Wednesday, 25 October 2017.
For three families residing at McLaren Ridge, west of Coleman, Oct. 17 is a day they will not soon forget. The burned areas around their homes are a testament to the impact of severe grass fire — amazingly, damage to the houses is negligible.
Tuesday, 24 October 2017.
Last Tuesday, winds gusting up to 130 kilometres per hour caused havoc as grass fires ignited and spread across southern Alberta.The Coleman fire, which ignited during high winds last Tuesday afternoon, burned about 100 hectares just west of Crowsnest Pass. This aerial shot, taken Friday afternoon, gives an overview of the affected area. No homes were lost but Crowsnest Pass fire chief Jesse Fox says three locations suffered property loss including a large barn, outbuildings and sheds and damage to vinyl siding.
Thursday, 12 October 2017.
Three candidates put their names forward to fill two spots on the board of trustees for the Livingstone Range School Division.
Wednesday, 11 October 2017.
Seven candidates are running for six positions in the council chambers in Crowsnest Pass. The incumbent mayor, Blair Painter, was re-elected by acclamation in September, but a few new faces are seeking to fill some seats.
Tuesday, 10 October 2017.
Divisions 5, 3 and 2 have some new faces to be considered before voting on Oct. 16.
Residents of the MD had the opportunity to meet the candidates at the Heritage Inn on Oct. 5 during a forum hosted by the chamber of commerce.
Sunday, 08 October 2017.
The Turtle Mountain Riding Club held its annual awards banquet Sept. 24 at the Lundbreck Hall. The delicious meal was prepared by Chris’ Restaurant. Any member who attended more than four gymkhanas throughout our season was eligible to receive a prize.
Saturday, 07 October 2017.
The Town of Pincher Creek, alongside the Elks Club and a number of service organizations, worked together to tackle the housing issue one door at a time. As a result, Pincher Creek will be the next community to have a Habitat for Humanity build.
Friday, 06 October 2017.
Students, faculty and members of the community clad in Dragons red were welcomed into the refurbished St. Michael’s School in Pincher Creek on Friday to celebrate completion of the modernization project that has been in the works since 2014.