October 8th, 2014 ~ Vol. 84 No. 39
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Fire Safety
The students of Horace Allen School (HAS) received a lesson in fire safety on October 6, starting with a fire drill at 10:15 a.m. When the students were safely outside, a fire truck from the Crowsnest Pass Fire/Rescue Department arrived, lights and sirens from their fire truck ablaze.
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There Ain’t Nobody Here But Us Chickens
I was going over some old columns of mine and came across this dilly from 1995. My goodness I have been at this now for nineteen years and when I first started there wasn’t any interesting story I wouldn’t go to great lengths to develop. So here is a [...]
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Riversdale Resources unveils rail load out options
On Sept. 30, the Crowsnest Pass came one step closer to having a working coal mine as Riversdale Resources revealed three rail load out options for the proposed Grassy Mountain Coal Project.
All three proposed options involve [...]
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Previous Issues
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A blast from the Crowsnest’s past
Treasure hunters, history buffs and reality television fans assembled at the Frank Slide Interpretive Centre on Saturday to participate in the search for the Lost Treasures of the Crowsnest Past.
“This whole thing came about just before [...]
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York Creek Lodge residents looking forward to bigger rooms
The provincial and federal governments are investing about $9.12 million into York Creek Lodge in Blairmore.
“I think its going to make everybody a lot happier because its going to [...]
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Happy 101 Birthday Ella
When Ella Braun was born, the Ottoman Empire still controlled much of the Middle East, the Romanov’s were celebrating 300 years of ruling Russia, Sir Robert Borden was [...]
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Crowsnest Consolidated Academic and Athletic Awards
On Sept. 18 and 20, the Crowsnest Consolidated High School’s gym was packed with alumni, students, educators and supporters celebrating the student body’s academic and athletic achievements from the 2013-14 school year. More than [...]
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Crosstown traffic up for debate
On Sept. 16, council discussed a host of traffic problems, citing the local school division, the Ministry of Transportation and crumbling infrastructure as major offenders.
It began with [...]
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A hard line on domestic violence
At a council meeting in July, the RCMP revealed data on criminal code offences in the Crowsnest Pass, which showed that personal crimes increased 30 per cent between 2006 and 2013.
These offences include [...]
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Environmental issues raised at Riversdale open house
Selenium contamination of the community’s water resources will be an issue for the proposed Grassy Mountain coal project, said Dane McCoy, Millennium EMS Solutions (MEMS) environmental coordinator.
“The geology of the Crowsnest Pass is the same geology as [...]
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FEATURE COLUMNIST
Who's in Charge - S.C. Rudegan
Who's in Charge
Since 2003, some 4500 American soldiers have been killed in Iraq and over thirty-two thousand wounded. More than 500,000 Iraqi citizens have died. The U.S. government has spent $1.1 trillion on [...]
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Accidental 911 calls could cost you money
Data obtained by the Pass Herald reveals that the Crowsnest Pass RCMP had received 66 false or abandoned 911 calls from the beginning of the year to Aug. 12.
“We get a high number of [...]
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Animal deterrent bylaw in effect
On Sept. 24, increased bear activity caused the municipality to start an enforcement campaign.
“Our peace officers are checking to make sure people are properly storing their garbage and making sure they don’t [...]
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Independent filmmakers unite for documentary on the smalls
Anybody who’s anybody, who was a fan of alternative music in Western Canada in the 90s, will remember the smalls.
The smalls rocked much of the country with songs like [...]
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Local child needs funds for life changing surgery
After being diagnosed with cerebral palsy at the age of one, Ryan Macleod, 3, needs life altering surgery to help him live a better life.
“Ryan is such a happy little fella [...]
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Things my Father Said
My father, John Kinnear Senior, was a special man who worked most of his life here in the Pass as a miner, mine surveyor, Coleman Volunteer Brigade Fire Chief and Town Foreman. He was known for his willingness to help out in any situation and for his [...]
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