Book Reviews

“Mountain Romantics: The Whytes of Banff” by Chic Scott

History as it should be told; gold and dross, wheat and chaff, joy and woe.

Seedy: The Underbelly of a Revolution

Get the dirty on the local food scene here in the Bow Valley. Buying local and eating local is on the rise, and we’ve got all the details.

Ralphine Locke

Rocky Mountain grace: our Ralphine Locke

We’ll never know Rocky Mountain grace like Banffite Ralphine Locke. She was the perfect combo of pioneer and pearl and this Bow Valley treasure will be missed.

Are You Avi Aware?

Whether you are ducking under the fence for a few lines or touring in the backcountry, travel in mountainous terrain comes with risk.

Cleaning up the community

While donations are currently no longer being accepted, Canmorites can go door-to-door to see if anyone needs help with physical labour.

Learning to Climb in a Climbing Mecca: 5 Resources in the Bow Valley

Do you climb?  The list of outdoor activities that draw people to the Bow Valley is as long as the Bow River. Ascending its way to the top of that list is rock climbing, an outdoor pursuit that anchors, and sometimes dominates, the social and recreation time for local residents. What if you are currently a non-climber and would like…

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Tales & Trails: An Interview with Author Lynn Martel

I would suggest that everyone has their own ante, but the best way to up it is to expand your horizons, literally.

Always a Silver Lining

In case you’’ve been too busy grumpily looking at the sky to notice, the wildflowers are really strutting their stuff this year.