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.
Recent rainfall has caused Cypress County to lift its fire control order, effective at noon today. Fire permits are once again being issued. Fire Chief Dennis Mann wants to remind people they are still responsible for any fire they start – and ensuring it is fully put out. A fire ban remains in..more »
A 43-year old man is recovering from serious injuries in a Calgary hospital after a workplace injury at the Lakeside Packers meat processing plant in Brooks. A spokesperson with Occupational Health and Safety said the incident happened Monday, August 18 around 11 a.m. as workers used steam..more »
After weeks of voting, Albertans have chosen their favourite license plate. There were two versions that took the majority of the votes. Both showcase the Rocky Mountains – but the winner features grass on the bottom, while the runner up featured wheat. The new plates remove the Wildrose..more »
We have an update on the revitalization of 2nd street. The 600 block is now complete, and Wayne Smith from the City Centre Development Agency says stakeholders in that area are very pleased with the upgrades. He says next year, construction crews will move further up the street, to the 400 and 500..more »