September 23rd, 2015 ~ Vol. 85 No. 37
$1.00
HOME
CLASSIFIEDS
WEATHER
RCMP STATS
WORLD NEWS
CANADA NEWS
ALTERNATIVE
CONTACT US
ARCHIVES
SUBSCRIPTIONS
STORY IDEA,
COMMENT,
OR NEWS TIP?
- Balloons for Hailey
- Shooting the breeze
  with one of Canada’s
  best pistol shooters
- Trustee Resignation
- Bear Briefs
- Visit Sid Marty at
  the Frank Slide
  Interpretive Centre
- RCMP Stats
- Classifieds
- Puzzle Page
- Tribute ride for
  Hailey and Terry
- Ruth’s Review
- The brightest
  celebrated at
  Crowsnest Consolidated
- More runs for the
  Pass Powderkeg
- Pastor’s Pen
- Question of the Week
- Communities across
  the country show
  support for Hailey
  and Terry
- WHL stars play for
  the kids at Thunder
  Challenge
- RCMP Major Crime Unit
  remains in community
- Fernie Museum opens
  Picariello Exhibit in
  style
- Crowsnest Pass 2016 –
  Alberta Schools
  Reunion set
- High school golf team
  takes second at
  tournament
- Letters to the Editor
- Bricks & Boquets
Crowsnest Pass Herald Front Page
Balloons for Hailey
Katie Matthews and her fiance Marc Ernst stepped up and organized a balloon launch today at the ISS field in Blairmore to commemorate Terry Blanchette and his daughter Hailey. More than 150 people showed up at the school's soccer field, many of them arriving with blue and pink balloons. Ernst said it was important for him, as a member of Fire/Rescue Services, to organize the event. "Everybody came together," he said. "I'm proud of the community."
150923
Crowsnest Pass Weather
Story 1 - 150923 Crowsnest Pass Herald
Shooting the breeze with one of Canada’s best pistol shooters
Over a week of competition at the Canadian National Pistol Championships held in Camrose, Alta. in August, Crowsnest resident Kai Eckardt won six individual medals, a [...]
150923
Story 2 - 150923 Crowsnest Pass Herald
The brightest celebrated at Crowsnest Consolidated
The Crowsnest Consolidated High School celebrated the academic accomplishments of its students on Thursday, September 17.
Principal Wes Wescott began the awards noting that [...]
150923
Story 3 - 150923 Crowsnest Pass Herald
Communities across the country show support for Hailey and Terry
While wiping down tables and serving food and drinks to hundreds of bikers at Pure Country Saloon in Frank, Alta. on Saturday, Crowsnest resident Val Slapak explained why she was volunteering as a waitress: she couldn’t stay at home knowing people were [...]
150923
Story 4 - 150923 Crowsnest Pass Herald
RCMP Major Crime Unit remains in community
Members from the RCMP Major Crime Unit are still in the community conducting investigations into the killings of both Hailey Dunbar-Blanchette, her father Terry Blanchette and Hanne Meketech.
“We’re checking in with [...]
150923
Story 5 - 150923 Crowsnest Pass Herald
High school golf team takes second at tournament
Like the Pass’ very own Happy Gilmore, local youth Justice Stella, 15, won the [...]
150923
View Background Photo
Previous Issues
50 Shades of Black  by Ezra Black
RCMP probe possible connection between Blairmore murders and Coleman homicide
CALGARY – RCMP investigating the murder of Blairmore residents Hailey Dunbar-Blanchette and Terry Blanchette are exploring any possibility they could be connected to [...]
150918
50 Shades of Black  by Ezra Black
Blairmore man charged with murdering Hailey Dunbar-Blanchette and her father Terry
Derek James Saretzky, 22, has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder and one count of indignity to a human body in relation to the deaths of toddler Hailey Dunbar-Blanchette and [...]
150916
50 Shades of Black  by Ezra Black
RCMP finds remains of Hailey Dunbar-Blanchette
The body of two-year-old Hailey Dunbar-Blanchette was found on Tuesday in a rural area near Blairmore.
About a hundred citizens were gathered in [...]
150915
Story 1 - 150916 Crowsnest Pass Herald
Elkview Coal wins overall Surface Mine Rescue Competition
The National Western Regional Mine Rescue Competition - 12th Biennial was held in Fernie on September 11th and 12th with a great turnout from competitors, their families and supporters including [...]
150916
Story 2 - 150916 Crowsnest Pass Herald
Amber Alert for Hailey Dunbar-Blanchette still in effect as search continues
The man behind police tape wearing a white forensic outfit showed that the house where Terry Blanchette lived with his two-year old daughter was still an active crime scene Tuesday morning as the search for little Hailey Dunbar-Blanchette continued. [...]
150916
Story 3 - 150916 Crowsnest Pass Herald
Thunder Challenge remains important fundraiser
Our national game is not a poor man’s game,
According to a 2012 Hockey Canada study that surveyed 1,300 people, the average family spent about $3,000 on minor hockey during the 2011-12 season.
This is why [...]
150916
Story 5 - 150916 Crowsnest Pass Herald
Pass’ new Fire Chief Steve Debienne
Steve Debienne, our new manager of Protective Services/Fire Chief, is no stranger to fire.
“In 1991 my family lost a home and business to fire. I was young and but that night I saw [...]
150916
Looking Back by John Kinnear
A Mountain, a Major and a Tunnelling Company
There is a giant semi-circle of mountains to the southwest of Coleman that lie at the headwaters of North York Creek. They are part of the Flathead Range and consist of Mount McLaren, Mount Parrish, Andy Good Peak and Mount Coulthard. In the upper reaches of this cirque are [...]
150916
RCMP Investigate Coleman death
Police arrest a 22-year old male suspect, Amber Alert for Hailey Dunbar-Blanchette still in effect as search continues
The man behind police tape wearing a white forensic outfit showed that the house where Terry Blanchette lived with his two-year old daugher was still an active crime scene Tuesday morning as the search for little Hailey Dunbar-Blanchette continued. [...]
150915
RCMP Investigate Coleman death
Community mourns Hanne Meketech as investigation into her death continues
Sitting in an easy chair in his brightly lit Blairmore apartment, Jeff Paulsen talks about the last time he saw Hanne Meketech.
It was the morning of. [...]
150915
RCMP Investigate Coleman death
Crowsnest Pass RCMP has issued an AMBER Alert
Sources close to the Pass Herald have confirmed that Terry Blanchette, the father of abducted two-year-old Hailey Dunbar-Blanchette, was found dead this morning in his home on 21st Ave. in Blairmore. [...]
150914
RCMP Investigate Coleman death
RCMP investigating death of a Coleman resident
On Sept. 9, police and paramedics responded to a call from a concerned neighbour and found Hannah Meketech, 69, dead inside her home in Coleman.
Autopsy results show [...]
150914
View the Archives
FOR MORE STORIES
news@passherald.ca
403-562-2248
$1.00
September 23rd ~ Vol. 85 No. 37
All information on this website is Copyright (c) 2015 Pass Herald Ltd. All rights reserved.
12925 20th Ave, Box 960, Blairmore, Alberta, Canada T0K 0E0 | news@passherald.ca | 403.562.2248 | 403.562.8379 (FAX)