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Valley gets winter games

Valley gets winter games

In unison, hundreds of voices could be heard through the halls of Lawrence Grassi Elementary School chanting over and over again: “we want the games!” The pep rally cheers, however, were nothing compared to the applause from students and officials wh
Cubs learning crossing lessons

Cubs learning crossing lessons

It’s a lesson young grizzly bear cubs in remote wilderness areas don’t have to learn – how to cross a deadly stretch of highway smack dab in the middle of their home range.
Guatemalan students visiting Canmore

Guatemalan students visiting Canmore

For nine years, Hearts and Hands has sent hundreds of volunteers to Guatemala, bent on improving the lives of the impoverished in Central America.
Scientists gather at Rockies glacier research site

Scientists gather at Rockies glacier research site

Following the paved walkway to the Peyto Lake lookout, Scott Munro soon arrived at the dirt trail branching from the popular tourist viewpoint. Dropping downhill through old-growth spruce forest, at the lakeshore he headed across gravel flats.
Pair fined for biking Minnewanka

Pair fined for biking Minnewanka

A pair of mountain bikers were fined $400 each for riding Minnewanka Trail while the activity was under a superintendent’s ban. Damian Francis and Gabriel Laroche pleaded guilty last week in Canmore Provincial Court in front of Judge Marlene Graham.
Commercial taxpayers could see rate increase for employee housing

Commercial taxpayers could see rate increase for employee housing

After years spent trying to develop a working policy that will see employee housing developed in Canmore, council is considering charging commercial taxpayers extra.
Kilimanjaro looms on Wilkins' horizon

Kilimanjaro looms on Wilkins' horizon

Life Is Good for Doon Wilkins. That is the name of his band, which will play a fundraiser at the Canmore Miners’ Hall this Friday (Sept. 2).
Canmore RCMP to focus on distracted drivers in September

Canmore RCMP to focus on distracted drivers in September

As of today, distracted driving legislation comes into effect throughout the province and Canmore RCMP expect to be busy as a result.
Voyageurs take part in historic journey

Voyageurs take part in historic journey

Paul Hatfield has relived a little history. Departing Thursday (Aug. 18), the Canmore resident led a crew of 10 on a four-day voyageur canoe journey down the Athabasca River.
Parks looking to promote career development

Parks looking to promote career development

A program to help Parks Canada staff find their career path inside the government agency put employees in direct contact with upper levels of management for a no holds barred conversation.
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