Christmas in the Park
Santa Claus, pictured here with Charlotte Ramage, hands out toys and smiles to the kids who came out to visit him during Christmas in the Park, December 1st at Flumerfelt Park in Coleman.
Council addresses public concern over signage
The “Naturally Rewarding” signage campaign, mandated by previous municipal council, caused some members of the public to come forward and voice their concerns to [...]
New President for Ratepayers’
The Crowsnest Pass Ratepayers’ Association has a new president and several other new members who are starting their term off with a message of harmony.
“We want to and will work with [...]
Four for the running for MP position
The four-way race to fill the seat vacated by former Member of Parliament for the Macleod (formerly Foothills) riding, Ted Menzies, is underway this November and the candidates are already running. [...]
Who's in Charge
The Internet has its uses. It allows me to keep track of my ever dwindling retirement portfolio, read the nasty things fans are saying about the Edmonton Oilers, buy a sofa with questionable stains on Kijiji, and follow ‘Dad’s Army’ on BBC Radio.
Then there is the downside. [...]
A Summer Student’s Memories
In a few months university, college and high school students will be once again on the hunt for summer jobs. They will be looking for a break from the college routine and a chance to make enough money for next year’s tuition, books, rent and food so they can carry on their education.
One of the most lucrative opportunities [...]
Legendary Country/ Pop Star to play Cranbrook Feb. 26th
One of the best selling musical artists of all time, Kenny Rogers, will be performing a special concert at Western Financial Place on Feb. 26th in support of his latest album "You Can't Make Old Friends". Rogers has charted over [...]
A & B Liquor Store - Celebrating 20 years in Business
A & B Liquor Store in Blairmore is celebrating their 20th Anniversary with deals, savings and in-store contests this November.
“We want to thank all of [...]
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Randall Hopley sentenced and serving
On Friday November 29th, Randall Hopley once again appeared in front of a judge at the Cranbrook Court Office and received sentencing for the 2011 abduction of 3-year-old Kienan Hebert.
Hopley was sentenced to [...]
The importance of headwaters
Conservationist, author, hunter and former superintendent of Banff National Park Kevin Van Tighem explores the importance of the Crowsnest Pass area headwaters in light of the coming finalization of the draft South Saskatchewan Regional Plan.
The plan is a [...]
A way to give back to his community
In 1968 a young Matthew Tartal left his homeland of Czechoslovakia when the Russians invaded the country.
Tartal was at a military acadamy in his native country at the time.
Tartal fled to [...]
Council eyes recommended viability report
Crowsnest Pass Municipal Council is weary of undertaking a viability review, they accepted for information during the November 19th, meeting of Crowsnest Pass Municipal Council.
Undertaking a viability review was [...]
Author and naturalist talks about saving headwaters
The Crowsnest Pass Conservation Society met November 21st to acknowledge the work and dedication of some of its members and also hear from one of Alberta’s 50 Most Influential People: hunter, naturalist, former Superintendent of Banff National Park and author, Kevin Van Tighem. [...]
Local resident heading to World Series of Team Roping
For one Crowsnest Pass Resident, it’s the chance of a lifetime.
Dave Dingerville has been a team roper for over 40 years and on December 14th he has a chance for a piece of the [...]
Fantin’s Funeral Chapel - award recipient for service
Fantin’s Funeral Chapel, a locally owned family business, welcomes it’s 50th year operating out of Blairmore this November.
“For every family we serve we try to exceed [...]
Foot-in-mouth syndrome: it’s a reporter’s nightmare
You are writing a cutline for a weekly article, you find a catchy or humorous phrase and it comes back to bite you the next week after the paper is released; that’s what happened to me in the November 13th issue of the Pass Herald. [...]