July 29th, 2015 ~ Vol. 85 No. 30
- Ripping it up at
  Ricky Ryp Golf Tourney
- Community groups
  unite to fight weeds
  in Hillcrest
- Pass’ Community Peace
  Officer will be
  joining the RCMP
- Chief Administrative
  report to council
- Feds make funds
  available for public
  to comment on Grassy
- RCMP Stats
- Classifieds
- Puzzle Page
- Economic Development
- Masked robber strikes
- 50 Shades of Black
- Tim Hus Kicks off
  Heritage Day Weekend
  at the Rum Runner in
- Crowsnest artist win
- Hog Heavenly Donation
- Community Calendar
- Question of the Week
- Doors Open Heritage
  Festival Schedule
- Crowsnest Pass is
  ‘Doors Open’
- Grassy Mountain Coal
  project and Golf
- Teck Local Union
- Council delays
  transfer water
  license to Riversdale
- Letters to the Editor
- Bricks & Boquets
- MLA Stier warns
  government debt
  risking Alberta’s future
- Crowsnest artist wins
  ‘Red Ribbon First’ at
  Calgary Stampede
Crowsnest Pass Herald Front Page
Ripping it up at Ricky Ryp Golf Tourney
DJ McDougal tees off at the Ricky Ryp Foundation's annual Charity Golf Tournament. The tournament was played on July 25 & 26 and raised funds to continue Rick Rypien's legacy of charitable works.
Crowsnest Pass Weather
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Grassy Mountain Coal project and Golf course
The Grassy Mountain Coal Project took a mini step forward July 21, when council gave conditional approval to locate the coal loading facility for the proposed mine on the [...]
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Crowsnest artist wins ‘Red Ribbon First’ at Calgary Stampede
Yvonne Martinez is sometimes asked why she likes painting birds.
“If somebody painted flowers, would they be asked why they paint flowers?” she rhetorically asked over coffee at the Stone’s Throw Cafe. “It goes without saying that [...]
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Masked robber strikes
On July 20 at around 10 p.m., a masked robber entered the Best Canadian Motor Inn in Coleman and made off with [...]
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Pass’ Community Peace Officer will be joining the RCMP
After three years serving the community, Community Peace Officer Vincent Duguay will be leaving the Pass and joining the RCMP.
“I’ve been here since the program started,” he said. “I’ve met [...]
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Community groups unite to fight weeds in Hillcrest
In the lead up to the war in Iraq Condoleezza Rice said, “We need a common enemy to unite us.”
Those words rang true last week when eighteen volunteers from a coalition of local organizations met along the [...]
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Previous Issues
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Former Blairmore firefighter helps win hockey gold at World Police and Fire Games
Like an emergency services version of Paul Henderson, a former member of the Blairmore Fire Department has helped beat out the Ruskies to win a gold medal at the World Police and Fire Games in Fairfax County, West Virginia.
On Canada Day, Calgary’s firefighter hockey team and [...]
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Hillcrest fire hall to reopen by the end of the summer
By the end of the summer, Hillcrest will have its own fire station since a bitter restructuring of the Pass’ emergency services saw the firing of a longtime fire chief, the resignation of dozens of volunteer firefighters and its closure.
Interim fire chief Curtis Stevens said [...]
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Postal worker retires after 17 years
Rose Sage, your friendly neighbourhood mail carrier, has many fond memories of working for Canada Post.
Like back during the height of the 2001 anthrax attacks when it looked like the Blairmore Post Office had become [...]
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Vendors offer experimental cuisine at Taste of Crowsnest
Chocolate chips met bacon with delicious results at the Taste of Crowsnest food festival on July 16.
“The girls at the cafe thought I must be pregnant to come up with such a crazy combination, bacon and chocolate chips,” said Jessica Atkinson, co-owner of the Stone’s Throw Cafe. “But I’m not. It just seemed to me that
Looking Back by John Kinnear
Checker Tomkins - A Canadian Code-Talker Story
When first I heard about code-talkers years ago I thought it to be an amazing concept, one of utilizing obscure languages to help in war time radio communications. I recall the big brouhaha about the movie Windtalkers which starred [...]
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New lungs and a new life for Coleman resident
March 24, 2015 is Ron Ockey’s new birthday.
That’s the day an anonymous donor gave the Coleman resident the gift of lungs and a second chance at life.
The 63-year old just got home after three months of [...]
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Feats of strength at Sinister 7
Cramping and tired, Anna Koevot, a plucky member of the Crowsnest Consolidates High School (CCHS) running team handily finished the third leg of the grueling Sinister 7.
“It was the hardest thing I’ve ever done and it feels [...]
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Taste of Crowsnest food festival back for fourth year
On July 16, the Taste of Crowsnest food festival will be back for a fourth year of food, drink and charity. [...]
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Could Oakridge, Oregon, become a spitting image of the Pass?
For decades, Oakridge, Oregon, a community nestled in the foothills of the Western Cascade Mountains, was a booming lumber town but by the early 1990s, the lumber industry had collapsed, and Oakridge has struggled ever since, losing [...]
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Municipality to borrow $10 million to finance capital projects
The municipality is borrowing $10 million to help finance almost $53 million in capital projects as part of the 10-Year Capital Plan.
“That’s the grim story of the next ten years when it comes to [...]
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