July 22nd., 2015 ~ Vol. 85 No. 29
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- Taking a Bite out of
  the Competition
- Former Blairmore
  firefighter helps win
  hockey gold at World
  Police & Fire Games
- Piranhas take a bite
  out of the competition
- Geoffe Legge alleges
  screw-up on Tecumseh
  Drive to council
- Hillcrest fire hall
  soon to re-open
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- Rumhead Enduro &
  Bootleg Bikefest
- Postal worker Rose
  Gail retires after 17
  years
- Vendors welcome
- Looking Back
- Vendors offer
  experimental cuisine
  at Taste of Crowsnest
- Question of the Week
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- Landfill makes huge
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Crowsnest Pass Herald Front Page
Taking a Bite out of the Competition
The Crowsnest Pass Piranhas held their annual swim meet on Friday and Saturday, July 17th and 18th. 30 swimmers competed in the event with aggregate medals awarded to Reed Plosz, Quinn Douglas, Olivia Collings, Jorja Mercer-Penney, Lyndon Ewen and Samantha Bleich.
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Crowsnest Pass Weather
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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
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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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Previous Issues
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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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Will the Grassy Mountain Coal Project be good for the golf course?
There are many great golf courses located near industrial developments, said Crowsnest Pass Golf & Country Club (CNPGCC) superintendent Waren Geitz.
Often when looking for a place to build a course, industrial sites are the only properties available. In fact [...]
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Looking Back by John Kinnear
The Cycle of Lime - Ancient Chemistry
So it seems that the history of the usage of lime, like that generated for a time at the Frank Lime Kilns, goes back at least 14,000 years. Burning limestone rock at high temperatures produces a mineral (lime) that was used in such historic monuments as [...]
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I went on the inaugural hike of Crowsnest Outdoors, and there was wine
On June 30, I set out to climb Turtle Mountain along with Crowsnest Outdoors co-founder Heather Davis and member Amy Rienzo.
Crowsnest Outdoors is a [...]
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SPECIAL FEATURE
50 Shades of Black  by Ezra Black
Money and the Women’s World Cup
On Sunday, I stopped off at a bar in Fernie to watch the U.S. Women’s National Team beat a highly skilled Japanese side 5-2 to win their first championship in 16 years.
I really meant to watch [...]
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Community day a success at Monte Vista Mobile Home Park
“I’ve seen a lot of mobile home parks in B.C. and Alberta and this is one of the best,” said Karen Pickett, resident of Monte Vista Mobile Home Park in Hillcrest. “Here everyone is [...]
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