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Bassano unwraps NREDI’s first interactive kiosk
The region’s first information kiosk was unwrapped on Monday at Bassano’s town hall.
The Town of Bassano was granted $134,000 in regional collaboration funds by the province to partner with Rosemary and the county to conduct the tourism digital media pilot.
Three single-sided kiosks, including the one in Bassano, are worth $7,000 each
The double-sided kiosk which will be placed at the Centennial Regional Arena in Brooks, is $12,000. Management packages to run the kiosks is an cost extra.  Full Story >
Chamber 2015 edition focusing on membership

The newest staff member at the Brooks and District Chamber of Commerce says it’s time to find out what members want and why they are members of the local board of trade.
“It’s time to get in touch and ask them what it means to be a part of this Chamber and ask members how and why we are serving them and why are they paying the membership,” says new executive director Karen Vogelaar.   Full Story >
Chief estimates Hwy. 873 fire at $190,000
The cause of last Monday night’s garage fire at an acreage on Hwy. 873 south of Hwy. 544, is still under investigation with an estimated loss of about $190,000.
County fire chief Keith Martin estimates the loss at $150,000 for the 90 square feet rectangular storage shop garage which took the brunt of the fire damage and was the westernmost structure in a row of three.  Full Story >
Christ the King students spread the holiday cheer
Making the holidays better for area residents is what students at Christ the King were up to Tuesday morning.
“Classes were working on what we call some ‘Christmas Good Works’ projects,” said principal Kelly Ehalt Tuesday as students traveled to such places as Sunrise Garden, Canadian Tire, Brooks Food Bank, St Mary’s Church and other destinations spreading cheer and Christmas spirit.  Full Story >
Police urge drivers to use Gun Club Road not Hwy. 1
Brooks Constable Wade Oliver can’t understand why JBS Food employees who drive to work aren’t using Gun Club Road.
“The shift change is the biggest part. That’s when we have the collisions. I’m really surprised nobody’s died there recently. They’re all big, big collisions,” he said.
Oliver was responding to a collision shortly after 6 a.m. on Dec. 9 when a northbound car was struck by a westbound pick up truck.  Full Story >
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