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Brandon, CA
Sunday, September 22, 2019

Bridge be gone!

Brandon’s city council, led by Mayor Rick Chrest, has again cleaned up a mess left by its predecessors by voting almost unanimously to tear down the outdated and downright dangerous Eighth Street Bridge. It wasn’t an easy decision. But council made the correct move at its regular April 4 meeting. As I wrote in my…

435 Transport and Rescue Squadron to Conduct Night Flare Search and Rescue Exercises near Shilo

17 WING WINNIPEG, Man – 435 Transport and Rescue (T&R) Squadron will conduct night exercises in the vicinity of the Shilo Range between April 11 and 14 from 8:00 p.m. to one o’clock in the morning. (The Shilo Range is located Southeast of Canadian Forces Base Shilo and west of Highway 238.) The training exercise…

BRHC Doubles Down on Popular Fundraising Event

Obviously last year was a big enough of a hit to do it again or let it ride so to speak as the second annual Vintage Vegas night has been set for Friday, April 22nd at Imperial Ballroom of the Vic Inn. We recently spoke with Gail Janz (Foundation Assistant) to get an update on how…

Fear mongering served up in the food court

  One of the low points of the local provincial election campaign to date came at the 27-minute point into a debate earlier this week in the food court at the downtown Town Centre. “I think we just heard the code for ‘you’re going to be cut’,” Brandon East NDP incumbent Drew Caldwell stated. “A…

Asessippi season wraps up with a splash

That's a wrap on the ski season at Asessippi Ski Area & Resort, near Russell, MB. Conditions were quite fine and an estimated 200 skiers and boarders came out to celebrate the end of the season with one last run. My son Riley just purchased a snowboard at Brandon's Stream & Wood and was really…
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