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'A labour of love': bench remembers lives lost in mountains

'A labour of love': bench remembers lives lost in mountains

“I was at his memorial … It makes you realize that these are names, but they’re people and there’s family connected to these people, and there’s a history connected to these people. It’s pretty powerful.”
UPDATED: RCMP searching for missing girl last seen in Cochrane

UPDATED: RCMP searching for missing girl last seen in Cochrane

UPDATED: Cochrane RCMP have located and reported this person safe. 
COMMENTARY: Overconsumption drives our environmental crises

COMMENTARY: Overconsumption drives our environmental crises

We live in a time of multiple environmental crises: global warming, natural resource depletion, pollution and biodiversity loss. Far from being unrelated, these environmental disasters share the same root cause.
Cold weather, control work 'crushing' mountain pine beetle populations

Cold weather, control work 'crushing' mountain pine beetle populations

“It’s been a real concerted effort on the part of forestry and other ministries to battle with the pine beetle but getting help from Mother Nature with a few good cold snaps has helped, too.”
Snowfall warning issued for Canmore, K-Country

Snowfall warning issued for Canmore, K-Country

Snow will be heavy at times, with total amounts of 15 cm to 25 cm expected, according to Environment Canada
MD council gives third reading to land use omnibus bylaw

MD council gives third reading to land use omnibus bylaw

Council directed administration to draft another bylaw to discuss uses around short- and long-term suites and B&Bs and was advised another bylaw would go through the same process as the omnibus bylaw with intent for three readings and a public hearing.
Extreme cold warning for Banff, Canmore, Kananaskis

Extreme cold warning for Banff, Canmore, Kananaskis

“Temperatures will drop between minus 30 and minus 37 C tonight with wind chills as low as minus 48,” stated the warning. “Over the weekend, morning temperatures will reach minus 40 C in many areas. Wind chills will approach minus 50.”
MD of Bighorn restarts yard setback debate for Rafter Six ASP

MD of Bighorn restarts yard setback debate for Rafter Six ASP

“I feel as though that is what was expressed at the public hearing and that is how the visitors as well as the landowners and the area would be best served.”
LETTER: Decision against appointing MLA to committee is disappointing

LETTER: Decision against appointing MLA to committee is disappointing

LETTER: Minister Todd Loewen, you have denied Sarah Elmelgi, the MLA for Banff-Kananaskis and an expert on human-wildlife conflict, a seat on the Bow Valley Human-Wildlife committee.
Winter Safety Day educates on avalanche, ice hazards

Winter Safety Day educates on avalanche, ice hazards

“Avalanches are a big risk and they can kill you, but there’s also lots of other things out there that can kill you in the wintertime.”
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