February 10th, 2016 ~ Vol. 85 No. 6
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- Year of the Monkey
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  considers selling
  electrical utility to
  Fortis
- Pastor's Pen
- Council’s approval of
  outdoor design sparks
  a ‘great pool debate
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  Fire/Rescue is slowly
  increasing
- Huffed and he Puffed
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  council briefs
- Meet me at the
  movies: Frank Slide
  new film venue
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  Game holds annual
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Crowsnest Pass Herald Front Page
Year of the Monkey
On Monday, people around the world wore red for luck, visited family and proclaimed kunghei fatchoy in Cantonese or gong-sshee faa-tseye in Mandarin, which means ‘happiness and prosperity,’ in celebration of the Chinese Lunar New Year. On Feb. 5 and 6, Pictured: Ben and Jody Wong.
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Municipality considers selling electrical utility to Fortis
Staring a huge capital investment in the face, council is considering selling the municipally owned electrical distribution system to electricity utility FortisAlberta.
During an in-camera session on Feb. 2, council took the first step in [...]
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Council’s approval of outdoor design sparks a ‘great pool debate’
With limited funds for recreational infrastructure and over the objections of vehement internet commenters, council last week approved the construction of a new outdoor pool in Blairmore, launching [...]
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Financial data shows cost of CNP Fire/Rescue is slowly increasing
Financial data obtained by the Pass Herald shows that spending by the Crowsnest Pass Fire and Rescue department has steadily increased since the community merged four separate fire departments and Crowsnest Pass Rescue in 2012.
Fire/Rescue’s net cost [...]
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Hillcrest Fish and Game holds annual trophy day
The Hillcrest Fish and Game Hall was packed on Feb. 6 with about 70 local sports enthusiasts for the club’s annual trophy day.
The clubhouse walls were [...]
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Meet me at the movies: Frank Slide new film venue
The wait is over for movie lovers as Pincher Creek and Crowsnest Pass welcome back the always-popular MEET ME AT THE MOVIES.
Screening a selection of six critically acclaimed films from [...]
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Previous Issues
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Brok'N Spoke could be moving to Pass
The owner of Fort Macleod’s Brok'N Spoke Bike Shoppe says he’s “90 per cent” sure he’ll be moving his business to the Pass by April.
“We’ll know this week once the legal goes through for [...]
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So you want to be a starving artist? Come to the Pass. You’ll starve less.
Seated in a circle of chairs, making introductions with a few dozen other creative types, Bruce Guy explained how he’d been traveling around North America looking for a place to hang his hat when he found [...]
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Council adopts 2016 budget
Council honoured its pledge to limit property tax increases to two per cent this year in a last minute budget meeting that saw cuts to the library support, non-profit groups and training and travel costs for council and municipal employees.
At a meeting on Jan. 12, CAO Sheldon Steinke listed [...]
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Riversdale update, more information required for process
The provincial energy regulator has suspended its review of Riversdale Resources’ Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for the Grassy Mountain Coal Project citing deficiencies.
Benga Mining, a Riversdale Resources subsidiary, can re-submit their application once they [...]
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Bylaws and Briefs
On Jan. 26, council heard first reading of Bylaw 948 2016, a borrowing bylaw to pay for operational spending until the municipality collects taxes in June.
Finance officer Kelly Tuttle said [...]
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Proposed design for new pool ready
Lyle Hannan, director of Community Services and Leslie Margetak from the Pool Request for Proposal Evaluation Committee presented the proposed design for a new community pool at a council meeting on Jan. 19.
The assembled councillors seemed [...]
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Old smoky comes home to Pass
When coal was king and a summer student could make a quick buck underground, mining historian and the Herald’s very own feature columnist John Kinnear was paying his way through college hauling coal out of the Vicary Mine north of Coleman in a [...]
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MLA Stier holds meeting with council
The government appears to have blinked with regards to Bill 6. Wildrose MLA Pat Stier is glad.
At a council meeting on Jan. 19, Stier credited citizens who aggressively rallied against the bill and both the NDP and opposition groups for [...]
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Saying goodbye to an old friend, Kuma laid to rest
Kuma the Karelian Bear Dog, the last of the remaining member of Alberta Fish and Wildlife’s first pair of bear management dogs, was honoured during a moving ceremony last week.
Crowsnest Pass Fire/Rescue member Daryl Johnson delivered [...]
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Council considers fibre optic network for Pass
With an eye to a brighter future where web entrepreneurs might sip Starbucks as they develop new Amazons or Facebooks while admiring the idyllic mountain views of the Pass, council invited Jason O’Connor, a community relations representative with Axia NetMedia, to make [...]
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