Celebrating Canada

Jade Melting Tallow dances for onlookers at the Canada Day celebration in Banff. For more photos see page 5. (Jul 04 2007)

Town drops quarter million package on outgoing CAO

Canmore's taxpayers have paid the hefty price of just under a quarter of a million dollars to see former Chief Administrative Officer Gene Kiviaho leave his position earlier this year. The severance package given to Kiviaho was obtained by the Outlook under the Freedom of Information and Privacy Protection Act. It revealed the former CAO was cut a cheque for $219,053 when his 10 months of employment with the municipal government ended on March 2, something they mayor says is the cost of doing business. (Jul 04 2007)

Charges laid against off-roaders in Banff

Illegal off-road escapades in Banff National Park have led to charges against three dirt bikers and a pickup truck driver, despite the present ban on unarmed national park wardens doing any law enforcement. (Jul 04 2007)

Canmore fire truck rolls again

A significant piece of Canmore's history is back in action, thanks to the dedicated efforts and thousands of hours of a group of diehard volunteers. (Jul 04 2007)

Cyclist killed on Trans-Canada Highway

A Canmore mother is warning area parents of a nightmarish situation her child has encountered in an area park. (Jul 04 2007)

Canmore council critical of Trails Master Plan

A year after work began on a Trails Master Plan for the town of Canmore, a draft of the final report was presented to council with one resounding critique expressed - the manner in which trail system users interact with wildlife is in need of more work. (Jul 04 2007)

Canmore speeders cop $144,000 in radar fines

The total amount of fines lead-footed Canmore residents have to pay for getting caught speeding on camera during the first month of photo radar was released by the municipality this week and came to a whopping $144,000. (Jul 04 2007)

Rundle rock commissioned for Air India memorial

There are a few occasions in life when people, places and events converge and the underlying message that bridges them is almost poetic. Last weekend, in front of a memorial for those who lost their lives in the worst terror attack in Canadian history, two Canmore residents discovered how sorrow and renewal can be connected with a 220 million year old piece of Rundle rock from the Bow Valley. (Jul 04 2007)

Bold grizzly may have moved away from Banff

A brazen grizzly bear suspected of hunting elk on the outskirts of Banff is believed to have moved on. (Jul 04 2007)

CRPS buses go green with biodiesel fuel

While the wheels on the bus go round and round, the diesel fuel in the valley's school buses is going green. (Jul 04 2007)

Thousands spent on Banff flood prep

The Town of Banff was forced to shell out thousands and thousands of dollars in preparation for a flood last month, along with subsequent cleanup of damaged trails along the Bow River. (Jul 04 2007)

Bike theft, other charges, nets three months

A Canmore man will spend three months behind bars for the rash theft of a bicycle and other crimes. (Jul 04 2007)

Big conference a big success for Bow Valley Young Adult Coalition

Attendees and organizers were giving a groundbreaking conference rave reviews last week. (Jul 04 2007)

Big box debate on hold in Canmore

Much like its neighbour to the west, Canmore's debate on whether large retail chain stores have a place in the community has been postponed indefinitely. (Jul 04 2007)

Missing Canmore woman found in Golden, B.C.

A school teacher from Canmore who went missing on Friday, June 22, was found lying unconscious on the side of Upper Donald Road in Golden by two residents on Thursday, June 28. (Jul 04 2007)

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