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Bullseye
Dart players from as far away as the Northwest Territories and Nunavut gathered at the Bellevue Legion on Friday and Saturday for the 2015 Royal Canadian Legion Alberta - NWT Command Provincial Dart Championships.
“It’s huge for a small branch to host this,” said District Commander Karen Shaw. “Bellevue bid on this because it was a wild card. [We got it after] the town that was supposedto host this couldn’t.”
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A Q & A with a Castle Mountain random camper
They’ve been living in the bush since July but several weeks ago, Environment and Sustainable Resource Development (ESRD) forestry officers and the RCMP ordered a group of random campers to leave their campsite South of Castle Mountain Resort for violating [...]
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Spardell Mobile Home Park residents fed up with sub-par service
From Jan. 28 to Feb. 3, a Sparwood mother and her three children were living without running water.
She made do transporting water jugs to a neighbour’s house, refilling them every couple days and taking her children down [...]
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Mine receives museum designation
Last week, the Bellevue Underground Mine received museum designation from the Alberta Museums Association (AMA).
“It’s quite an achievement because it means we uphold professional standards,” said Elaine Hruby, Executive Director of the Bellevue Underground Mine. “Visitors can now [...]
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Grass-Fed Meats
Grass-fed, grain-fed, vegetarian fed, free range, cage-free. These are words that you may be familiar with when it comes to buying meat and eggs. In my last column I wrote about the mistaken belief that [...]
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Diego Syz - Stop n Talk
Who doesn't need encouragement?
Ever since I’ve had the pleasure of returning home to the Crowsnest Pass and starting this column, I’ve been approached in the street by a fair number of people who express to me their support for the [...]
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MLA Pat Stier busy with new roles with Wildrose Opposition
Livingstone-Macleod MLA Pat Stier has been a lot busier since nine MLAs, including former leader Danielle Smith crossed to Alberta’s governing Progressive Conservative party.
“My new role as an [...]
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Diego Syz - Stop n Talk
What’s the right gift?
As Valentine’s Day quickly approaches, I can’t help but overhear the random conversations that most of the men around here are having. It usually starts off with, “what should I get my wife?” It is then immediately met with [...]
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Cause of Frank derailment will take a year to determine: CP spokesperson
According to Transport Canada, 144 carloads of crude oil were shipped by rail in this country in 2009 but that figure increased to 127,925 in 2013.
Last week, 12 of those cars derailed in Frank, two of them [...]
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Gushul Studio to be designated municipal historic resource
The Gushul Studio and Cottage could soon be designated a municipal historic resource.
On Feb. 17, council passed a notification of intention to grant the Blairmore landmark historic status after [...]
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Diego Syz - Stop n Talk
Who are you anyways?
Ever since the dawn of conscious thought, or at least the introduction of Greek philosophy, man has been in an endless search to unlock the mysteries of our origin. Besides love, war and power, it is one of the most [...]
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CNP Music Festival update
The Crowsnest Pass Music Festival is pleased to announce the return of the festival, from March 9-13, 2015.
Adjudicator Adam Lefaivre will visit from Calgary to offer advice to budding guitarists, banjo players, mandolin players, and electric bassists.
For piano, bowed strings, orchestra, vocal and musical theatre, we are pleased to announce [...]
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Crowsnest Opportunity Development Cooperative looking for new venture
The Crowsnest Opportunity Development Cooperative (CODC) is looking to invest in a new project and might be challenging local entrepreneurs to pitch their ideas Dragons’ Den style.
“We’ve talked about [...]
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Stakeholders clash over AltaLink's new line through Crowsnest Pass
Tempers flared at information sessions in Cowley and Lundbreck last week as AltaLink unveiled a second possible route for the Castle Rock Ridge to Chapel Rock power line.
AltaLink had been pushing for the line to take a [...]
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Berger announces bid for re-election
On Saturday, in front of small crowd at the Blairmore Lions Club, former MLA Evan Berger, 54, announced his bid for the Progressive Conservative nomination for the constituency of Livingstone-Macleod.
He was inspired to seek re-election by [...]
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Usher, Bailey, Kyslik and Wynn - Fallen Heroes
The senseless murder of Constable David Matthew Wynn in a St. Albert, Alberta casino this January 17th once again reminded us all of the fact that police officers put themselves at risk every day and that sometimes it goes terribly wrong. And that there are low-life dangerous people walking amongst us that have no respect for the law.
This has been the case [...]
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Council undertakes tax recovery from River Run
Looks like those River Run properties are finally moving.
At a meeting on Feb. 9, council took possession of most of the failed real estate development for $500,690.
The decision comes after [...]
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