Drayton Valley

2017 assessment for Brazeau County shows road to recovery approaching

By Laine Mitchell (Twitter: @Laine_Mitchell)
April 4, 2018 - 11:10am

After a steep decline in total assessments for Brazeau County during the oil crash, last year's number show a slow but steady overall improvement. 

The 2017 assessment grand total was almost identical to 2016's at $3.7 billion, with just a difference of $1.4 million between the two. 

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UPDATE: Mountie recovering following vehicle pursuit and shooting near Evansburg

By Laine Mitchell (Twitter: @Laine_Mitchell)
March 29, 2018 - 11:25pm Updated: March 31, 2018 - 9:42am

An RCMP member injured during a fatal shooting near Evansburg on Thursday remains in hospital but is recovering well and in good spirits.

That according to Evansburg RCMP who have identified the officer as Sergeant Brian Topham, Evansburg Detachment Commander.