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My Little Corner By Shannon Robin Laughter is infectious, and is said to be the best medicine. Few things feel better than a good belly laugh with friends. Laughter has been shown to bring your body back into balance, inspire hope and connect you with others. A summer highlight, for me, is an annual gettogether with my dearest friends. Our husbands are nosy and wonder what we do for those three days each year – the truth is, we laugh, and we laugh, and we laugh. We laugh until our stomachs ache, until tears stream down our faces and until someone threatens to bring a package of Depends to the next gathering. My face hurts for days afterward and reminds me of the love I share with my friends through laughter. We look forward to this weekend, and it’s a big deal when someone can’t be there. Through our laughter we come away rejuvenated, grounded and on a powerful endorphin high. The tears we share together are just as powerful. It’s been my good fortune to laugh and cry with many people through writing for this little community paper. Last week, I sat at my desk with tears slowly rolling down my cheeks as I spoke with a woman who told me she was touched by stories I’ve written about Brenda Macdonald and her quest for a double lung transplant. She shared her own story that moved me in return, and made me marvel at the generosity we can find in our hearts. She told me that she’s only beginning to talk to people about her story, which is why I’ve chosen not to use her name. Her story involves the death of a child and making the decision to donate his organs. Even as she watched her son’s body show signs of physical healing, as bruises faded and cuts healed, she knew he wouldn’t be coming back to her. She knew the doctors would be asking about organ donation and that she had to be OK with letting her son go. Five people were recipients of his family’s generosity in a time of sadness and

grieving. Five people have a second chance and he lives on through them. His mom says she still gets goosebumps because it’s such a good feeling. I can empathize, but I can’t imagine the emotional roller coaster ride that accompanies such a gift. She is an angel, and says there are many in our communities – I know she’s right. She told me that she touched Brenda’s picture when she read the story and hopes Brenda will get the lungs she needs. Brenda and I have become friends, and I’m seeing first-hand how difficult it is to hope when she knows someone else will lose their life to save hers. Some days it’s hard for her to laugh under the heavy emotional weight. Other days she just can’t catch her breath and laughing is a physical challenge. I know the laughs we share are good medicine for both of us. With the help of the Champions for Brenda group, we’ve put together a comedy night. It’s tomorrow, in fact. Two top-notch comedians, James Uloth and Gabriel Rutledge, will tickle your funny bone, with local musicians, Wendell and the Deb, opening the show. I’ve seen the comedy and heard the music – it’s all awesome and there is no vulgar content. We’re suggesting 14 as a minimum age to attend. There will be an art auction and some amazing door prizes that have been generously donated to help with the fundraising. Check the Champions for Brenda page on Facebook for a sneak peek. John Kinnear is even accepting bids from those who want to help but can’t be there. Yes, it’s a work and school night, but with the show starting at 7 p.m., you can be home and snug in bed before 10 p.m. – it’s no different than going out to a movie. Imagine how great you’ll feel after an hour and a half of laughter! I understand there’s also a dance recital and a C.N.P. Ratepayers Association meeting which will definitely affect our attendance. If you weren’t planning to attend either, please consider our event – have some laughs and help save a life. Tickets are available at Stone’s Throw Cafe in Blairmore, Crockets Trading Co. in Bellevue and our office in Pincher Creek.

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The Breeze Mailbox A round for the ladies The Pincher Creek Ladies Golf Association is kicking off the 2013 season with a meeting on April 25, 9:30 a.m. at the golf club. Weather permitting, we hope to have a game of golf. We are inviting all ladies of Pincher Creek and area to join us for a great season of golf! Mary Everts

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Windy Hollow Players are back If you are a theatre patron and enjoy a good comedy, put May 10, 11 or 12 on your calendar. Windy Hollow Players are presenting Heir Today – Gone Tomorrow by Chris Petz, the story of an inheritance gone wrong. Three new actors –Tessa Pitt, Linda Lindsell and Liam Nazarek – have joined the troupe and all are having a lot of fun rehearsing for the show. Our seasoned actors are back, including Ed Lindsell, Jolene Hindes, Gordon Pitt, Lorne Jackson and Tracy Glen. The show will be in the Cowley Community Hall, with a delicious dinner served by Simply Catering on Friday and Saturday beginning at 5:30 p.m. The Sunday matinee at 3 p.m. will include coffee and special treats for Mother’s Day. Tickets are available from Blackburn Jewellers and Kootenai Brown Pioneer Village in Pincher Creek. Susan Vogelaar

