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Responsibility for grassfire
A group of youth took responsibility for last Thursday evening’s grassfire that burned an area of about 30 metres by 30 metres south of Brooks. Deputy fire chief Stewart Luchies said the fire, which ignited in a field south of Brooks, was caused by youth playing with parachute rockets. “They started the fire and called 911,”Luchies said. He added that he thanked them for remaining on scene then “lectured” them on the dangers of what they were doing especially because it’s so dry.
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Junior Fencing Club keeps kids on their toes
Liam Anderson has only been fencing for a little over two years, but his mettle has resulted in medal. He recently picked up a bronze in the U15 fencing and like many in the community, found the sport in Brooks courtesy of Alan Nelson. The grade seven student at Brooks Junior High School is one of a handful at the Brooks Junior Fencing Club every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. “The season traditionally goes from September to May, but the higher you get into it the longer throughout the year you’re going to go,” Nelson says.
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A look at 2010-2013 city objectives accomplished with Mayor Martin Shields
With city officials hammering out goals and objectives for the new council term, the Bulletin sat down with Mayor Martin Shields to talk about council’s 2010 to 2013 goals and objective completion. “Council over the past number of terms has set strategic objectives to set the general direction of the community,” says Shields. Council goals and objectives form the basis of departmental direction, work plans and work priorities in Brooks.
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Province addressing fish population in Lake Newell 

Bassano council says premier’s resignation affects hospital project 

Marshall Drain total rehab price tag nears $2 million 

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