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Fine for taking trees from national park

Fine for taking trees from national park

A Chinese woman has been fined for digging up and taking two trees out of Banff National Park. Through a Cantonese interpreter, Shao Yi Pan pleaded guilty in Canmore Provincial Court to removing a natural object under the National Parks Act.
Massive blaze consumes landfill woodpile

Massive blaze consumes landfill woodpile

Minutes before 11 p.m. Saturday night (July 16), MD of Bighorn Reeve Dene Cooper sped down Highway 1A with his wife Jean to the Francis Cooke Landfill site five minutes east of Exshaw.
Banff pedestrian bridge a reality

Banff pedestrian bridge a reality

Banff is one step closer to having a pedestrian bridge across the Bow River. On Monday (July 18) council unanimously voted to construct a pedestrian bridge from Muskrat Street to Spray Avenue and sling new sewer pipes underneath it.
Caf é closure difficult for property owner

Caf é closure difficult for property owner

Whyte Horse Café owners have given a new definition to the term dine ‘n dash.
Grizzly death pushes Parks past threshold

Grizzly death pushes Parks past threshold

The Bow Valley is proving to be a mortality sink for grizzly bears that continue to die at the hands of humans at an alarming rate.
Banff balks at gift shop regulation

Banff balks at gift shop regulation

A proposal to cap souvenir and gift shops in Banff has been scrapped, but a bid to regulate new franchise fast food joints in the tourist town is being investigated further.
Grizzly moved north of Grande Cache

Grizzly moved north of Grande Cache

A male grizzly bear has been moved to a more remote area of the province after breaking into a shed and killing a sheep dangerously close to where children were sleeping. The five-year-old grizzly, known as bear No.
Canmore to negotiate divesting as EMS provider

Canmore to negotiate divesting as EMS provider

The Town of Canmore will begin negotiations soon with Alberta Health Services to divest itself from providing emergency medical services to the community.
CCHS laptop initiative heading into second year

CCHS laptop initiative heading into second year

The one-to-one student owned laptop initiative will head into its second year this fall with all students entering Grade 9 required to bring the computers to class.
Four years in jail for robbing pharmacy

Four years in jail for robbing pharmacy

An Ontario man was sentenced to spend four years in jail after pleading guilty to robbing a Canmore pharmacy at knifepoint. Trevor Savoie was sentenced earlier this month by Judge Les Grieve in Canmore Provincial Court.
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