The Brooks Bandits were trying to win their 21st game in a row last night in Grande Prairie, but that mission didn’t happen. The Grande Prairie Storm beat Brooks 4-1 Friday night. The Bandits still sit in first place in the AJHL’s south division with 40 points. Brooks will try to add to that total tonight in Whitecourt when they face off with The Wolverines.
Last summer outgoing Conservative MP LaVar Payne surprised some people when he said he wouldn’t be endorsing Tory candidate Jim Hillyer. At an event on July 22, 2014 Payne said “I have no problem saying that I won’t be endorsing Jim (Hillyer) just because of the fact that I know he hasn’t served his own riding, and I don’t want that to..more »
Some on City Council are concerned over the future of provincial funding for flood mitigation. The worries were sparked after the province announced earlier this week it was putting a hold on around 100 new school and modernization projects. The City of Medicine Hat has funded the berm..more »
They’re the most visible sign that an election is underway. Lately though, political parties say they’ve been disappearing a lot. At about $2-3 each, election signs are a major cost of campaigning. Locally the Liberal campaign says nearly 50 of their signs have been removed,..more »
Over the past year Alberta’s unemployment rate has rise. In Medicine Hat the unemployment rate, which was 4.6% in August, has consistently stayed well below the provincial average. Medicine Hat also has the 3rd lowest poverty rate in the country, but Mike Christie, the executive director..more »