Marystown musician Jeff Pittman gearing up for release of debut full-length CD this summer - The Telegram

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 16:14
Marystown musician Jeff Pittman gearing up for release of debut full-length CD this summer  The Telegram

Jeff Pittman performs recently at The Club at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity in Alberta. Pittman completed the centre's singer-songwriter residency ...

‘Barry’s Bill Hader & HBO Comedy Chief Amy Gravitt To Speak At Canada’s Banff World Media Festival - Deadline

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 15:15
‘Barry’s Bill Hader & HBO Comedy Chief Amy Gravitt To Speak At Canada’s Banff World Media Festival  Deadline

Barry co-creator and star Bill Hader and HBO programming chief Amy Gravitt are the latest big names heading to Banff.

Why doesn't the west end of the valley have an air monitoring station? - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 14:06
Why doesn't the west end of the valley have an air monitoring station?  Rocky Mountain Outlook

As we head into another wildfire season in western Canada it's extremely likely that we may have to live with the effects of wildfire smoke or a nearby wildfire for ...

Significant drug seizures by RCMP Traffic Services in Banff and Jasper - rdnewsnow.com

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 14:03
Significant drug seizures by RCMP Traffic Services in Banff and Jasper  rdnewsnow.com

ALBERTA- Traffic stops on Alberta's highways can lead to substantial seizures of illicit drugs, firearms, stolen goods and other contraband materials, and that ...

An ounce of prevention, tons of preparation - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 13:06
An ounce of prevention, tons of preparation  Rocky Mountain Outlook

BANFF – As the winter snow packs melt and temperatures begin to rise, residents and firefighters alike await to see if this year will mark the third in a row turn ...

Jobs scarce in Calgary but plentiful in Canmore and Banff - CBC.ca

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 13:04
Jobs scarce in Calgary but plentiful in Canmore and Banff  CBC.ca

Calgary's unemployment rate is one of the highest in the country, while just an hour west of the city, the Bow Valley boasts one of the lowest.

Landowners encouraged to help with bear study - Mountain View Gazette

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 09:02
Landowners encouraged to help with bear study  Mountain View Gazette

Area landowners are being offered a chance to take part in a grizzly bear study now underway in the region, says Mountain View BearSmart Society (MVBS).

From stage to page, local band The Wardens write children's book - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 03:51
From stage to page, local band The Wardens write children's book  Rocky Mountain Outlook

BANFF – One of The Wardens' hit songs will soon be down on the page with beautiful illustrations and a child-friendly storyline. The Bow Valley band has taken ...

Banff columbarium plan put on hold - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 03:46
Banff columbarium plan put on hold  Rocky Mountain Outlook

BANFF – A $1.1 million plan to breathe new life into a heritage building near the Old Banff Cemetery by turning it into a columbarium was put on hold.

Councillor's privacy breach taken 'very seriously' - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 03:35
Councillor's privacy breach taken 'very seriously'  Rocky Mountain Outlook

During a meeting behind closed doors on Monday (May 13), council reviewed the first-term councillor's mistake in using a resident's email he obtained through ...

New Stoney fitness centre 'new beginning to be healthy' - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 03:31
New Stoney fitness centre 'new beginning to be healthy'  Rocky Mountain Outlook

STONEY NAKODA – Chiniki, Bearspaw and Wesley nation members now have a new local gym option after the opening of the Stoney Health Services ...

Old Trouts Puppet Show visits Banff with ghost story twist - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 03:11
Old Trouts Puppet Show visits Banff with ghost story twist  Rocky Mountain Outlook

BANFF – A haunted house, a philosopher who is also a puppet, and opera – all from the perspective of the dead. Potentially not a show you'd see every day but ...

Elected officials earn 'reasonable' compensation, Canmore - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 03:10
Elected officials earn 'reasonable' compensation, Canmore  Rocky Mountain Outlook

CANMORE – Mayor John Borrowman earned a total compensation package of $92,318 in 2018, slightly more than last year, according to the Town's ...

$300K prize jackpot up for Banff String Quartet competition - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 03:05
$300K prize jackpot up for Banff String Quartet competition  Rocky Mountain Outlook

BANFF – Cymbal-izing the soon to be beginning of summer, the competitors for Banff International String Quartet Competition (BISQC) were announced and it's ...

Canmore accepts new tourism strategy - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 03:00
Canmore accepts new tourism strategy  Rocky Mountain Outlook

CANMORE – Over the next 10 years the Town of Canmore will do its part to implement a regional tourism strategy to create a sustainable industry that will ...

Property company selling stake in Fairmont hotels - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 03:00
Property company selling stake in Fairmont hotels  Rocky Mountain Outlook

BANFF – Oxford Properties Group is selling a 50 per cent stake in its Fairmont hotels, including Chateau Lake Louise and the Banff Springs, according to media ...

Banff tax rates rising - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 03:00
Banff tax rates rising  Rocky Mountain Outlook

During budget, it was estimated the overall tax increase would be 4.93 per cent, but it's now 6.14 per cent factoring in the municipal levy, estimated education tax ...

Where the bison roam - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 03:00
Where the bison roam  Rocky Mountain Outlook

BOW VALLEY –Bison were reintroduced to Banff National Park two years ago, after more than a century and a half absence from the land, and their cultural ...

Braid: This is Ric McIver's second shot at building the Springbank dam; good luck to him - Calgary Herald

Wed, 05/15/2019 - 20:09
Braid: This is Ric McIver's second shot at building the Springbank dam; good luck to him  Calgary Herald

Ric McIver, the new transportation minister who was the transportation minister once before, makes the same promise Alberta governments have often made ...

Braid: This is Ric McIver's second shot at building the Springbank dam; good luck to him - Calgary Herald

Wed, 05/15/2019 - 20:09
Braid: This is Ric McIver's second shot at building the Springbank dam; good luck to him  Calgary Herald

Ric McIver, the new transportation minister who was the transportation minister once before, makes the same promise Alberta governments have often made ...