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Rhonda offers a memorable prenatal experience By Shannon Robin doctor after the appointment. In When Jennifer Peterson the end everything was all right. was pregnant with her first Confirming twins is a fun child, she couldn’t wait nine experience – especially when a months to learn the sex of her couple has no idea what’s in store unborn child. Instead, she for them! contacted Rhonda Hamilton Rhonda has also created of Ultrasound Preview and memories for parents with an booked an appointment. anencephalic baby who will survive “I don’t do surprises well only a short period of time after and we really wanted to know,” birth. These parents get to see the she says. That was 13 years ago, baby’s face and hear the heartbeat and her first of five visits to of life and are left with a cherished have a sneak peek at the child memory. she was carrying. Rhonda is often questioned “I think it’s a really good about the safety of the procedure, experience to share with my and says “there are no known side husband and kids, and the effects.” excitement created when they The office hasn’t always been a see the baby and the movement Pincher Creek fixture. Ultrasound is amazing,” she says. “All of my Preview opened in Lethbridge in Photos courtesy of Jennifer Peterson kids love to watch the videos of Joseph’s family had a prenatal visit with him when his mom was 24 weeks pregnant – he’s 1993 as the first permanent, nonthem in my tummy.” now nine months old. See our online edition to see the progression of ultrasound pictures diagnostic ultrasound company During the ultrasound in Canada. Rhonda moved to over the course of 13 years as the Peterson family had a preview of what was to come. procedure, and on the DVD Calgary in 2004, and set up at the recording, parents-to-be can Ranchland Mall seven years ago. her 20th anniversary in business this year. In that watch their baby yawn, swallow, chew and suck. Clients have followed her through the series time, the scanning has progressed from 2-D to If parents wish to know the sex of their child, of moves. Jennifer and her family are an example, 3-D and now even to 4-D fetal movement. It’s Rhonda will let them know, as long as she’s absoand Rhonda has developed quite a following. pretty amazing to watch, and to see how technollutely sure. She takes pride in her track record “Rhonda is very friendly and easy-going, ogy has changed in this time. of no errors. “You can’t see Chief Mountain on a which is why we followed her from office to At her office in Pincher Creek, Rhonda uses a cloudy day,” she says. “If I can’t see, I don’t guess.” office,” Jennifer says. “Every time we got pregnant, colour Doppler monitor to see and hear the blood “She’s been bang on with all five of our kids,” the highlight of the pregnancy was our trip to see flowing from the baby’s heart. It’s really neat to Jennifer says. “She’s consistent and accurate.” her.” watch the pulsing colours on the large screen. Other families prefer the secret be kept until Rhonda is a registered diagnostic medical When she finds the perfect spot on the the baby is born, and Rhonda is always respectful sonographer, and is also trained as an X-ray techumbilical cord, the blood rushing through the of their wishes. nologist. She worked for 17 years with Dr. Doug vein sounds like wind blowing through a tunnel. The ultrasound can be an experience shared Hill in Calgary treating varicose veins, prior to She often jokes with her clients, letting them privately or with as many people as you’d like to moving permanently to Pincher Creek. know they’ll have a souvenir of the Pincher Creek bring along. “I try to engage and involve everyone Rhonda’s family is here and she enjoys the wind to listen to on their DVD. present,” she says. “In a medical one they don’t property and lifestyle she has away from the city. The ultrasound is non-diagnostic, meaning have time to explain and show the fun stuff like “I can golf anywhere, but I want to ski at Castle Rhonda doesn’t provide any medical opinion. “I I do.” Mountain,” she says with a chuckle. am trained to identify abnormalities, though, so The best time for the ultrasound preview is “The hardest part of my job is turning off if I notice something out of the ordinary I will between the 24th and 28th weeks of pregnancy. the machine,” Rhonda says. “It’s really special to contact the mother’s doctor,” she says. “It’s amazing, you can see the features like the share in the excitement of the expectant parents.” On one occasion a case of situs inversus – nose, eyes and even hair so clearly,” she says. She’s at a point of wanting to work only part time, when organ position is mirrored, or inverted Rhonda was the first in Canada to offer the adding that what she does doesn’t even seem like – had been missed in the routine ultrasound. She imaging and keepsake videos, and is celebrating work because she loves it so much. noted the abnormality and contacted the mother’s

