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Changes in store for The Bulletin
After 107 years of continuous publishing we think it’s time for a change.
Our readers have told us from time to time that they would prefer a newspaper that is easier to handle and with more features and a crisp new look.
As of the April 4, 2017 issue, they will get their wish.
We are moving from the large broadsheet format to a 17 inch high tabloid that will be easier to handle no matter where you read the paper.  Full Story >
CNRL to shut in 170 wells on EID land
Canadian National Resources Limited (CNRL) informed the Eastern Irrigation District they will be closing in a number of wells in the southern end of the district.
“They sent us their abandonment list for 2017. There are 172 wells on it,” Nathan Fontaine told the board last Monday.
The wells will be closed this year and the reclamation project will begin next year.
Fontaine said he was going to have a meeting to go through logistics including amendments for access roads and to identify the trespass areas to be cleaned up.  Full Story >
Graham, George not seeking re-election to EID board
Eastern Irrigation District board chair Floyd George from the Gem/Bassano area and director George Graham from the Scandia/Rainier/Bow City division area are not seeking re-election.
While George has served for 15 years, Graham served three years.
“When I agreed to run for the vacant director’s position three years ago I committed to my family that if I was successful I would stand for one term or two maximum,” said Graham.  Full Story >
Lab services moves to hospital
The blood collection lab at the Newell Clinic will close at the end of the day on Friday and reopen in its temporary location at the former long term wing of the Brooks Health Centre on Monday morning.
The temporary location will open on Monday at 7:30 a.m. It will be open from Monday to Fridays until 5 p.m.
Alberta Health Services had planned to move into the Cassils Road location on April 1 which is the day they will take over the labs in southeast Alberta, but construction forced the move to mid-June.
The lab is expected to move into its permanent site on Cassils Road in June.  Full Story >
Lakeside Leisure renamed JBS Canada Centre
The Lakeside Leisure Centre is now the JBS Canada Centre.
JBS Food earned the centre’s naming rights with a $1 million contribution to the City of Brooks over the next 20 years.
“JBS Canada is committed to being a positive presence in the communities in which we live and work,” said JBS CEO David Colwell.  Full Story >
Resident claims fraudulent water bills issued
A Rolling Hills resident claims the county-issued water bills are nothing but a cash cow and utter fraud and include numbers picked out of the air.
Last Thursday Dave Stabbler told council he almost brought the police with him to the county because of what he says is fraudulent billing.  Full Story >
Youngster’s finger stuck in playground equipment
The mother of a three-year-old is upset after her child’s finger got stuck in playground equipment on the weekend.
For the last two to three years Tammy Ranch has told people she is concerned about the danger presented by the holes that are the “size of a three -year-old’s finger” in the playground equipment at Roselea Park in Sunnylea.  Full Story >
CNRL to shut in 170 wells on EID land 

Lab services moves to hospital 

Graham, George not seeking re-election to EID board 

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