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No cheering in the press box!

January 23, 2018 at 2:41 pm

From the Editor’s Desk Jeff Gaye There’s a firm rule among sportswriters: no cheering in the press box. Sports media are supposed to report on the games fairly and impartially. Every fan knows they fall short, but even if the coverage is biased the rule stands: no cheering. I bring this up because the CAF Canada West women’s hockey championships will be in Cold Lake next week. As a courtesy to other base papers acrossRead More

It’s time for The Courier’s decorating contest!

It’s time for The Courier’s decorating contest!

December 5, 2017 at 3:00 pm

The Courier Deck the halls, ornament the offices, enhance the hangars! The Courier’s annual Christmas decorating challenge is here! Our staff will come and visit your workplace on Thursday, December 14 to narrow entries down to a list of three finalists. On Friday, December 15 a panel of celebrity judges will declare this year’s winner of the Singing Penguins Trophy, emblematic of CFB Cold Lake’s finest in festoonery. There are no set criteria, but imaginationRead More

The Courier, half a century later

The Courier, half a century later

November 21, 2017 at 2:50 pm

The Courier Tomorrow (Wednesday) is the 50th anniversary of The Courier Volume 1 Number 1. RCAF Cold Lake’s community newspaper made its first appearance on November 22, 1967. Its offices were right where they are today: in the Centennial Centre, also known as Building 67. Actually The Courier’s very first appearance was shortly after the base opened in 1954, but it didn’t manage to last. It was revived in 1967, giving Cold Lake military personnelRead More