April 8, 2020
The Virtual Tours of Kootenai Brown Pioneer Village continues with this Podcast presentation. One of the Village’s newest exhibit buildings explores the fur trade of western Canada, the complicated role of the Hudson’s Bay Company in south-western Alberta and the HBC mercantile store in Pincher Creek.
Background: Red River Jig by John Arcand, utilized under fair use
April 7, 2020
Saddle up and hang on for another rip-roarin' tale from the history of Kootenai Brown Pioneer Village, as we tell the stories of early rodeo, Guy Weadick and the 1912 Calgary Stampede and southwestern Alberta bronc busters Emery Le Grandeur and Tom Three Persons.
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March 30, 2020
A re-presentation of our first two Podcast episodes, with some clean-up and bonus materials.
Our longest podcast yet, clocking in at over 90 minutes.
Authors Ranger Gord Tolton and KBPV Curator Farley Wuth present the local railway history of Pincher Creek and area, with the building of the Canadian Pacific Railway's Crowsnest Branch, and the short line, the Kootenay & Alberta Railway.
March 20, 2020
Kootenai for Kids is back for another Pod.
We tell the story of Nechemousse - the loving life partner of Kootenai Brown, from the book "Johnny Chinook."
Then, Rosie the Riveter teaches us how to make bannock in the kitchen, while Ranger Gord stands around and talks a lot. What else is new?
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March 16, 2020
Farley and Ranger Gord take a look at an obscure newspaper published from "Scott's Coulee", for just a few weeks in 1896. To comment on the Canadian General election, a broadsheet called "The Outlaw" printed just six editions, promising to skewer all candidates equally.
March 10, 2020
Ranger Gord read's Farley Wuth's histories of the Windsor Hotel in Lundbreck; and the Alberta Hotel in Pincher Creek.
March 4, 2020
Begin Spring with a Fling! At Kootenai Brown.
Friday, March 20, 2020 at 5:30 PM
Spring Fling Supper with the Southern Accord Chorus!
Celebrate spring with a lovely evening of great food and music! Tickets include a full dinner with dessert, entertainment by Lethbridge's Southern Accord Chorus and a 'behind the scenes' guided tour of the new and improved Beere Exhibition Hall exhibits! See the historic Bridal Parlor with dresses dating back to the 1800s, new additions to the General Store with expanded ladies and babies vintage fashions and toy store. New Military and Coop exhibits to see as well! Advance tickets $40.00 on sale now.
February 18, 2020
On Saturday February 15, the profile of Main Street Pincher Creek was altered by the sudden loss of the King Edward Hotel to fire. Kootenai Brown Pioneer Village pays homage to our lost landmark with a history compiled and written by Curator Farley Wuth.
Read and produced by Gord Tolton