February 12th, 2014 ~ Vol. 84 No. 6

- Jump Rope for Heart
- Surrendered dogs still
  looking for homes
- Crowsnest Centre over
  budget, behind schedule
- Victim Services still
  active in Pass
- RCMP Stats
- Classifieds
- Local artists to reunite
  for Valentines Day
- Crowsnest Pass
  Municipal Council
  meeting update
- Who’s in charge
- Historic Bellevue Inn
  has new owners
- Community Calendar
- Letters to the Editor
- Group|Vachon requests
  concept development
  plan from council
- Money Matters
- A celebration of the
  music of neil Diamond
- Australia Day
  celebrations raise funds
  for Health Foundation
- Bricks & Boquets
Crowsnest Pass Herald Front Page
Jump Rope for Heart
Students at Horace Allen School traded their desks for jump ropes during the annual Jump Rope for Heart campaign on Feb. 7 at the school gym. The students raised around $4,400 for the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
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Crowsnest Centre over budget, behind schedule
The demolition of the Crowsnest Centre is behind schedule and extra asbestos discovered at the site is costing the municipality an additional $154,000.
“Where they found additional asbestos was in [...]
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Historic Bellevue Inn has new owners
If you’re thinking that Frank and Patricia Green, the new owners of the historic Bellevue Inn, will be radically changing the place, you can put your fears to rest.
That is, unless [...]
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Previous Issues
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Province and municipality pool resources for FireSmart
The Municipality of Crowsnest Pass is partnering with Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development ESRD to conduct FireSmart work as part of the Crowsnest Pass Wildfire Mitigation Strategy.
The FireSmart program will control wildfires by [...]
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Students put on recycle fashion show at High School
“As Canadians we recycle,” says Pisony, “Canadians are about the environment and recycling. There’s no reason to throw something away that can be recycled into the trashcan.”
One of the ensembles was made from [...]
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The Lights on Grassy Mountain
It was interesting to study the front page Riversdale drilling setup picture that ran last week in the Herald. It looks like a fairly busy place up there on the top of Grassy with lighting plants, trailers, a drill rig with pipe rack and cyclone, a water tank, a small loader and even a snow cat parked off to the side.
Seeing this high mountain setup brought back [...]
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Coal may once again be ‘king’ in Pass
Anthony Martin, CFO for Riversdale Resources, flew into Canada from Australia to meet with Council at the Tuesday, January 21st meeting.
Also meeting with the group was Peter Murray, Operations Manager; Laureen Whyte, Aboriginal Relations and Morgan Tanner, Community Relations.
Riversdale Resources Limited, established [...]
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Grand Opening for Black Rock Pizzeria and Bamboo Bistro
John and Erica Warlow invited guests to the Grand Opening of Black Rock Pizzeria and Bakery and Bamboo Bistro on 129 Street in Blairmore on Saturday, January 25th.
“We were packed all day with well over [...]
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Surrendered dogs still looking for homes
On Oct. 8, an overburdened breeder surrendered 57 dogs to A Better Chance Animal Rescue in Pincher Creek.
Among them were boxers, terriers and golden doodles; many of them were [...]
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Local artists to reunite for Valentines Day performance
Local artist Jeff Chambers started playing the piano at the age of five. Then, like many young people, he became interested in rock and roll, so he picked up the guitar.
When he was twelve years old he [...]
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Victim Services still active in Pass
Despite administrative changes the Crowsnest Pass still has an active Victim Services Unit and is looking for volunteers.
“There’s some questions in the community, do [we] still have a unit or not? Because of the [...]
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Ben Wong’s welcomes the ‘Year of the Horse’
Ben Wong still remembers celebrating Chinese New Year as a boy living in Hong Kong.
His parents would hand him an envelope of money, red for luck, and say gong xi fa cai, which is a declaration of congratulations and a wish for [...]
Who's in Charge - S.C. Rudegan
Who's in Charge
Two news stories this past week demonstrate what happens when we don’t pay attention. When we ignore the fact that more and more interest groups with dangerous agendas are subverting our rights.
No, I’m not a conspiracy nut. Nor a left-wing fanatic. I take my prescribed medications and I try not to watch too many [...]
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Busy season ahead for Public Art Gallery
The Crowsnest Pass Public Art Gallery is gearing up for a busy winter season, starting with their annual winter show, which will be showcasing talent from Crowsnest Pass and surrounding areas.
The winter show, called “No Particular Topic” will open [...]
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Ratepayer meeting update
The Ratepayers Association held their first meeting of the year on Thursday, January 23rd at the Hillcrest Miners Club.
Issues brought up in the meeting included [...]
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Library Board updates council on board initiatives
Penny Warris, Chairperson of the Crowsnest Pass Municipal Library Board, met with council to highlight some of the changes and future of the board. “One of the roles of our board is advocacy, so we are here to [...]
Who's in Charge - S.C. Rudegan
Who's in Charge
A news story this past week has me wondering about the idiots running the world. A man I once worked with told me that to understand people you have to figure out what they are committed to. It may not be something you agree with – but everyone is [...]
February 12th ~ Vol. 84 No. 6
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