September 17th, 2014 ~ Vol. 84 No. 36

- Thunder Challenge
- Turtle Mountain moving
  at snail’s pace
- Walk and Rollathon
- Detachment commander
  will stay until
  replacement found
- RCMP Stats
- Classifieds
- Puzzle Page
- Car thieves plead guilty
- Bear Briefs
- Who’s in charge
- Pinch-o-Crows compete
  in national tournament
- Community Calendar
- Question of the Week
- Letters to the Editor
- Fish and Wildlife report
  very active bear season
- Council and
  administration discuss
  Thunder in the Valley
- Bricks & Boquets
Crowsnest Pass Herald Front Page
Thunder Challenge
Calgary Hitmen goalie Evan Johnson makes a save in a game against the Lethbridge Hurricanes on Sept. 13. The Hitmen went on to defeat the Hurricanes 2-1. The Hitmen, the Lethbridge Hurricanes and the Kootenay Ice completed the 2014 WHL pre-season by taking part in the sixth annual Thunder Challenge at the Coleman Sports Complex over the weekend. The event raised funds for the local minor hockey association, the Ricky Ryp Foundation and other charitable causes.
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Detachment commander will stay until replacement found
Crowsnest Pass RCMP detachment commander Kevin McKenna might not be in the Pass for much longer, but he will not be leaving until his superiors find a suitable replacement.
“My bosses are telling me [...]
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Fish and Wildlife report very active bear season
Though an uncertified teacher, students of Horace Allen School (HAS) received a lesson in wildlife management from a small black bear on Sept. 15.
The bear had been caught in [...]
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Previous Issues
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Prentice wins PC leadership race
Jim Prentice has been declared the premier-designate of Alberta after winning the PC leadership race.
According to the party, 23,386 votes were cast with Prentice receiving 17,963 – 77 per cent of the vote. Rival candidates Ric McIver and Thomas Lukaszuk received [...]
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Council discusses garbage disposal issues in the Pass
On September 2, council and administration were raising a stink over a host of garbage disposal issues.
It began with a discussion on an overflowing dumpster in West Blairmore but led to complaints about the excessive amount of [...]
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The Great Canadian Barn Dance
So this summer has been for Lorraine and me a series of wonderful adventures travelling to dance jamborees in Alberta communities like Condor, Hanna and Eckville. There we found great music, lots of dancing and a chance to meet people from all across the western provinces. Boy, what I can tell you that [...]
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Livingstone School’s Road Scholars are bound for educational trip to Turkey
From March 20th to 29th teachers Alan Friesen and Sue-Anne Uphill, teachers at Livingstone School in Lundbreck, will be taking a group of students on a guided tour of Turkey. [...]
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Big time comedians performing at Pincher for SPCA
On Sept. 11, the Raise the Woof comedy tour is performing at Pincher Creek Community Hall to raise funds for the Pincher Creek Humane Society/ SPCA (PCHS/SPCA).
The evening will feature three comedians with [...]
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Crowsnest Pass Weather
Current Weather
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Turtle Mountain moving at snail’s pace
Turtle Mountain is moving but the chances of another catastrophic rockslide are extremely low said Todd Shipman, a geologist with the Alberta Geological Survey, at a council meeting on Sept. 9.
In presentation on the Turtle Mountain Early Warning System, Shipman said the mountain has been moving between [...]
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Car thieves plead guilty
The two men who committed a four-day crime spree across Alberta and B.C. pleaded guilty to a number of charges in Cranbrook Provincial Court on Aug. 25.
According to the B.C. Ministry of Justice, [...]
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Council and administration discuss Thunder in the Valley
The deadline for organizing next year’s Thunder in the Valley fireworks show is fast approaching, said Mayor Blair Painter.
“If we’re serious about this we need to get on it,” said Painter at a governance and priorities meeting on Sept. 9, where council and administration [...]
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Davis Dodge one step closer to sales lot at Mall
After much wrangling over the provision of utilities, parking and the true meaning of municipal bylaws, Davis Dodge is one step closer to being allowed to set up a temporary sales lot at [...]
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Heidi Farmer of Kootenay Tae Kwon Do brings home silver medal
Recently, I travelled with Kootenay Tae Kwon Do to Jamaica for the 2014 World Cup in Montego Bay, Jamaica. I have been training Tae Kwon Do a long time, since I was 6 years old, I am now 13 and going to the [...]
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Jim Prentice takes questions from area residents
After outlining his five-point plan for governing the province in front of several dozen residents at Lion’s Hall on Aug. 27, PC leadership candidate Jim Prentice took questions from the audience on a range of issues including [...]
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Meet your Progressive Conservative leadership candidates
PC Party members will elect the next premier. The first ballot vote for the PC leadership will be held Sept. 6. If no candidate receives more than 50 per cent on the first ballot, the top two candidates will compete in a second ballot vote on [...]
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Highway 940 closed for repair work
In an effort to address traffic safety issues, Highway 940 will be closed for repair work until about Oct. 31.
Ranchland CAO Greg Brkich says the work will [...]
September 17th ~ Vol. 84 No. 36
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