August 31st, 2016 ~ Vol. 85 No. 34
- New Pool constuction
- Olsen's Martial Arts
  closes after 13 years
- Vandals strike main
  street Blairmore
- Scotiabank Donates
- How to be Bearsmart
  this autumn
- RCMP Stats
- Classifieds
- Puzzle Page
- “Spirit of Place”
- Who is this sweet
  little girl?
- Municipality looks to
  crack down on illegal
  RV usage in Pass
- Bellecrest seniors
  wants designation
- Construction works
  celebrate safety in
  the workplace
- Question of the Week
- Coleman Lions and
  Crowsnest Medical
  support Kids Kollege
- Local man loses bet,
  wears dress for a day
- How to help kids
  transition back to
  the classroom
- Pincher Creek
  musician drops first
- Amazing young golfers
- Letters to the Editor
- Bricks & Boquets
- Man riding the
  Rockies for Epilepsy
  gets helping hand
- Wolves and Coyotes
  coming into the
- Town Talk
Crowsnest Pass Herald Front Page
New Pool constuction begins
Last week, workers with Western Recreation and Development began decommissioning the Crowsnest Pass pool. Work will continue until mid-December and will resume at the beginning of February 2017. The pool should be open in time for Canada’s 150th birthday.
Crowsnest Pass Weather
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Calgary man recovering after dramatic backcountry rescue
Having a heart attack is scary. Having it deep in the backcountry is downright frightening.
On a July weekend, Steve Hyde, 53, came down to the Pass with his daughters Brooke, 11, and Kelsey, 10. The Calgary family was planning a dirt biking trip to see a large aircraft that [...]
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Olsen's Martial Arts closes after 13 years
As a very young man, Junior Olsen learned that he could take a punch.
He was also pretty good at giving them. So at the age of 12 he started training under his first coach Blair Orr, a man who taught him the art of fighting and its associated philosophy of [...]
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Vandals strike main street Blairmore
On Thursday night a sign in Blairmore’s Lion’s Park was vandalized says Don Harvey, president of the Blairmore Lions Club.
Harvey says [...]
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Municipality looks to crack down on illegal RV usage in Pass
There’s a fine line between keeping an RV on lawfully purchased land and using it as a primary residence.
That line gets crossed surprisingly often in Crowsnest Pass, says council.
On Aug. 23 a delegation of concerned landowners made [...]
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Man riding the Rockies for Epilepsy gets helping hand
Imagine, you’re a 60-year old man and your physician tells you that you have epilepsy.
All of a sudden you’re stripped of a driver’s licence, you’re more-or-less [...]
Looking Back by John Kinnear
Pushups for PTSD
Lately all over Facebook I see the 22 Push Up Challenge where people commit to do 22 pushups for 22 days to raise awareness of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
I am thrilled that [...]
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Crowsnest doctor surrenders licence to practise medicine
Since the 1990s, South African born physician Dr. Johann Maritz has owned and operated the Mountainside Medical Clinic out of the former Alberta Hotel on main street in Blairmore.
Then in the spring of 2015, facing over 20 criminal charges, Maritz surrendered [...]
Looking Back by John Kinnear
No excuse for ignorance
Ezra had a family emergency so I was given the task of covering council last week.
The gallery was packed with people, really upset business people, some of whom saw a [...]
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Pool renovation ready
The head of the company building the community’s swimming pool says the new design will allow everyone from tots to the elderly to get their feet wet.
Brett Dyregrov, project manager with Western Recreation, told the [...]
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Grassy Mountain EIA resubmitted to the government
On August 12, Benga Mining Ltd. submitted an updated environmental impact assessment and remaining applications for its proposed Grassy Mountain Coal Project to the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER).
The package sent to [...]
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From blue-collar to blue period, a local artist’s story
After retiring about a year ago from a decades-long career as a heavy-duty mechanic, Randy Trotter discovered that he’s [...]
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Pass Piranha swim club wins gold at Regional Swim Meet
It was a fantastic weekend of swimming for members of the Pass Piranhas Swim Club on the weekend of August 13.
The Piranhas represented the Crowsnest Pass during the year-end regional championship held in Lethbridge.
The swim club began the season [...]
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Fire chief resigns, Cpt. Trent Fraser named interim chief
Steve Debienne, the community’s manager of Protective Services/ Fire Chief, resigned his position effective August 9.
Debienne did not respond to [...]
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Emerald Lake wildlife fencing
Highway #3 at Emerald and Crowsnest Lakes will soon be safer!! Construction has begun on the long awaited wildlife fencing at Emerald Lake. Work crews began the work on Friday and construction will continue for [...]
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McGillivray Creek Trail closed for repairs
A section of the McGillivray Creek Trail starting from north of the bible camp to the intersection of Spoon Valley and [...]
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AG Services gearing up for last weed pull
The last “Weed Wednesday” event put on by the Agriculture and Environmental Services team this weed season will be taking place [...]
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