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Pass Powderkeg Slush Cup
On Sunday, April 6th, the Pass Powderkeg Ski Hill held its annual Slush Cup / Rail Jam. Competitor Dave Shortreed turned up to show off his water/ski skills and enjoy the last ski day of the winter.
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On Peanuts and Taxes
"Life is like a candy bar. We're paying more, but they're getting shorter” says Charlie Brown.
At the risk of sounding like the teacher in a Peanuts Comic Strip, I am, once again, writing about [...]
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Mobile Mammograms for help test for Breast Cancer
Last week, a 53-foot trailer was parked outside the Coleman Arena offering free mammograms to anyone with an Alberta Health card.
The trailer was there as part of [...]
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Pass to feature in upcoming CBC series
The Crowsnest Pass is being featured in an upcoming segment of the CBC series ‘Of All Places.’
The series is about the interesting people and stories of [...]
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ESRD investing in wildlife corridors for backcountry
With the likely expansion of Highway 3 scheduled by the Department of Transportation, the province is trying to ensure the health of the backcountry.
Alberta is investing $3.7 million on [...]
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The Linguistic Legacy of the Crimean War
The current state of affairs in Crimea is certainly a disconcerting one but when one does one’s research one finds the history of the area to be a mind boggling, tangled historic web of ownership and contention. Since the 5th century this strategic area has [...]
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Budget reveals insurance hikes
After damaging property and disrupting lives, the June floods are now doing a number on the municipality’s insurance premiums.
CAO Sheldon Steinke says the total insurance premium [...]
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A decade at The RumRunner
Jody Wood has come a long way from the Motor Hotel in La Ronge, Saskatchewan where the current proprietor of The RumRunner landed her first serving gig.
“It was a dive,” admits Wood. “It was right beside a bar called The Zoo… it was [...]
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Future visions for Crowsnest Centre site reviewed by council
Council said no to a truck stop and yes to a concept plan that could someday include retail, hotel and community spaces for the former site of the Crowsnest Centre.
At a regular council meeting on April 1, Ken Bourdeau, Development Officer, unveiled [...]
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Youth hockey celebrated at awards
It was a celebration of our great game at the Coleman Arena on Friday night as players, parents and staff gathered for the 2013-14 Crowsnest Pass Minor Hockey Awards.
About 150 attended [...]
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Music for the Mine gala a hit
A bit of Crowsnest History was being played out at the 3rd annual Music for the Mine fundraising gala on Saturday.
The crowd at the M.D. McEachern Community Centre was raising money to [...]
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Fee increases spare minor sports users
No senior discounts were offered when council agreed to increase fees for public facilities, but the kids are making out pretty well.
Lyle Hannan, Director of Community Services, brought forward a list of [...]
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John Barlow says journalistic experience helped him win Macleod riding
After winning the Conservative nomination in the federal riding of Macleod, Okotoks newspaperman John Barlow says his journalistic experience is helping him as a politician.
“I think it’s been a huge benefit for me because [...]
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Coleman gas plant to be dismantled by autumn
For many years, the smoke stack of the Devon natural gas plant has dominated the skyline of East Coleman.
But by the fall of this year, that stack and plant will be gone and area will be going back to [...]
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Curriculum criticism doesn't add up
Recently, much has been made of the government's efforts to ensure that Alberta's curriculum is more responsive to the many different ways in which students learn.
As Alberta’s Minister of Education, I feel [...]
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