Media & Literature
Stories from the Kootenai Brown Pioneer Village Archives
PIONEER PHOTOGRAPHER HECTOR J. PERRIER
Hector J. Perrier was Pincher Creek’s first resident professional photographer.
CHRONICLES OF LOCAL JOURNALISM AND MUNICIPAL POLITICS, Part 1:
HOWARD E. DERRETT, ANNA DERRETT EDWARDS and FRANK EDWARDS
Pioneer chronicles of early journalism with the Pincher Creek Echo, are recounted in the connected genealogies of Howard E. Derrett, Anna Derrett/Edwards and Frank Thomas Edwards.
CHRONICLES OF LOCAL JOURNALISM AND MUNICIPAL POLITICS, Part 2:
ANNA DERRETT/EDWARDS AND FRANK EDWARDS
This story continues a look back at Anna Derrett, who after the death of her her first husband Howard, carries on with the Pincher Creek Echo, and remarries to Frank Edwards
THE LIFE AND TIMES OF ROCKY MOUNTAIN ECHO FOUNDER ELIAS T. SAUNDERS
Elias T. Saunders has a lasting legacy in Alberta media, as the founder of 19th-century newspapers in Fort Macleod, Lethbridge, and in Pincher Creek, all of which are still in operation.
THE FRONTIER HISTORY OF OUR OWN WEEKLY NEWSPAPER: THE PINCHER CREEK ECHO
Still in print, the Echo has served Pincher Creek and area for more than 120 years.