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What makes a good coach? By Brad Quarin sport,” he says. “It’s great “What makes a good coach? to work with them because Complete dedication,” famous football you’re sharing this love and coach George Halas once said. this interest, and they’re The principle applies to kayak just as excited as you are.” coaching, too. Chuck Lee of Lundbreck While he was less Falls is a man who loves his sport, involved in the coaching teaches it to others, and teaches others association in the 1990s, to teach it. he returned in 2001 to The Coaching Association of help reshape the coaching Canada is an organization dedicated instruction program. to training people to be coaches in Chuck has lived in any sport. For his involvement in the Lundbreck Falls for 20 association and his pioneering role in years, having lived in CanoeKayak Canada, Chuck received Edmonton and Calgary the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond before that. He has been Jubilee Medal. concerned with economic Chuck says the news in December development, promoting Photo by Brad Quarin that he would receive the medal came work in southwestern Chuck Lee of Lundbreck is deeply in“totally out of the blue,” as he didn’t Alberta. volved in teaching kayaking, and is a even know he was nominated. Cliff Reiling, who recent recipient of the Queen Elizabeth He views the medal as recognition has worked on economic II Diamond Jubilee Medal. not just for him but others who helped development in Crowsnest develop coaching instruction programs. “I stand on the Pass, knows Chuck well. “Great guy to work with,” Cliff shoulders of giants,” he says. says. “He could take an empty bag and make it look It was in 1977, soon after he started kayaking, that exciting.” he realized there was no co-ordination of kayak instrucFor the past five years, Chuck has concentrated on tion. In fact, the sport was still fairly new to Alberta, he running kayak programs. says. He’s proud of several accomplishments, includKayaking can be difficult, so Chuck wanted instrucing winning in kayak slalom at the Pan American tors to be able to support new boaters. “You can walk Championships in 1982. “I had a great experience going away from it that quick,” Chuck says. “We don’t want to the world championships and travelling in Europe that to happen to people, we want them to enjoy the for two months, and chasing a dream,” he says. sport.” Bob says Chuck has done much for white-water According to Bob Frantz, a member of the executive sports and raising interest in them in the southwest. As of the Pinch o’ Crow Creekers kayak club, Chuck’s supwell, Bob credits him with launching a river festival, port is always positive. He doesn’t say negative things, which has grown over the years. Chuck is one person and that method of instruction is unique, Bob believes. Bob is glad to know. With help from his mentors, Chuck developed a But Chuck thinks his coaching program is what got kayak instruction program, which was in turn taken to him the Diamond Jubilee Medal. the coaching association in the 1980s. The medal came as a surprise to Chuck’s family, but This all involved a lot of work writing manuals and he says they’re “quite proud.” curricula as he chaired numerous committees. “I typi“I think they know how passionate I am about it, cally tend to be the chair of these committees, so I get to and how much I put into it over the years, and they’ve lead and somebody else gets to do all the work,” Chuck sacrificed a lot to let me do what I go out and do.” says with a chuckle. Here’s hoping for more success taking kayaking to “In that process, I met great people, worked with the mainstream. some fabulous people, and we all have a passion for our

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By Brad Quarin In the first open house to help designate heritage buildings in Crowsnest Pass, the municipal heritage board reached out to the community and got a significant response. Local residents expressed their interest in individual buildings and houses through “dotmocracy,” in which they could stick small red dots to boards with pictures of the structures. High attendance – and many red dots – indicated the familiar structures in downtown Coleman, or Coleman National Historic Site, aren’t run-down shacks but parts of history the community cares about. One popular choice was the Coleman mercantile store, which now houses the catering business Country Encounters. Francine Kilgannon of the Coleman Community Society explains she stuck a red dot on that one because she considers the building distinctive and a part of community history. Meanwhile, among the buildings dotted by Lynnette Jessop was St. Paul’s United Church. “I think whenever you have a beautiful piece of architecture, it should be preserved,” she says. “We talk a lot about creating a future for Alberta’s historic places,” says Matthew Francis of Alberta Culture, who participated in the open house. Heritage designation means a building has value and deserves protection, so future alterations should not affect what makes the building special. It also means present owners of heritage buildings could get two grants of $50,000 per year, Matthew says. A building may be of interest for historical, architectural, scientific or cultural reasons. Matthew told me that he’s working with 12 or 13 communities now and has worked with about 100 in the last five years, but Coleman is among the most interesting. “It has that tremendous significance, and I think one of the unique features of Coleman is the whole,” he says. “The whole is greater than the sum of its parts.” However, the open house couldn’t give a heritage designation to every building in Coleman due to cost constraints. Instead, the crowd had to choose 30 from among 80 under consideration. The 30 buildings would then be subject to thorough research. Merinda Conley of the Alberta Main Street Program, which gives grants to communities to support historic development, explains why they appealed to the community for help. “It’s an opportunity for us to gain some knowledge that you may have,” she says. They got a tremendous response. “I have to say this is the biggest turnout we’ve ever had,” says Robert Earley of the Main Street Program. “We’re really impressed.” Frank Loseth, president of the Coleman Seniors Drop-In Centre, which hosted the event, believes 74 people came. Fred Bradley, chairman of the municipal heritage board, notes this was the first open house in the first phase of identifying heritage buildings in Crowsnest Pass. Next year there will be a similar project looking at Blairmore and Frank, to be followed by another concerned with Bellevue and Hillcrest. Merinda says the next open house in Coleman will likely be held in late May or early June.


