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.
Tens of thousands of people fled their homes, many with nothing but the clothes on their backs. Highways were gridlocked as fire burned alongside the roads, and clouds of thick black smoke blanketed Fort McMurray. A terrifying situation for those living in the community. A radio morning show host in the city ended up being evacuated to the..more »
This week a year ago the political landscape of Alberta experienced a seismic shift. After almost 44 years of rule the Progressive Conservatives ceded power to an unlikely party, the NDP. “I think we made a little bit of history tonight,” said Premier Rachel Notley at her victory..more »
An average homeowner in Medicine Hat will be paying $2,166 in property taxes in 2016. That’s up $83/year, or $6.92/month. Those figures are based on an average home with an assessed value of $250,550. Part of the 4% increase comes from a rise in education property taxes implemented by..more »
A group in favour of uniting the right had a vote this weekend to do what many consider to be the exact opposite of their goal. 400 members of “Alberta Can’t Wait” voted in favour of the idea to create a new conservative party on Saturday in Red Deer. The group had originally been..more »