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EID considers land lease for solar farm
As The Bulletin has been reporting and is now confirmed in the Eastern Irrigation District’s November newsletter, the district is considering leasing a large parcel of land to Solar Krafte for a solar farm. While the EID reports it will be a 450 megawatt project, the Alberta System Electric Operator (AESO) reports it will be 400 megawatts. Regardless, the district is considering leasing 5,000 acres for the solar project on community pasture around the ATCO AC/DC Newell Substation on Highway 36.
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Buffalos roll to opening season basketball win
Brooks Composite High Buffalos senior boys basketball team rolled to an impressive opening season win Thursday night. The Buffalos took on the host cross-town rivals St. Joseph’s Crusaders and picked up a 91-49 victory. It was both team’s first game in the South East Basketball Conference. A packed gymnasium created the atmosphere while both clubs provided the entertainment. Deng Dak led the way for the Buffalos with a 30 point performance while Amir Aliye, Dylan Wandler and Peyton MS-Obeng all had double digit efforts.
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Ukulele lessons for students is part of BJHS Passionate Fridays
Brooks Junior High students have an opportunity to pursue option classes they are passionate about every Friday afternoon. Passionate Fridays allow students to stick with their chosen activity for two and a half hours rather than just one period before moving on to the next class. Options vary and include everything from wrestling and knitting to even learning how to play a Ukulele. Teacher Bev Watson said a group of students started learning how to play the stringed instrument as a lunch time group last year.
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Brooks and area RCMP report 

Audit shows Grasslands finances are healthy 

Bandits win back-to-back games against Canucks 

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