December 10th, 2014 ~ Vol. 84 No. 48
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- Christmas Parade
- Longtime owners reflect
  on 20 years running
  historic Cosmopolitan
  Hotel
- Pastor’s Pen
- Council approves
  funding for community
  groups in 2015
- Talk about Life
- Charity Check Stop
- RCMP Stats
- Classifieds
- Puzzle Page
- Robb Nash brings
  message of hope
- Shop locally this
  holiday season
- Six ways citizens are
  giving back in the Pass
  this Christmas
- Family fun at Powder
  Keg
- Community Calendar
- Question of the Week
- Letters to the Editor
- Bricks & Boquets
- CAO praises response
  to storm event
- Road construction
  begins for Star Creek
  logging
- Christmas in the
  Crowsnest Pass
Crowsnest Pass Herald Front Page
Christmas Parade
On December 5, dozens of residents bundled up against the cold and lined 20th Avenue in Blairmore for the annual Christmas in the Mountains Parade. Municipal officials handed out candy to revelers who warmed themselves by a fire before Mayor Blair Painter lit up the community’s Christmas tree. Some shops around town stayed open late allowing residents to get in their Christmas shopping.
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Council approves funding for community groups in 2015
As part of the ongoing budget process, council has approved funding for a number of community groups that will be offering services and events in 2015.
“I think these are [...]
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Robb Nash brings message of hope
Using a combination of videos, humour and rock and roll, musician Robb Nash gave a presentation to hundreds of local high school students on some difficult [...]
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Small businesses are left behind
The digital revolution is leaving small businesses behind said Jeff Wright, media account consultant with Yellow Pages Canada, to members of the Crowsnest Pass Chamber of Commerce.
“The challenge of a small businessperson is [...]
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Division over new development staff for 2015
At a budget meeting on Nov. 27, administrators argued that the municipality needs extra development staff but a handful of councillors are dead set against any new hires for 2015.
About a half a dozen new positions are being [...]
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Get ready for comedy for a good cause
On Dec. 13, The Greenhill Hotel is hosting a Yuk Yuks fundraising event for the Crowsnest Pass Women’s Resource Crisis Centre.
The evening will feature [...]
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Mayor calls for reinstatement of Hillcrest fire hall at awards
Mayor Blair Painter is appealing to the community’s former volunteer firefighters to help re-form a fire hall in Hillcrest.
“It is the intention of [...]
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Real estate investment paves way for one stop super store shopping
A mother’s investment in her two daughters has created a firm foundation for three entrepreneurs to give the Pass a one-stop shop for everything from phones to flowers.
“People can get [...]
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Longtime owners reflect on 20 years running historic Cosmopolitan Hotel
After twenty years of running the historic Cosmopolitan Hotel in Blairmore, its owners are selling their business to two couples, one from Lacombe the other from China, for an undisclosed amount.
Longtime owner [...]
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Road construction begins for Star Creek logging
Construction of a logging road for the controversial plan to log near Star Creek has begun, prompting opposition from a local scientist who says the province is [...]
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Six ways citizens are giving back in the Pass this Christmas
Pass residents who have come down with severe cases of generosity and community spirit this holiday season have plenty of worthy organizations to support. Here are the [...]
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Eleven Bridges - Not to Far
In the heart of the Alberta Badlands you will find the tiny village of Wayne, a coal-mining town that once had a population of 3,000 which has now dwindled to about forty diehard residents. Wayne is just a few miles southeast of Drumheller and if you are ever [...]
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Animal bylaw postponed
Council has postponed approval of the animal control bylaw over a number of concerns, including cats.
“There’s no comment within the bylaw about [...]
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B.C. government approves Teck’s water quality plan
A plan to address the ongoing contamination of the Elk Valley watershed due to decades of coal mining has been approved by the B.C. government.
“This plan represents [...]
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Stone’s Throw Café turns eleven
Through sweat equity and dedication, Pass residents Steve and Jessica Atkinson have transformed the Stone’s Throw Café into one of the community’s most recognizable establishments.
They’ve also [...]
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Star Creek logging; It’s about water
Star Creek harvesting, it's not their fault! This was the message put forth by the Southern Rockies Watershed Research Project Team (SRWP), in a recent letter to the editor of the Crowsnest Pass Herald. Their letter, in response to another letter to the editor by a Crowsnest Pass resident concerned about the experimental nature of the planned harvest, reads like [...]
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