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Cemetery offers glimpse of Canmore's past

Cemetery offers glimpse of Canmore's past

Rob Alexander CANMORE On a spring evening in 1898, one of Canmore’s early hotels, the Pulman, burst into flames. While the cause of the fire and even the location of the Pulman Hotel are unknown, the outcome was not.
UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL

UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL

Tourists take a chance to get an up close and personal photo with a pair of buck deer in downtown Banff as the obviously-habituated animals graze on shrubs.
Famous grizzly sow defies odds

Famous grizzly sow defies odds

She struggles to survive on a daily basis trying to make a living – and now she has the added pressure of raising her young ones in the busy Bow Valley.
Canmore looking at outsourcing services

Canmore looking at outsourcing services

The Town of Canmore is looking at outsourcing more of its services to the private sector.
Merit-based land use plan on hold

Merit-based land use plan on hold

A controversial proposal to abolish the lottery and move to a merit-based system of handing out remaining commercial space in Banff is on the back burner for now.
Canmore may charge for fire and rescue

Canmore may charge for fire and rescue

A need to find new ways to make money has the Town of Canmore looking at charging people when they call 911 and a fire truck responds.
High water may harm trout fishery

High water may harm trout fishery

Dirty and unnaturally high water flows caused by mechanical problems at TransAlta’s hydroelectric facility may wipe out a westslope cutthroat population in the Spray River.
Century-old infrastructure continues to generate power at Horseshoe Hydro Plant

Century-old infrastructure continues to generate power at Horseshoe Hydro Plant

On Sunday, May 21, 1911, the Horseshoe Hydro Plant on the Bow River at Seebe began producing power. A century later, the plant is still producing power using the same infrastructure initially installed by Calgary Power.
New book shares lantern slides from Schäffer's Rocky Mountain journeys

New book shares lantern slides from Schäffer's Rocky Mountain journeys

Michale Lang’s new book, An Adventurous Woman Abroad: The Selected Lantern Slides of Mary T. Schäffer: The Rockies, Japan & Taiwan surprised me.
Banff souvenir shop owners breathing easy

Banff souvenir shop owners breathing easy

Banff souvenir and gift shop owners are breathing a huge sigh of relief in the wake of council’s decision to scrap plans to place strict controls on their retail stores.
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