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Tanya Foubert

Tanya Foubert

Tanya Foubert started as a news reporter at the Rocky Mountain Outlook in 2006, and left town briefly in 2012 to be editor of a weekly newspaper in Whistler, B.C. In 2018, she took the position of editor at the Outlook. She has also won national and provincial news-writing awards for her coverage of the 2013 flood in Canmore.

Recent Work by Tanya

Regional trail cleanup event planned for this weekend

Regional trail cleanup event planned for this weekend

Organizers of the Kananaskis Canmore Klean Up event are concerned increased volumes of garbage left along popular trails and in day-use parking lots in the region could attract wildlife and have 400 prizes to give out for those able to participate in the cleanup event
Francis Cooke Landfill receives composting accreditation

Francis Cooke Landfill receives composting accreditation

The Compost Council of Canada has recognized the compost facility at the Francis Cooke Landfill and Resource Recovery Centre through accreditation in its Compost Quality alliance program
Banff mayor responds to accusations of financial wrongdoing

Banff mayor responds to accusations of financial wrongdoing

A letter being distributed on doorsteps in Banff has made serious allegations of corruption and conflict of interest against Mayor Karen Sorensen, council and administration with respect to the municipality's employee benefits package – which is provided through her husband as the insurance broker
Bighorn council approves re-zoning for the Crossing at Ghost River

Bighorn council approves re-zoning for the Crossing at Ghost River

"Historically and under the ownership of the Crossing at Ghost River Ltd., the facility has operated as a retreat business only," wrote Civicworks planner Darlene Paranaque in the company's submission. "However, the Crossing has experienced difficulties in attracting enough business to be viable." 
Canmore council approves mandatory mask bylaw that comes into effect Aug. 7

Canmore council approves mandatory mask bylaw that comes into effect Aug. 7

"This is what our community needs because we host very large numbers of visitors and we have very concerned residents about that visitor-resident interface," said Coun. Vi Sandford. "Alberta is showing up in [record] numbers and we need to do something more. I think a mandatory mask bylaw for indoor spaces is a very good step for our community." 
Masks mandatory for staff and grades 4 to 12 students returning to school this fall

Masks mandatory for staff and grades 4 to 12 students returning to school this fall

"Schools are unique settings where special measures are needed to mitigate the risk of exposure," said Alberta Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Deena Hinshaw. "But there is still no risk-free approach to living with COVID-19 – we have no choice but to live with it.
Bighorn council approves re-zoning for the Crossing at Ghost River

Bighorn council approves re-zoning for the Crossing at Ghost River

"Historically and under the ownership of the Crossing at Ghost River Ltd., the facility has operated as a retreat business only," wrote Civicworks planner Darlene Paranaque in the company's submission. "However, the Crossing has experienced difficulties in attracting enough business to be viable." 
Farm and Fire focused on sourcing what goes on the plate from Alberta producers

Farm and Fire focused on sourcing what goes on the plate from Alberta producers

"When we built the menu, we knew it can get from the restaurant to your plate at home without compromising quality. We wanted to make sure that if a guest was ordering takeout, they are getting the same quality they would be if eating in the restaurant." 
Alberta Parks to manage parking at popular Kananaskis day use areas beginning Aug. 1

Alberta Parks to manage parking at popular Kananaskis day use areas beginning Aug. 1

Beginning Saturday (Aug. 1), Alberta Parks will manage traffic and parking at four popular Kananaskis day use areas – including Grassi Lakes and Yamnuska – after high visitor volumes resulted in vehicles parking along highways and impeding access by first responders
Canmore Lions Club celebrates 50 years of building community

Canmore Lions Club celebrates 50 years of building community

"We are a small but mighty group that has a large impact."