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Spring cleaning on a grand scale

By Brad Quarin Community-minded individuals in Crowsnest Pass and Pincher Creek will soon have a chance to take spring cleaning beyond their own homes. Pitch-in Week, promoted by national environmentalist group Pitch-in Canada, is a time for volunteers to clear out litter in town, starting April 21. “It’s a good thing to do,” says Diane Burt Stuckey, Pincher Creek’s director of community services. “It’s kind of a community pride thing.” The efforts in Crowsnest Pass will be concentrated on April 25, when volunteers will meet at the parking lot of the Blairmore Legion at 9:30 a.m. Tracey Linderman and Kim Lutz, who work for the municipality, are helping organize the cleanup effort in co-operation with the Crowsnest Conservation Society. Kim says Crowsnest Pass has taken part in Pitch-in Week twice before and usually a dozen or fewer people have taken part. “We definitely need more volunteers,” she says, wondering if there is a lack of awareness of the program. However, Tracey says the town is advertising this year with posters and radio messages, and although only 10 people took part last time, their efforts were effective. “We did an awesome job.” With help from Pitch-in Canada, the town will provide garbage bags and gloves, and the group that meets at the Legion will then decide how to divide the work. Some may bring suggestions of areas to clean. “We are flexible for the locations,” Kim says. The project focuses on public lands, and Kim says the creek near Sobeys and Main Street in Blairmore usually need attention. Individuals don’t need to register beforehand, and Tracey urges people to come out to the Legion. “We’re happy with whoever we get,” she says. The job offers a chance to go out and work with others, as well as enjoy coffee and snacks. “It just gives them a chance to clean up our community,” Tracey says, which helps town pride. Kim adds many people are talking about beautifying the town. In Pincher Creek, the Pitch-in period will actually last a month, until May 21. Diane Burt Stuckey, who with the recreation office is promoting the program, explains they make it a month because it often snows during the designated Pitch-in Week. Pincher Creek has been participating in Pitch-in campaigns for a few years now, Diane says, and runs it through the Communities in Bloom committee. The town gets points for tidiness and having citizens involved in the community. This year, Pincher Creek will have two activities. The first is Operation Clean Sweep, in which youth groups, school groups or any other groups can be assigned parts of the community, like a hillside or part of a creek. The town will provide garbage bags and gloves. The second is the 20 Minute Makeover, in which anyone can take 20 minutes out of April 24 to collect litter around homes or workplaces. As Diane notes, asking for 15 or 20 minutes isn’t much. “Anybody can do it,” she says. The town is co-ordinating the activities, so if a group is working on an area, they should notify the town. This will make sure there is less overlap in areas groups are taking care of, and helps the town know how much garbage has been collected. The town has sent information and registration forms to schools and will advertise in the papers. At least six groups took part in Pitch-in activities last year, and 12 to 15 groups in other years. Groups who register with the town will receive certificates for their work. It’s a chance to go out, get some exercise and make the community look tidier, Diane says. The town can’t do it alone, and if everyone helps it makes a huge difference. Diane is hoping this year will see more participation in the cleanup activities. “We’ll try to promote it a little harder,” she says. To learn more, visit www.pitch-in.ca .

