Monthly Archives: August 2012

Rumours, rumours, everywhere a rumour

The Rumour Mill has it…. Well, today, on good authority, I heard the following ‘rumours’… Rumour #1: Municipality is suing a certain former consultant (and his firm) turned interim CAO for “Breach of confidentiality”, who in turn is counter suing … Continue reading

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Councillor Gallant, Goofy Gopher Goof-Up

Goofy Gopher Goof-Up According to this week’s Crowsnest Promoter Councillor Gallant goofed-up big time on the ‘gopher’ issue. No thanks to him, it only took two months or more for the story (facts) to finally come to lite. During the … Continue reading

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Government cancels funding for Fort Macleod

…. police training college. Government cancels funding Terrible news for Fort Macleod. The government has just announced the cancellation of funding for the much touted and anticipated police training college. Read the story here at the Pincher Creek Voice Comment: … Continue reading

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Crowsnest Promoter refuses to print letter to the editor

… because they already have (1) one. Crowsnest Promoter Refuses to Print 10 days ago today, on August 19, I contacted the Crowsnest Promoter about a letter to the editor I had for them. Thinking they and their readers would … Continue reading

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Woe is me! Cried Mayor and Council

Woe is me! I see in the last couple newspaper editions, including this week’s Pass Herald, that our Mayor and Council are having little to no luck getting people to join their Economic Development Committee and as a result they … Continue reading

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Chinook Pipelines suing the MCNP

Chinook Pipelines As already mentioned in a heads-up previous comment of mine in an earlier post our municipality is in fact being sued. The front page story in this week’s Pass Herald (not available on-line) lays out the 5 w’s, … Continue reading

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Marilyn Milley: Council Over-Spending

My Thoughts on Council Over-Spending The Crowsnest Pass Ratepayers Association now has a Facebook presence. I just joined the group and later found the following letter (statement) that I believe sums up quite well what they are all about, and … Continue reading

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A story that needs to be told

Ministry From Hell As a former resident (some 18 years back) of B.C., I still have plenty of friends and acquaintances over there that I keep in touch with, and vice versa. In this regard, one of my friends recently … Continue reading

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Don’t ‘mess’ with the Pass Herald

… because they’re the kind of animal that bites back! Newspaper fights back Those who read last week’s expose in the Pass Herald on the mould issue at our local hospital (not available on line), including Lindsay’s Outlook, may be … Continue reading

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In CNP, Mayor ‘sics’ Peace Officers on kids

Mayor ‘sics’ Peace Officers on kids Having heard that during Rum Runner Days the Mayor’s house was egged on two consecutive nights, and now in an article in this week’s local newspaper (not available on-line) I see he had it … Continue reading

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