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Christmas - it's for the birds

The annual Banff-Canmore Christmas Bird Count (CBC) organized by the Bow Valley Naturalists will take place on Saturday, Dec.17. It’s the 37th consecutive year for this event.

Drama students pay homage to Disney

Canmore Collegiate High School’s drama program is getting ready to present its wildest show yet. On Dec.

Moose, Shatner and Olympics all come together in Canadian Pie

Will Ferguson is a funny guy. That is well known, but as it turns out, he’s also a pithy, compassionate guy – a little surprising for someone who declared in 1997 that he hates his fellow Canadians.

One Christmas Carol back on stage

He’s back. Yes, the cantankerous old curmudgeon made famous by Charles Dickens will once again be on stage, all bluster and bombast, at the Canmore Miners’ Hall, Dec. 16-17.
Roots Revue coming to a cafe near you

Roots Revue coming to a cafe near you

Three of Alberta’s meanest, baddest, ugliest singer-songwriters have joined forces and are coming to a saloon near you.

A reading selection for long winter nights

ALPINE SKI TOURS IN THE CANADIAN ROCKIES BY CHIC SCOTT WITH MARK KLASSEN Published by Rocky Mountain Books Next to the skis, poles, boots, climbing skins, backpacks and avalanche safety gear of every keen Rockies’ backcountry skier is at least one do

Glass at centre of BPL show

Once she had a love, and it was a gas. Soon, it turned out, BettyLynne Burwash had Mountains of Glass – an original exhibition of mountain-inspired stained glass pieces currently on display at the Banff Public Library Art Gallery.

Freedom Climbers earns McDonald prestigious award

Dreams, says author Bernadette McDonald, sometimes come true.
Elevation festivities to aid Christmas campaign

Elevation festivities to aid Christmas campaign

The countdown to Christmas began Thursday and in recognition of the season and the ongoing need to assist people in the community at this time of year, Elevation Contemporary Art Gallery in Canmore is hosting a fundraiser for the Bow Valley Christmas
McLean returns with new stories and holiday cheer

McLean returns with new stories and holiday cheer

“We’ve played a number of times, we come there every Christmas, and we always look forward to it – it’s a lovely visit,” said Stuart McLean, in an interview last week.