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The Pincher Creek & District Historical Society

is looking for full-time seasonal/summer staff for the following positions at Kootenai Brown Pioneer Village in Pincher Creek: • Gardening/landscaping • Tourist Information • Exhibit Development & Maintenance Positions available from May 6 to August 30, 2013. Closing date for applications April 26, 2013. Successful applicants will be crosstrained for all positions. 40 hours per week. Interests in history, museum work, tourism, gardening, special event preparation and excellent people skills are a definite asset. For more information on positions available go to www.kootenaibrown.org

• Temporary Part-time Education Program Assistant Dates: May 31 to June 28, 2013 Hours: 30 hours per week Duties: Historical interpretation, preparing and leading student activities under the direction of the Education Coordinator. An interest in history, crafts and cooking as well as experience working with children would be an asset.

Forward resumes for all positions to Kootenai Brown Pioneer Village, Box 1226, 1037 Bev McLachlin Drive, Pincher Creek, AB, T0K 1W0. Or email tglen. kbpv@gmail.com. Fax: 403-627-5850. No phone calls please. Some positions are for returning students only. We thank all that apply but only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

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John hopes for a return of the corps By Brad Quarin A campaign is underway to bring the Royal Canadian Air Cadets back to Pincher Creek. Local parent John Baker has been putting up posters and drumming up interest in starting a new corps, and needs five adults to get one off the ground. “I think we have a really good shot at it,” John says. “My biggest issue is trying to get the message out.” Photo by Brad Quarin The cadets are youth John Baker, left, leads a campaign to bring groups for boys and girls the Air Cadets program back to Pincher aged 12 to 18. Members can Creek. Mark Jackson, right, will be inlearn leadership and public volved if it happens. speaking skills, survival skills, first aid and gliding and take part in sports and summer camps. The free program promotes organization and physical fitness and doesn’t create any obligation to join the military. Pincher Creek used to have air and army cadets, but no longer does, with the air cadet corps moved to Crowsnest Pass. “I think what happened is they just didn’t have the numbers of kids, or the number of adults,” John says. A number of Pincher Creek kids continued to be involved in the army cadets in Fort Macleod, including John’s son. John was a motor vehicle mechanic and got involved in the cadets after his son joined the Fort Macleod corps in 2007. John used to drive about 15 Pincher Creek kids to the army cadets in the Legion’s van. “I’ve seen first-hand what this program can do for a kid,” John says. “I’ve seen a lot of kids come into the program in Fort Macleod ... with problems, that have come through the program, and it’s really turned their lives around.” His son is now 19 and the military is paying for his university education. However, a number of Pincher Creek kids have stopped going to Fort Macleod, and to John, the solution is to bring the program back home. “I’ve been trying to push for a corps here in Pincher Creek for years,” he says. However, his ambitions were met with skepticism from Fort Macleod parents. The town won’t get army cadets, but John found support from the Royal Canadian Air Cadets. “They’re very interested and keen to see what we can do here in Pincher Creek,” he says. The organization believes the town is big enough to have its own corps. To get started, they’ll need 30 kids and five adults, but John doesn’t anticipate much difficulty finding 30 kids. Five adults are needed to give up an evening each week, go through training provided by the Department of National Defence and stay with the program for some time. There is also a screening process. Mark Jackson, who used to be in the cadets and the military, is one adult who says he will definitely be involved should Pincher Creek start a corps, probably teaching drill and orientation. According to Mark, the air cadet program is largely academic. “Kids will learn something more than what they learn in school,” he says. “Don’t get me wrong, they still go out and shoot rifles and learn how to do drill.” As well, they learn military structure and history and how to use maps and compasses. The benefits of these activities include discipline, new skills and overcoming challenges, Mark says. That might scare away some kids, but he says it will attract others. “Most kids that do go through the program tend to do very well in life,” John says. At the very least, it’s a chance to make friends. “I know just with my son, some of the friends he made with the cadets are people he’s going to know for the rest of his life.” For more information, contact John at 403-627-5580.


