December 17th, 2014 ~ Vol. 84 No. 49

- Pack the Pickup
- Grads of 2015 host
  Seniors Dinner
- Community Futures
  proposes loan program
  to encourage investment
- Pastor’s Pen
- Protective Services
  review ...from the
  Deputy’s Chair
- Money Matters
- Talk About Life
- Looking Back
- CNP Skating Club
  competition results and
  Christmas fun
- RCMP Stats
- Classifieds
- Puzzle Page
- UROC seeks municipal
  help for trail expansion
  in Pass
- Members receive
  preview of Country
  Encounters’ menu
- Not your average
- Should Pass have its
  own fibre optic network?
- Installation of the
  Blairmore Legion #7
- Community Calendar
- Question of the Week
- Letters to the Editor
- Greenhill’s Yuk Yuk
  fundraiser for Women’s
  Resource Centre a
  huge success
- Helping those in need
- Passtrak showing skills
- Bricks & Boquets
Crowsnest Pass Herald Front Page
Pack the Pickup
Mountain Radio, Davis Dodge and the Crowsnest Pass Food Bank teamed up at the IGA in Blairmore on Saturday for the annual Pack the Pickup event. Citizens donated 295.4lbs of food and $318.00. “All together.... it was a great turn out!!”, said Mountain Radio’s Courtney Potts. From left to right: Phil Cann, Terry Grinevitch, with the Food Bank, Ricky Sharma with Davis Dodge, Courtney Potts, Barb Kelly and Crystal Husch, with Mountain Radio and Bruce Street with the Food Bank.
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When Flying Boats were King
Before the advent of the first long range airliners like the Lockheed Constellation and the Douglas DC-4, (around the end of the Second World War), there was a very different way to cross the Atlantic or the Pacific in an airliner. That would be in spectacularly huge [...]
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Greenhill’s Yuk Yuks fundraiser for Women’s Resource Centre a huge success
Comedian Marcus Beaubier riffed on everything from Vicks Vaporub to airlines at Saturday’s Yuk Yuks fundraising event for the Crowsnest Pass Women’s Resource Crisis Centre at the Greenhill Hotel.
The Pass Herald caught up [...]
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Previous Issues
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Longtime owners reflect on 20 years running historic Cosmopolitan Hotel
After twenty years of running the historic Cosmopolitan Hotel in Blairmore, its owners are selling their business to two couples, one from Lacombe the other from China, for an undisclosed amount.
Longtime owner [...]
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Road construction begins for Star Creek logging
Construction of a logging road for the controversial plan to log near Star Creek has begun, prompting opposition from a local scientist who says the province is [...]
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Six ways citizens are giving back in the Pass this Christmas
Pass residents who have come down with severe cases of generosity and community spirit this holiday season have plenty of worthy organizations to support. Here are the [...]
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Eleven Bridges - Not to Far
In the heart of the Alberta Badlands you will find the tiny village of Wayne, a coal-mining town that once had a population of 3,000 which has now dwindled to about forty diehard residents. Wayne is just a few miles southeast of Drumheller and if you are ever [...]
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Animal bylaw postponed
Council has postponed approval of the animal control bylaw over a number of concerns, including cats.
“There’s no comment within the bylaw about [...]
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Community Futures proposes loan program to encourage investment
Community Futures Crowsnest Pass is unveiling a business improvement loan program and is asking the municipality to pay the interest on the loans for a period of five years.
At a presentation to council on Dec. 9, chairperson Shane Stewart said [...]
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UROC seeks municipal help for trail expansion in Pass
The United Riders of Crowsnest have plans to turn the Pass into a mountain biking destination.
But it won’t come cheap.
On Dec. 9, representatives from the United Riders of Crowsnest (UROC) asked council for [...]
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Passtrak showing skills
Six Passtrak athletes took part in their first indoor track meet of the season at the University of Calgary on December 6th.
Keely Anderson competed in three events in the 10 and under girl’s category. She ran the [...]
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Council approves funding for community groups in 2015
As part of the ongoing budget process, council has approved funding for a number of community groups that will be offering services and events in 2015.
“I think these are [...]
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Robb Nash brings message of hope
Using a combination of videos, humour and rock and roll, musician Robb Nash gave a presentation to hundreds of local high school students on some difficult [...]
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Small businesses are left behind
The digital revolution is leaving small businesses behind said Jeff Wright, media account consultant with Yellow Pages Canada, to members of the Crowsnest Pass Chamber of Commerce.
“The challenge of a small businessperson is [...]
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Division over new development staff for 2015
At a budget meeting on Nov. 27, administrators argued that the municipality needs extra development staff but a handful of councillors are dead set against any new hires for 2015.
About a half a dozen new positions are being [...]
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Get ready for comedy for a good cause
On Dec. 13, The Greenhill Hotel is hosting a Yuk Yuks fundraising event for the Crowsnest Pass Women’s Resource Crisis Centre.
The evening will feature [...]
December 17th ~ Vol. 84 No. 49
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