February 18th, 2015 ~ Vol. 85 No. 7

- Derailment
- Mine receives museum
- Cadet Speaking
- Crowsnest Opportunity
  Cooperative looking for
  new venture
- Talk about Life
- Locally based
  electrician is turning
  sunshine into dollar
- The Health Corner
- RCMP Stats
- Classifieds
- Puzzle Page
- Condominium home
- Happy Chinese New
- Stakeholders clash
  over AltaLink's new line
  through Crowsnest Pass
- Ghostrider playoff
- Community Calendar
- Question of the Week
- Letters to the Editor
- Bricks & Boquets
- Rick's Corner
- Full Disclosure
- Underground Mine
Crowsnest Pass Herald Front Page
A westbound Canadian Pacific freight train carrying crude oil derailed east of Frank at about 4:30 a.m. on Saturday, February 14th. According to CP officials, 12 cars derailed, two of which toppled over. Crews are in the process of realigning the remaining ten. No leaks have been reported and no injuries occurred during the derailment. CP Rail has not released an estimate on how long the cleanup will take. The cause of the derailment has not been released.
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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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Previous Issues
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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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Historic Bellevue Inn damaged in early morning blaze
On Jan. 30, the call came in at about 2 a.m. that the historic Bellevue Inn was on fire.
Crowsnest Pass Fire/Rescue arrived at the establishment, located on 213th Street in Bellevue, finding the front of the structure engulfed in flame.
It took [...]
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The RumRunner turns eleven, celebrations to ensue
The RumRunner will be celebrating eleven years in business on Friday, Feb. 13, and restaurant staff are asking patrons to put away their out-dated superstitions, come out, and enjoy some canapés.
The appreciation event will feature [...]
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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 [...]
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 [...]
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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Special Olympic Team prepares
In a few weeks, more than 700 athletes from across the province and the Northwest Territories will be gathering in Grande Prairie to compete in the 2015 Special Olympics Alberta Winter Games.
Among them will be [...]
Crowsnest Pass Real Estate
Wherever I go, there is a good chance someone will ask me about the state of our real estate. Though we’re doing better than many people think, we still have room for improvement.
While I don’t have a crystal ball which would allow me to make sweeping predictions about our future, [...]
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New Stakeholder group to challenge AltaLink
Last Sunday night a group of about twenty five Talon Peak/Lee Lake/Passburg area residents met at a Talon Peak residence to form an official stakeholders group in response to AltaLink’s latest route proposal.
MD of Pincher Creek councillor Terry Yagos, an area landowner, spoke at length about the [...]
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