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At 1:34 p.m. Jan. 20, Brooks members responded to a complaint of fire at a grain elevator in a rural area west of Brooks near the JBS meat plant at Range Road 150 and Highway 1.

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The Christmas celebrations may be smaller this year due to the pandemic, but the risk for impaired driving remains. MADD Canada is urging Canadians to do their part to keep roads safe over the holidays by driving sober, or arranging a sober ride home if they are going to be consuming alcohol…

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The Foremost Municipal Library’s Annual Pumpkin Festival Fundraiser is a well known and highly anticipated event as both a social event which takes place at the Community Hall around Halloween, but it is also the beloved library’s go-to event for funding.

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On December 17 just after 3:00 p.m. Coaldale RCMP received a complaint of a man walking in the area of 22nd avenue and 21st street in Coaldale upset brandishing a large hunting type knife. At one point he threaten harm to a younger person walking in the same area. The descriptors include bei…

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Avalanche Canada is proud to introduce a new addition to its online education roster. Avy Savvy is aimed at new users of the winter backcountry and provides a solid introduction to avalanche safety.

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A new study will help point the way forward for southwestern Alberta’s economic growth. The final results of the Southwest Alberta Regional Skills Study have been released and they show opportunities to enhance skills development throughout the region to support economic growth, particularly…

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On November 5, 2018, fish and wildlife officers received a report from a concerned citizen regarding the illegal killing of a grizzly bear by two individuals.  The concerned citizen was also assaulted by the two individuals for gathering evidence against them.

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The Brooks Region economic development team is thrilled to be recognized at the 2020 Economic Developers of Alberta (EDA) Annual Awards of Excellence. The Brooks Region received the award for their Branding and Communications Strategy in the Businesses & Investment Attraction category an…

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Alberta’s Residential Tenancy Dispute Resolution Service (RTDRS) is now accepting applications from residents and landlords of mobile home communities for tenancy-related disputes, including return of security deposits and disputes over damages.

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The Municipal District of Taber will be better protected from major floods caused by heavy rainfalls or snowmelts as the Government of Canada invests in important public infrastructure to better protect families, businesses and communities from the effects of extreme weather events.

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On Nov. 11, 2020, Bow Island RCMP received a report of a missing male.  Mark Jensen (51) was last seen Nov. 5, 2020, near his residence in Foremost, AB.  All of JENSEN’s vehicles have been accounted for.  Neighbors and friends have not seen him recently.  RCMP and SEASAR continue to search t…