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Bob Scammell – Alberta Outdoors
In the soon to be 49 years of these weekly columns, they have appeared for varying periods in a dozen Alberta newspapers. I’ve always negotiated a complimentary subscription as part of the fee with the weekly newspapers to keep the column in tune with the communities and to benefit from occasional column subjects.
The headline on a story taking up half the front page of the Jan. 13, 2015 edition of The Brooks Bulletin, really rattled my rafters: “Family, Friends Celebrate Blanche Coultis’ 100th Birthday.”  Full Story >
Just a few words... by Jon Nesbitt
Birthdays
Wednesday, January 28 – Sybil Wilson
Tersei Goerzen
Saturday, January 31 – Molly Douglass
Willie Bergman
Sunday, February 1 – Zoe Lyster
Shannalee Simpson
Monday, February 2 – Matthew Lyster
B J Grove

Thursday, January 22 – Dana Shepherd
Colleen Lyster
Tammie Parker
Friday, January 23 – Terri Benson
Sunday, January 25 – Wendy Gregory
Monday, January 26 - Karen Kallen
Tuesday, January 27 – Barry Lyster
Kim Thacker
Chris Vermeeren
Mick Shackleton
Garth Hordenchuk  Full Story >
Life as I know it! by Colleen Crawford
Mini Class Reunion  Full Story >
Picked up in passing by JAMIE NESBITT - Bulletin Editor
Former resident of Brooks dead
  Full Story >
Sports Talk by Bruce Parker
 The rodeo community lost a dear friend January 17 with the passing of Dan Buzogan.
 The Patricia area sheep rancher was a huge contributor to the area rodeo scene bringing his sheep to events such as the Brooks Kinsmen Little Britches rodeo and Patricia rodeo.
 His contribution to the sport over the years is well known and deserves to be recognized. A suggestion for consideration is changing the annual Little Britches rodeo to the Dan Buzogan Little Britches rodeo.  Full Story >
Trudeau takes more cautious approach to his promises - NATIONAL AFFAIRS by TIM HARPER
Tom Mulcair stood in Montreal Thursday and said an NDP government would cancel the Conservative cuts to the CBC.
The country did not tilt. Work days did not come to a screeching halt. The CBC News Network didn’t even cover it.  Full Story >
No panic so far in oil patch 

Bandits set for weekend series versus Kodiaks 

Persons crimes and domestics trend downward to end 2015 

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