|$15,000 over three years to Breakfast for Learning |
Bear Tools Ltd. is guaranteeing kids in the region will continue to enjoy healthy food through the Breakfast For Learning program in Brooks for the next three years.
Ken Langevin, president of Bear Tools and Cindy Pasos, director of Bear Tools, presented Susan Ellingson, president of the Brooks chapter of Breakfast for Learning the first third of their $15,000 pledge at the end of November.
“Ken is giving back to the community,” said Pasos who added Langevin chose the program because it has to do with children.
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|Doc Walker performs fireside concert in minus 40C|
Instead of packing it in and returning to the warmth of the CP Holiday Train following a power outage on the train, Doc Walker and Santa Claus performed a short fireside concert for the crowd.
The 15th annual Holiday Train, in support of Canadian food banks, arrived in Brooks at about 8:30 p.m. as about 50 people were keeping warm by campfires in the frigid cold temperatures of minus 40C.
Melanie Doan put on an energetic performance then CP officials presented $5,500 to Brooks Food Bank manager Gwen Cameron. Full Story >
|Former Bandit missing from Pincher Creek residence|
The search for former Brooks Bandits forward. Taylor William Elliott has been called off.
He is believed to have left his Pincher Creek home on Dec. 1 at about 4:30 a.m.
A friend of Elliott’s, who asked not be identified, said she was with him the night before he disappeared.
She, Elliott and his girlfriend were at a bonspiel in Pincher Creek.
She said he left in a vehicle and at about 3:30 a.m. the vehicle hit a light pole. Full Story >
|Temperatures hard on county equipment|
Temperatures of -30C were hard on county equipment as staff discovered last week.
“Breakdowns are the prevailing thing these days,” said Mark Harbicht, the county’s director of municipal services.
He told council last Thursday the snow blower that is used to load and remove snow from the hamlets was in the shop, graders have broken down.
“We have a couple of backup graders in the yard that we’ve pushed out the door but if something happens, services will be delayed further,” he said. Full Story >