February 3rd, 2016 ~ Vol. 85 No. 5
- Welcome Gordon, First
  Baby of the Year
- Brok'N Spoke could be
  moving to Pass
- Happy Chinese New Year
- Pastor's Pen
- So you want to be a
  starving artist? Come
  to the Pass. You’ll
  starve less.
- RCMP Stats
- Classifieds
- Puzzle Page
- Ruth's Review
- Council adopts 2016
- Riversdale update,
  more information
  required for process
- Council approves new
- Weddings
- Question of the Week
- Easy ways to trim
  wedding costs
- Inspiration boards
  bring wedding plans
  to life
- How to choose a
  wedding venue...
- Desination wedding
- Clever takes on the
  'something old, new,
  borrowed, blue'
- Letters to the Editor
- Bricks & Boquets
- Looking Back
- Wheels on the bus go
- Municipality on the
  hunt for a
  development officer
- Bylaws and Briefs
- Epic night of ski
  hill competition
Crowsnest Pass Herald Front Page
Welcome Gordon, First Baby of the Year
Little Gordon James Chambers, pictured centre, was born January 26, the first child born in the Crowsnest Pass Hospital in 2016. On February 1, he was relaxing in his home in Blairmore with his mother Erika, father Joshua and big sister Molly.
Crowsnest Pass Weather
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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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Previous Issues
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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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Stand Up for Alberta Rally held in Cowley
The English language might have its newest word thanks to George Clarke, founder of Albertans First, who is taking possession of the word “kudatah.”
“I fully understand a coup d’etat is a [...]
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Council considering substantial cuts
Council is considering a number of spending cuts to the 2016 budget that would limit a property tax increase in 2016 to [...]
Looking Back by John Kinnear
Mrs Mundie's Take on 1977/1978
So I said in Looking Back at the start of the year I would delve into Mrs. Mundie's 65 or so scrap books and pick a year to look back at. Mrs. Mundie had a sharp eye for what was important or interesting back then and a cross section of her clippings will give you some insight into our world here almost fourty years ago. [...]
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Fire department teams up with Slave Lake firefighters
In 2011, a large fire that burned through the Town of Slave Lake.
The conflagration was quickly pushed past fire barriers designed to protect the town by [...]
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Information day teaches risk of avalanche for snowmobilers
Avalanches. When they fall on you, that’s bad.
Members of Sparwood Search and Rescue were at the [...]
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Fire/Rescue services welcome interim deputy chief
Forty-two year old Mark Calvert is Crowsnest Pass Fire/Rescue’s new interim Deputy Fire Chief.
Calvert was awarded a [...]
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February 3rd ~ Vol. 85 No. 5
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