September 7th, 2016 ~ Vol. 85 No. 35
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Crowsnest Pass Herald Front Page
The good old gas days
Remember the good old days when there were gas stations everywhere in the Crowsnest Pass and everyone had their own pricing. The late Mr. Ozar in Maple Leaf owned this service station gas island where a tank of gas was $19.10.
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Crowsnest Pass Weather
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50 Shades of Black  by Ezra Black
British Columbia Economy Leads the Nation
British Columbia leads the nation in economic growth this year, and for this reason, the Crowsnest Pass is a good place to be.
BC is doing well because [...]
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Dr. Johannes Maritz cleared of charges
A Crowsnest doctor whose legal troubles got him barred from practising medicine signed a peace bond last week in exchange for having a list of criminal charges withdrawn.
A court document says [...]
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Things are getting international at CCHS
With Germans, Finns, Chileans and Columbians flocking to its classrooms, things will be getting very international at Crowsnest Consolidated High School this year.
The local high school has [...]
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HAS adopts frog-based conflict management program
Frogs know a thing or two about conflict resolution.
Why take the red-eyed tree frog of Panama. When establishing dominance to [...]
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New ideas at ISS
In the olden days school kids were limited to learning the three Rs: Reading, wRiting and aRithmetic.
But for the second year [...]
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Looking Back by John Kinnear
Goodbye Grandpa
Three years ago I had the privileged of meeting Ken, better known to me as grandpa.
Though not my blood relation, over the years he became my friend.
On Monday [...]
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Looking Back by John Kinnear
Every Brick Has a Story
A wide variety of colorful brick types have presented themselves to me in my wanderings around the Pass in the last few years. It is pretty hard not to come across them as they are usually stacked in neat little piles in back yards and alleyways, propping open a door or [...]
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Previous Issues
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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 [...]
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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 [...]
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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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