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A look back... by JAMIE NESBITT - Bulletin Editor
EID junior high track stars
break 12 records, tie four  Full Story >
Bob Scammell – Alberta Outdoors
The trouble with the end of a soft winter or the early start of a hard spring is that outdoors people get into their outdoors pursuits before the objects of those pursuits are quite ready. Readers have already been out and about after morel mushrooms and, because they have been skunked, are asking me how to find, and see them.
It is just too early, too dry and too cold at night for morels. No matter how high the daytime temperatures, it has been freezing every night. To inspire their emergence, morels need night time air temperatures from five to ten degrees C. and a soil temperature of around 12 degrees C. In my early spring fishing I always kept an eye out for morels, and stuck my water thermometer (a Taylor air conditioning thermometer) into the ground as often as into the water.   Full Story >
Just a few words... by Jon Nesbitt
Birthdays
Tuesday, April 26 – Jonathan Nesbitt
Wednesday, April 27 – Patsy King
Friday, April 29 – Kelly Brodie
Jerry Seinfeld
Saturday, April 30 – Henry Hulsman
Kerry Crapo
Lisa Knutson
Sunday, May 1 – Kathy Gette
Cheryl Juska
Monday, May 2 – Arlene Currie  Full Story >
Life as I know it! by Colleen Crawford
Yes Woman  Full Story >
Millennials helped, and could hurt, PM - NATIONAL AFFAIRS by CHANTAL HEBERT
But for young millennial voters Justin Trudeau might not have won a majority victory last fall.
As an Abacus Data study confirmed this week, the younger cohort of the electorate tilted the balance in favour of the Liberals. By turning out in greater numbers and coalescing behind Trudeau, voters aged 18 to 25 almost certainly made a difference between a minority and a majority.
Early indications suggest the Liberals were the preferred choice of a plurality of younger voters (45 per cent) beating the NDP (25 per cent) and the Conservatives (20 per cent). In comparison to 2011, turnout among that age group went up 12 percentage points.
Before dismissing the growth of the youth vote and its impact on the election outcome as a one off - essentially due to Trudeau’s status as a political rock star - it might be prudent to consider that the reverse could turn out to be true.   Full Story >
Sports Talk by Bruce Parker
With Christmas upon us, I thought it would be a good idea to clear up some current and past sport items that never got addressed.
 To begin with, one question I am continually asked is will I cheer for the Saskatchewan Roughriders now that Chris Jones is the new head coach and general manager. The answer is no even though they are my second favourite team in the Canadian Football League.  Full Story >
City keeps tax rates at minimum 

Div. 8 rec board gets smaller increase than requested 

Province commits over $6 million for Brooks hospital 

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