship at a ceremony last week (Aug. 4). Alan and Christine Pryor, who followed their children to Canada from the United Kingdom, were honoured to be granted their citizenship.
PC leadership candidates address educators

PC leadership candidates address educators

Six politicians vying for leadership of the Progressive Conservative Party took the opportunity to address Alberta’s teachers in Banff yesterday (Aug. 10).
Scramblers rescued from Cascade

Scramblers rescued from Cascade

Two inexperienced scramblers were rescued from Cascade Falls near Banff late Friday night (Aug. 5) after getting themselves stranded on an unstable ledge.
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