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Harbingers of spring Sleep is slowly the surface until the lifting from the land. sun warms the soil Each snowstorm enough to trigger its determinedly rolls in growth point. to blanket the earth Personally, I’d conin white, seeming to serve my energy until insist on the continuI was quite sure we ation of winter only, wouldn’t get any more to be beaten back by snow. But some croever-strengthening cuses take the risk and sunlight. send up their shoots. I Over the winter, I picture this as a slowhave been observing motion documentary Photo by Jody Best the birds at our feed– time-lapse photogers: mountain and black-capped raphy set to music of harps and chickadees, red polls, red-breasted tinkling bells. Thick, moist stems nuthatches, whiskey jacks, Stellar’s covered with fine, whitish-green jays, downy woodpeckers, hairy hairs unfurling up, like we do in woodpeckers, Clark’s nutcrackers. yoga class, one vertebra or plant pine grosbeaks and white-winged segment at a time, until the plant crossbills. The latest additions are stem is erect and reaching for Oregon juncos that have been hangthe sun. (In reality, I’m not sure a ing out in our yard the last week. crocus would unfurl like that, or It seems that creatures are simply grow up out of the ground. returning slowly to the Pincher I like the yoga imagery, though, Creek area. A few days ago I thought so I’ll stick with that.) I saw a robin, and I’m pretty sure Slowly, and here the music I’ve heard crows recently. In shelmay soften a little, the flower may tered spots the odd blade of green open its purple petals so that its grass adds a faint hint of colour to yellow centre can track the sun weathered lawns. I recently saw across the changing sky. The a pair of swans on the ice of the crocus seems very vulnerable to Waterton River; I couldn’t tell if they me in the instant, trusting the were tundra or trumpeter swans as I warmth of the sun, yet shaking in didn’t have binoculars with me. the Pincher Creek wind. Hardy is With the increasing hours of probably a more apt descriptor of daylight in the evenings lately, I these adventurous flowers; somedefinitely feel spring is on its way. how these early blooms survive And yet … late season snowfalls. I feel tentative. The clouds above As winter’s sleep lifts and restthe Rockies tonight are roiling and lessness creeps in, I eagerly await foreboding. I imagine how a wild these fuzzy, purple harbingers of crocus might feel, sleeping under spring!

Photo by Brad Quarin

Lions support Lundbreck playground Mike Bates of the Cowley Lions presents Kim Jorgenson with a cheque for $1,000 to go toward enhancements of Lundbreck’s community playground.   Kim represents Livingstone School, the Livingstone School Parent Association and the Lundbreck Community Playground Project.   The idea for the donation came about since George Dowson belongs to both the Cowley Lions and the Lundbreck playground project, and the Lions were quick to show support to their neighbouring community. The money was raised through casinos, Mike says. The Lions frequently make donations like this.   The project aims to improve the playground on the hill for the enjoyment of the whole community. The group, started in September, consists of seniors, students and parents. The group wants to raise $150,000 to get the project going and has $32,000 so far.   “We’re on our way, but every bit helps, for sure,” Kim says.

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GROUNDSKEEPER Let’s talk about curb appeal! The Groundskeeper at our Condominium Complex is an important part of the team. They make the property look beautiful and inviting to current and future residents. You will maintain and upkeep the cleanliness of the grounds, lawn, landscaping, parking areas, and common area facilities. If you take pride in your work and find satisfaction in helping keep a property looking its best, apply today! This is a six (6) month position, which can be renewed annually.

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Bev named economic developer of the year Economic Developers Alberta has named Pincher Creek’s Bev Thornton the 2013 economic developer of the year, the association’s most prestigious honour. She received the award last week at Kananaskis during EDA’s annual conference. Bev is executive director of Alberta SouthWest Regional Alliance, and has worked with the collaborative economic development initiative of 15 communities since its formation in 2003. Alberta SouthWest also received an Alex Metcalf

Award for its regional business licence program. Successfully operating since 2003, the program enables businesses in partner communities to purchase an annual licence authorizing them operate in the other participating communities. The region experiences the broader benefits of working together. Kim Brenneis of Talisman Energy, left, and Kent McMullin, president of Economic Developers Alberta, congratulate Bev on her achievement.

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Mark Your Calendar Events and Entertainment – Full details are available in the Breeze online calendar – www.shootinthebreeze.ca Thursday, April 18 – Laughs for Lungs fundraiser - 6:30 p.m. at the Elks Hall in Blairmore – Coffee & Conversation for ESL Learners 5 p.m. at Mrs. P’s in Pincher Creek

Society event - 7 p.m. at Yates Theatre in Lethbridge. Shootin’ the Breeze has two tickets to give away. Be the first to email saying you’d love to go, to shannon@shootinthebreeze.ca

Friday, April 19 – Livingstone Range School Division Teen Talent Show - 6 p.m. at the Empress Theatre in Fort Macleod – Badminton - 7 p.m. at Matthew Halton School gym in Pincher Creek

Sunday, April 21 – First day of Volunteer Recognition Week a great time to show your appreciation!

