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Woman posts video alleging racist assault in Banff National Park

Woman posts video alleging racist assault in Banff National Park

In her tweet, the woman said she was assaulted by a man on a trail who told her to "go back to her country." 
Cochranite Nadine Wellwood revealed as People's Party of Canada candidate for Banff-Airdrie

Cochranite Nadine Wellwood revealed as People's Party of Canada candidate for Banff-Airdrie

As residents in the Banff-Airdrie riding ready for this fall's federal election, a new brand of conservatism will be vying for their votes – securing local representation with Cochranite Nadine Wellwood.
Independent candidate to challenge Richards for MP

Independent candidate to challenge Richards for MP

Airdronian Nick Flaumitsch is putting his name forward to run as an independent candidate in the anticipated fall 2019 federal election for the Banff-Airdrie riding.

NDP Airdrie-Cochrane on the brink of announcing candidate

The Airdrie-Cochrane NDP Constituency Association is on the brink of announcing its first candidate for the riding, hopeful to officially declare in the next couple of weeks.
Mayor rallies behind Alberta colleagues to advocate for fair cannabis and sustainable funding

Mayor rallies behind Alberta colleagues to advocate for fair cannabis and sustainable funding

Addressing long-term municipal funding concerns was top of mind at the Mid-Sized Cities Conference held in Edmonton last week.
Nagel says he’s down but never out

Nagel says he’s down but never out

It was a whirlwind of a year for Morgan Nagel – the two-term Cochrane town councillor who lost to businessman Peter Guthrie last Saturday in his vie to represent the UCP in the Airdrie-Cochrane riding.
BRECS doles out $60, 000 to community

BRECS doles out $60, 000 to community

Community groups shared $60,000 in grant funding thanks to a local campground, and its big moves don’t stop there.
Cannabis legalization leads to more DUI enforcement tools for RCMP

Cannabis legalization leads to more DUI enforcement tools for RCMP

Cochrane RCMP has increased its capacity to handle impaired drivers now that cannabis is legal. Cpl.
Tsuut’ina and Springbank landowners unite to protest

Tsuut’ina and Springbank landowners unite to protest

A cross-cultural event in the dual spirit of reconciliation and landowners’ right took to the banks of the Elbow River along Redwood Meadows on the morning of Sept. 29.
Commuter rail possibilities could transform corridor

Commuter rail possibilities could transform corridor

The Bow Valley corridor may have reason to celebrate a revolution in traffic and tourism in the coming weeks.