Palmer (left) and Nicky donning their flowery, spring-approved hats for the annual Easter Bonnnet event at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 7 in Blairmore on April 5. Prizes were given out for the best bonnets, a 50/50 draw took place, and lunch was served compliments of the legion. “It’s something we do every year for the seniors. It gives them a chance to get out,” says Blairmore Legion president Rina Beech.
After a week of adventuring around Southern Alberta and learning about the history of Crowsnest Pass, high school students from Kitee Upper Secondary School and Crowsnest Consolidated High School gave presentations to [...]
Municipal Council updates
First Reading of Bylaw 984, 2017 – Tax Bylaw was passed in a recorded vote of four Councillors in favour, three opposed. The bylaw increases residential taxes for 2017 by 1.5% and increases non-residential taxes [...]
Lifestyle & Outdoor Adventure Show gets bouncy
The Crowsnest Pass Chamber of Commerce is gearing up for their 29th Lifestyle and Outdoor Adventure Show, set to take place at the Crowsnest Sports Complex on [...]
Bunny Bonspiel marking 70 years
It’s a longtime tradition that as Easter weekend sweeps in, so too does the Crowsnest Pass Bunny Bonspiel. A 70-year tradition of the annual curling event, to be exact, making it one of the [...]
Thunder hockey awards
On Saturday, April 8 CNP Minor Hockey held their annual awards night for both individual achievement and memorial awards.
These awards were voted on [...]
Grassy Mountain Coal Project update
Cal Clark, Manager of Sustainable Development at Benga Mining Limited, a subsidiary of Riversdale Resources, provided Council with an update on the Grassy Mountain Project at a [...]
Little Mountaineers open its doors
For 10 years, Stacey Bole had mulled over the idea of opening her own daycare until finally taking the plunge last year with the purchase of the old vet clinic in Coleman. Six months of renovations later, Stacey Bole and her husband J.J. opened [...]
New traffic position
On April 10, the Crowsnest Pass RCMP detachment is launching a six-month traffic pilot project aimed at making the area’s roads safer. [...]
Pass Community Pool construction on schedule
The construction of the Pass Community Pool is progressing as scheduled for a Canada Day opening, says Patrick Thomas, Director of [...]
Logging and Habitat
Logging has been an important industry in the Crowsnest Pass since the 1800’s. Unfortunately, in recent years, it has been getting an undeserved bad reputation. It is time someone [...]
Teck’s Baldy Ridge extension
The Government of British Columbia has given Teck the green light to start work on the Baldy Ridge Extension Project, just outside of [...]
Under new ownership, the Cos tries to find its niche
With many beloved eateries, bars and cafes around Crowsnest Pass and at a time when several new establishments are opening just in time for spring, the new owners of the Cos in Blairmore are working on [...]
The Crowsnest Pass Gardening Club
A well-designed garden takes a lot of planning. This is a task I often devote myself to during the winter months.
A while back, I decided to [...]
Thank you Ian Baxter
They say it takes a village to raise a child and, really, no truer words have been said.
My three poor boys, growing up in a small town and having me as their mom, must find it tough to [...]
Health Foundation helps the community
The Crowsnest Pass Health Foundation has been in existence since 1996 and over the years has helped purchase [...]
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