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Bad move on quota decision

Bad move on quota decision

Banff council, in our opinion, has done a disservice to its residents and businesses by failing to have a formal public discussion at this time on the idea of a quota system or cap for chain restaurants and stores.
Highway antics dangerous to all

Highway antics dangerous to all

A maniac, as generally described in dictionaries these days, might be considered as someone who is generally overzealous or inordinately enthusiastic about something. Taken further, a maniac might be described as a raving or violently insane person.
Authorities too quick to relocate

Authorities too quick to relocate

It seems that any time a bear gets close to Canmore – whoosh, it’s gone again. Wildlife officials this week trapped and relocated grizzly bear No. 105 and her three cubs, but they are not the first relocations so far this year.
Races damaged wet trails

Races damaged wet trails

Editor, This letter is to state my disapproval of the Canmore Nordic Centre’s decision to run not one, but two different races at their facility this past weekend.
Rock the vote

Rock the vote

OK Canmore, we know municipal byelections are probably the least sexy political race, but it is time again to get out and vote.
Canmore cell tower holdup a good call

Canmore cell tower holdup a good call

Not too many years ago, mobile phones that were available to the public were large, bulky units generally permanently installed in commercial vehicles to help the work world keep in touch.
Dog park long overdue

Dog park long overdue

So, to all outward appearances, it looks like Banff will soon have an off-leash dog park. Setting aside a small parcel of land as an area where dogs can run free occasionally, without the contraints of a leash, is no big deal – in other communities.
Chaos on roads

Chaos on roads

A grizzly bear killed on Highway 68, a wolverine killed on Highway 93… maybe we shouldn’t be surprised that long weekend traffic is responsible for the death of another pair of our iconic symbols of the wild.
Let's all be bear wary out there

Let's all be bear wary out there

With Mother Nature now blessing the valley with spring-like weather, except for the next couple of days, there is possibly no better sign the season has arrived than that bears are out of their dens and on the move.
Full moon fever?

Full moon fever?

Maybe it’s just that the valley is recovering from the effects of a recent full moon. What else can explain some of the oddities which have occurred recently? Financially, at any rate.
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