October 25th, 2017 ~ Vol. 87 No. ###
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- Overcoming the
  Coleman Wildfire
- A focus on
  “unstructured fun”
- Forest fire in the
  Crowsnest Pass
- In defence of native
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- It's a Good World
- RCMP Stats
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- Common Halloween
  phobias
- The Wedge Wind
  Technologies Turbine
  – such a “drag”
- Looking Back
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  Wee results
- Here's My Card
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Crowsnest Pass Herald Front Page
Overcoming the Coleman Wildfire
A fire that sparked on October 17 between the Sentinel Industrial Park and Coleman tested the endurance, training and collaboration of firefighters and saw many agencies and communities come together with the collective goal of protecting Crowsnest Pass. They certainly succeeded, with no lives lost and only minimal structures destroyed. The dry conditions and heavy winds made fighting this fire a particularly challenging task. Read about the personal stories of some of the men and women who were fully hands-on in fighting the fire.
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Heres My Card
Crowsnest Pass Weather
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A focus on “unstructured fun”
A flat-brimmed hat, long hair, DC sneakers, baggy jeans and a rebellious attitude – it’s the typical stereotype of someone who skateboards. Key word: stereotype.
Skateboarding is a [...]
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Forest fire in the Crowsnest Pass
Partway through the month of October, with cooler temperatures and a forecast of rain, it’s safe to assume that most people didn’t expect the roughly 100-hectare fire that came perilously close to [...]
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The Wedge Wind Technologies Turbine – such a “drag”
When it comes to harvesting wind energy, the three-blade wind turbine functioning on “lift” aerodynamics has the monopoly in Canada, but a new wind turbine prototype disregards all that and hopes to [...]
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Editorial and Opinions
This weekend, I received a phone call from Bridget Graf who lives within the perimeter of the fire that took place last week in the Sentinel area.
I must preface this with [...]
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Looking Back by John Kinnear
In the Absence of Light- There Was Fire
In 2005 shortly after I had moved back to the Pass there was an event pretty well unprecedented in the area’s history. An early September snow storm shut down the whole Pass and destroyed dozens of [...]
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Previous Issues
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Meet your Councillors and School Board trustees… What’s next?
A total of 1,452 people voted on Election Day to choose Marlene Anctil, Dave Filipuzzi, Doreen Glavin, Gordon Lundy, Lisa Sygutek and Dean Ward at their Councillors for the next four years. [...]
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Council holds last meeting of term
Council passed a motion to approve a policy that outlines the compensation for employees covering short, mid and long-term absences of exempt management employees, like the position of [...]
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4 keys to success according to Hemphill
With the recent closure of several prominent stores in the Pass within the past year, it is rather encouraging to hear a success story about a business that started from nothing, and has grown into a [...]
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New website, new brand, new focus… New potential at PPK
There is a new invigorated energy up at the Pass Powderkeg Ski Hill that has perhaps been dormant the past few years suggests the promise of improved services and [...]
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Renewable energy for municipality?
The provincial government’s Climate Leadership Plan, paired with favourable conditions for solar and wind energy generation, Crowsnest Pass may have a unique opportunity to [...]
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Council holds last meeting of term
Council passed a motion to approve a policy that outlines the compensation for employees covering short, mid and long-term absences of exempt management employees, like the position of [...]
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Municipal Election Forum for Office of Councillor
It was a rather lukewarm 2017 Municipal Election Forum, as the seven candidates for Office of Councillor generally held the same opinion on the “hot topics” concerning the Pass, perhaps an indication that the [...]
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Stewardship: no fence for Frayne
A group of about a dozen volunteers mucked around in rubber boots to remove a quarter-mile of old, run-down wire fence on the Nature Conservancy of Canada’s (NCC) Frayn property.
The fence posed a hazard to [...]
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Tori Wakaluk represents Canada
The World Dance Championships are like the Olympics of dance, and one talented local dancer made it on the national team to represent Team Canada West.
Sixteen-year-old Tori Wakaluk will be flying [...]
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Looking Back by John Kinnear
On Observing Ovis Canadensis
For thirty one years I travelled every day to work to the Line Creek coal mine in the Upper Elk Valley. The road access to that mine goes through a spectacular steep canyon where the beautifully clear Line Creek waters flow through to meet the Fording River. It is hard to describe just how [...]
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