Saturday, April 20 – Women’s Wellness Fair - 9 a.m. at St. Michael’s School in Pincher Creek – Huddlestun crib tournament - 10 a.m. at Fred Huddlestun Senior Citizen Centre in Pincher Creek – Music of Sinatra & Broadway - Alzheimer

Monday, April 22 – Town council meeting - 6 p.m. at the town hall in Pincher Creek – Whist - 1:30 p.m. at Huddlestun Senior Centre in Pincher Creek

meeting - 2 p.m. at municipal office in Coleman – Crowsnest Pass council meeting - 7 p.m. at municipal office in Coleman Wednesday, April 24 – 20 Minute Makeover (litter collection) any time during the day for Pitch-in Week in Pincher Creek – Chamber of commerce luncheon - 12 p.m. at the Heritage Inn in Pincher Creek

Tuesday, April 23 – Livingstone Sports Booster Club meeting - 7 p.m. at the school in Lundbreck – Crowsnest Pass governance & priorities

Weekly Early Childhood, Youth and School Activities Published first and third weeks each month. Adult and senior activities published second and last weeks each month.

– Parent Link playgroup - Mon. 9 a.m. at 688 Main St., Pincher Creek – Parent Link new & expecting moms group - Mon. 1 p.m. at 688 Main St., Pincher Creek – Air cadets - Mon. 6:30 p.m. at Elks Hall in Blairmore – Parent Link 3, 2, 1, Play - Mon. & Wed. 10:30 a.m. at Horace Allen School in Coleman – C.N.P. indoor playground - Mon. to Thurs. 9:30 a.m. at MDM Centre in Bellevue – Parent Link SPICE playgroup - Mon. to Thurs. 9 a.m. at Horace Allen School in Coleman – Parent Link & Brighter Futures Move, Groove & Explore - Tues. 10 a.m. at Pincher Creek United Church – Parent Link craft time - Tues. 10:30 a.m. at

Horace Allen School in Coleman – Brighter Futures Preschool Picassos Tues. 10:30 a.m. at MDM Centre in Bellevue

hall gym – Parent Link fun time - Thurs. 10:30 a.m. at Horace Allen School in Coleman

– Parenting question day - Wed. 9 a.m. at Parent Link Centre in Pincher Creek – Brighter Futures Stay for Play - Wed. 9:30 a.m. at MDM Centre in Bellevue – Story time - Wed. 10 a.m. at Pincher Creek library – Brighter Futures Rhyme Time - Wed. 10:45 a.m. at MDM Centre in Bellevue – Story time - Wed. 1 p.m. at Crowsnest Pass library in Blairmore – Army cadets - Wed. 6 p.m. at W.A. Day School in Fort Macleod

– Brighter Futures Move & Groove - Fri. 9:30 a.m. at MDM Centre in Bellevue – Brighter Futures Kids on the Move - Fri. 11 a.m. at MDM Centre in Bellevue – After-school arts program - Fri. 2 p.m. at Lebel Mansion in Pincher Creek – Parent Link Lego league - Fri. 3 p.m. at Pincher Creek pool – Fun Fridays at the library - 1st & 3rd of the month - 2 p.m. in Blairmore

– Parent Link & Brighter Futures Gymtastics - Thurs. 10 a.m. at Pincher Creek town

* Detailed information can be found in the online calendar at www.shootinthebreeze.ca

List your event by calling 403-904-2227 or emailing news@shootinthebreeze.ca Listings are free for non-profit groups, service clubs, schools, youth organizations and events advertised in The Breeze.

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Getting to know our deer friends By Brad Quarin We may have a better understanding of the elk of southwestern Alberta thanks to a massive project supported by Shell Canada and three universities. The team of researchers included Crowsnest Pass resident Dale Paton, whose work earned him a master’s degree. Having grown up here, Dale has a lifelong interest in outdoor activities like hiking, hunting and fishing, which in turn led to his interest in biology and ecology. “I enjoy being outdoors, enjoy wildlife, so it’s nice to be able to study them and understand a little bit more about them,” he says. To Dale, the outdoors provides “a treasure chest of information.” One learns how things are interrelated and the impact people have on the system. “It’s always dynamic and changing, I like that.” The elk are a part of the system, and Dale sees them in different ways. “They’re quite a regal animal,” he says. “They can be found in large herds, which are pretty impressive, and just the way they move across the landscape is appealing to watch.” At the same time, they can be a nuisance to ranchers. Elk can be hard to hunt, but he hasn’t hunted them for a few years while carrying out his research. Having studied at the University of Lethbridge, Dale worked as a consultant conservationist in industry for 20 years, helping others

