ArchivesContact UsSite Map  Search 
  View this Week’s Poll Question and Voting Results

Cabin owner upset over proposed changes to dock, boat lift policy
Eastern Irrigation District board members are changing the rules for private docks and boat lifts at Lake Newell and this is not sitting well with current landowners, cabin owners and lessees on the lake. Glen Ravnsborg, who has been a cabin owner at Kinbrook Island since 1977, said he’s never seen the side of the EID board members he now sees. He said he’s always been impressed with the EID’s attitude towards public use of the lake and the water. “But this seems kind of like a reverse of long term policy,” he said.
Read Full Story> 

Parliament Hill an eye-opener for Bow River MP Martin Shields
The first few weeks of Martin Shields’ time as a federal member of parliament have been surreal. “It’s the pinch-yourself thing,” he said. Shields won the Conservative nomination in the fall of 2014. He remained as the City of Brooks mayor until August 2015 when the federal election was called. “This was different. You’re running a national campaign based on what other people say and do or a party platform,” he said.
Read Full Story> 

Bandits pad lead on Camrose Kodiaks
A great weekend by the Brooks Bandits, combined with two Camrose losses means the home team is close to clinching the South Division title. The Bandits earned wins over both Camrose and Drumheller while the Kodiaks lost their second game by a 3-2 count to the Calgary Canucks. With the results, the Bandits now have a 14 point lead over the Kodiaks for top spot. Play Friday had the Bandits turning in a dominating performance for a 5-3 AJHL win. But the goaltending of Patrick Gora of the Kodiaks kept the game within reach.
Read Full Story> 
Pedophile ring has Brooks connection 

Fraudulent cheque writers could have been in Brooks 

Crusaders cruise to tournament victory 

SubscribeContact UsSite MapLogin