Art + Soul


Zelda Nelson has been creating beautiful works of art that capture the true essence of Rocky Mountain beauty for decades. This year she is being honoured in the Mayor’s Spotlight on the Arts.

GEAR REVIEW: Osprey Xena 70L

Gone are the days of walking uphill both ways to school while wearing an uncomfortable potato sack as a backpack. This pack by Osprey will have your shoulders whistling a new tune!

SPOTLIGHT ON THE ARTS: Stonecrop Studios

Fourty years later, Stonecrop studios is still bringing light to the creativity that lives in the Canmore arts scene. These local artists are being celebrated for their dedication to their craft.


As a teacher and a mentor, Priscilla Janes gives much more than just the fruits of her talents to the Canmore arts community. This community builder is being honoured for her efforts in this year’s Mayor’s Spotlight on the Arts.


Shirley Chinneck took a big risk when she left a long-term, successful career to dive head first into her passion for art, and it's all paying off for this Canmore-based artist.


As the Mayor’s Spotlight on the Arts draws close we will be featuring some of the incredible local artists being honoured in this year’s celebration.

Serving up honest Canadian folk rock: Brad Brewer Band

To be honest, we’re pretty sure the Brad Brewer Band’s EP launch party will be more fun than camping in your own backyard. See you on the 16th!

Getting High on Houndstooth Spire

Let’s give some high-altitude high fives to these junior mountaineers. Congrats on all your hard work and may your efforts continue to take you to new heights.

Glen Boles: Feature Mountain Illustrator

The story of celebrated local alpinist and artist Glen Boles, as told by Lynn Martel. Browse his incredible drawings and find yourself transported to new summits.

Banff Indian Days

It’s time once again for a celebration of culture and history at the annual Banff Indian Days, hosted by the Stoney Nakoda Nation.

Keep Calm and Fight FOMO

Do you still FOMO like a MOFO? It’s time to get a hold on all that fear, folks! Here’s your five step plan to recovery.

Elk Run & Riot: Both Sides of the Valley

These boys are the real deal and their new album definitely sheds some light on life in this great valley we call home.

Photography on fire

Professionals, step aside. Our followers brought their A games with these great photos which showcase the after effects of the recent forest fires.

Pot growing 101

We don’t suggest that you put these herbs in a pipe and smoke them, but we do suggest adding them to your summer dishes for an extra dash of delicious.

Neighbours of the Summer Season Opener

Dive in and learn more about the neighbours from the Summer Season Opener as they shed water and insight.

Fresh Cedar Bug-Be-Gone

Do you often find yourself flailing about like the giant wavy-armed man outside of a used car dealership? Put a stop to the mozzie slap dance wit this natural bug spray.

Neighbours of the Banff Farmers Market

Holy shiitake, we love our local farmers markets! Hear some food for thought from a few Folks of the Banff Farmers Market.

Mighty neighbourly!

Big bear hugs to our sponsors, entertainment, and mighty fine neighbours for making our seventh Know Your Neighbour Night off the chain!

Neighbours of Performance in the Park

We all know about the bands who played at Performance in the Park, but what do we know about our fellow concert-goers?

What Happens in Canmore, Stays in Canmore

You might be surprised to find out your neighbour raises chickens, Highline digs deep into this topic in the upcoming Underground Issue.