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Crowsnest Pass Herald Front Page
Dance-a-thon
The students of Horace Allen School and Isabelle Sellon School held a dance-a-thon on May 18. The event was organized by the parents’ council of HAS and the advisory council of ISS. Scott Warris DJed the event and both ISS principal Paul Pichurski and HAS assistant principal Myrna Dembicki were pied for the occasion. HAS raised about $7,155, ISS collected $4,273 for a grand total of about $11,428. HAS has more students. The proceeds will be split between the two schools to pay for special programming.
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Crowsnest Pass Weather
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Conservation volunteers to survey local amphibians in the Pass
The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) kicked off its 2015 Conservation Volunteers (CV) season with an evening of amphibious adventures at the Frayn conservation property, located on the west end of the Blairmore townsite in the Crowsnest Pass.
The group of 16 volunteers, joined by NCC staff and professional biologist Yvonne Bazin, braved the rainy conditions [...]
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Diego Syz - Stop n Talk
Carried Away
What I’ve come to realize is that in this day and age everything seems to be about the greater output. It’s all about what can be made bigger, better, stronger and faster. From business aspects to leisurely activities, it’s all been consumed by [...]
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Out of a tent, into a cell, Lowe gets ten months for Subway assault
Living in a tent, schizophrenic, addicted to crack cocaine, Crowsnest resident Kenneth Lowe was in a bad way long before he assaulted Coleman Subway manager Prabha Sharma for no apparent reason.
The Crown and defence factored in this history of mental illness, substance abuse and [...]
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Funds needed for York Creek expansion
After the previous council allocated $1 million for the York Creek Lodge expansion, the municipality will need to borrow $700,000 to honour the pledge.
In 2010, the municipality committed the million dollars on condition that [...]
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Dinosaur theme for festival
From July 30 to Aug. 3, the Doors Open and Heritage Festival will be celebrating the ancient reptiles that ruled the Pass long ago.
The theme for this year’s festival is Stones and Bones: our Native, Dinosaur and Archaeology Heritage.
The festival is being kicked off with [...]
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Previous Issues
SPECIAL FEATURE
Diego Syz - Stop n Talk
Fifty shades of black
Some analysts are claiming last week’s stunning electoral landslide that propelled the New Democrats to power is the result of the province’s changing demographics.
But at least one political scientist is saying [...]
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Looking back at 1980
Thirty five years ago I chose to move to a new job at Line Creek Mine and to live in Fernie. So for the next 25 years I was somewhat disconnected from the going’s on here in the Pass and have spent the last ten trying to get [...]
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Dispute over chickens leaves two dogs dead in Elkford
An Elkford woman is accusing her neighbour of shooting and killing her dogs when they entered his yard and killed his chickens.
Jen Bryant said her dog Raven was wearing a collar with her name and number when neighbour James Bonnell shot her.
“I know this because [...]
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Story 4 - 150513 Crowsnest Pass Herald
Survey says Pass wants a summer festival
Data obtained by the Pass Herald shows there could be substantial public support for Thunder in the Valley/Rum Runner Days or a similar summer festival.
The data was collected in an [...]
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Story 5 - 150513 Crowsnest Pass Herald
False alarm at the lakes
Emergency services are saying that a phone call that brought the RCMP, Fish and Wildlife, Crowsnest Pass Fire/Rescue, EMS and STARS air ambulance to the Crowsnest Lake on May 9 was [...]
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Story 1 - 150506 Crowsnest Pass Herald
A crazy tragic true love story at the chapel
After the recent loss of her adopted family, a 19-year old bride expecting triplets wed the love of her life last week at the little Wayside Chapel off Highway 3 in Bellevue but not before [...]
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Story 2 - 150506 Crowsnest Pass Herald
Muswellbrook, New South Wales, Australia; a town near a coal mine
Riversdale Resources executives were touting the Bengalla Mine in New South Wales, Australia as a successful example of a coal mine built near a community as they presented rail load out options for the Grassy Mountain Coal Project at an open house on April 22.
Riversdale’s managing director Steve Mallyon said [...]
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Rum Runner Days Committee calls it quits citing negative public feedback
There will be no Rum Runner Days this year.
The summer festival was scheduled for July 17 to 19 and would have featured a pancake breakfast, a parade, a live concert in the Isabelle Sellon School (ISS) soccer field and a beer garden. There would have also been [...]
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Story 4 - 150506 Crowsnest Pass Herald
Mine rescue teams prepare
The Elk Valley mining industry’s emergency responders will be putting a show on Saturday, May 9 at the 94th East Kootenay Zone Surface Mine Rescue and First Aid Competition.
The annual competition is hosted locally by [...]
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Diego Syz - Stop n Talk
Before Time Runs Out
Some of the best times I ever had were the result of attending strange venues that, normally I wouldn’t ever think of entertaining. For whatever reason, it’s been my experience that throwing caution to the wind and letting the universe guide you where it may, proves to be [...]
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