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to satisfy environmental standards. He was working for Shell Canada when the company initiated the Southwest Alberta Montane Research Program to find out how its activities affect the elk population. While Shell provided the funding, the project is also in collaboration with the University of Calgary, the University of Alberta and Oregon State University. Dale found the project interesting and approached a committee of professors at the U of C so he could gain his master’s degree through the elk research. He would be collecting data for five years. The project focused on seven herds of elk in the area. To learn about their migration, the team caught elk, attached radio collars to them and tracked them via GPS. The radio collars sent information to satellites and then to a computer in Dale’s office. “It ended up being the biggest GPS elk study in North America,” he says. Among Dale’s findings on elk migration was that elk take specific trails to the mountains, which he says was uncertain before. He also found elk have “stopovers,” certain areas where elk stop to feed and re-energize. Those stopovers are always over 500 metres from human roads, Dale says. Other researchers on the project documented how human activity is changing the distribution of wildlife. They found out gates restricting

Photo courtesy of Dale Paton

Conservation consultant Dale Paton tracks elk.

people’s movements are quite helpful to give animals space. These findings are useful to industry in planning development, as people can try to keep 500 metres away from the animals’ stopovers. Fish and Wildlife can also better regulate human recreation based on the information, and ranchers can learn about the elk migrating through their lands. Dale secured his master’s in August. With his writing and analysis completed, he is now spreading what he learned, giving presentations. He would like to give some of these presentations closer to home, at Crowsnest Consolidated High School or Livingstone School, where his wife, Karen, teaches. For more information, check out the project’s website at www.montaneelk.com .

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Ultrasound Preview – Jade

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Ultrasound Preview – Joshua

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Ultrasound Preview – J0rdan

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Ultrasound Preview – Joseph

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FREE Parenting Discussion Groups

Managing Fighting and Agression Tuesday, April 16 – 6 to 8 p.m. Hassle-free Shopping with Children Tuesday, May 7 – 6 to 8 p.m.

We will spend two hours discussing these topics in a relaxed group session. Your practitioner will give you tips and suggestions for dealing with your child’s problem behaviour. You’ll also receive a takehome workbook with simple exercises and information to help you implement your new strategies at home.

Call Pincher Creek Adult Learning Centre to register at 403-627-4478 * Childcare is provided *


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1. Name the song that Harry Chapin performed on the “The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson” that launched his career. 2. What was “Young Girl” about, and who released the song? 3. Name the Art Garfunkel song that was used as a soundtrack for an animated film. 4. Which group released “White Rabbit”? 5. Name the song with this lyric: “At night, when all the world’s asleep, the questions run so deep.” Answers 1. “Taxi,” in 1972. The response was so great that Chapin was brought back the very next night for an encore. 2. The 1968 song, by Gary Puckett & The Union Gap, told of a man discovering that his lover was underage. The song peaked at No. 2 in the U.S. and No. 1 in the U.K. 3. “Bright Eyes,” in 1978. The song was used in “Watership Down.” 4. Jefferson Airplane, in 1967. The song contains references to fictional characters in Lewis Carroll’s book “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.” 5. “The Logical Song,” by Supertramp in 1979. The song is said to be a critique of an education system not focused on knowledge.

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1. Is the book of Titus in the Old or New Testament or neither? 2. From Isaiah 45, whom did God ask, “Shall the clay say to him that fashioneth it”? Gideon, Peter, Cyrus, Elijah 3. For how many days did Goliath take his stand for a man to fight him? 2, 6, 10, 40 4. From Acts 5 and 12, how many times was Peter delivered from prison by an angel? 2, 5, 12, 70 5. Which Psalm is a Prayer of Moses, the man of God? 23, 90, 117, 150 6. Who sold his birthright for a pottage of lentils? Cain, Jacob, Esau, Abel ANSWERS: 1) New; 2) Cyrus; 3) 40; 4) 2; 5) 90; 6) Esau Contact Wilson Casey at trivia@ writeme.com (c) 2013 King Features Synd., Inc.

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April 17, 2013 issue of Shootin' the Breeze