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Brandon Sun (Newspaper) - June 24, 2002, Brandon, Manitoba A2 BRANDON June 2002 Local Rogers Video store named tops in Canada Theres a benefit social coming up for Jim Orr at the Keystone Centre on July Jim is described as the best neigh bour anyone could have and he needs a little He is recovering from surgery to remove a brain but now faces weeks of trips to Winnipeg for radiation and other The social will have a silent auction and a Rick Randall has tickets for at Walk Iff TOWN and now all Bill has to worry about is cutting the grass and looking for my lost golf Congratulations to Harvey Wright and the folks from Rogers Video in They received top honours recently as their companys top store of the year during a ceremony in The store has been around since 1998 and was recognized for excellence in customer service among other Way to go But Im afraid you Sun editor Glenn Johnson were a little late getting me this informa so Ill have to ding you for late charges next time I wanted to pass along a note I got from John Harding a couple weeks He wanted me to pass on congrat ulations to Bill Dunn and his crew at Sunnyside Golf Club for getting it into great shape early in the Thankfully we are past that weird spring It is wonderful to see pur Commonwealth Air Training Plan Museum has received its declarations of being an official historic by all levels of Im not sure if Reg Forbes is also being declared an his toric site as Reg is one of the main reasons that museum is on the map due to his tireless work and He deserves our thanks and He did ask me to pass along a request for The museum is looking for a few good men and women who can help in various That could be helping as a tour media relations and just about any other job you can think If you are contact the museum at Brandon Adult Learning Centre cele brated its seventh grad this past Saturday at Assiniboine Community BALC offers a Mature Student High School diploma and has students that range from 19 to over 55 years of Deb Walker wrote to tell us the cen tre is losing Jeff who has served as principal and the Director of Adult Jeff is this weeks Citizen of the has been the driving force behind the Deb His dedication to students and edu cation has been an inspiration to staff and He has spent countless hours ensuring these students receive a quality education and helping them reach their As well as his duties at he was part of the day care coalition that instigated the new down town daycare facility that will be locat ed a block away from our Staff will be hosting a party for all current and former staff and students on Wednesday at BALC on Rosser Avenue beginning at Thanks for the I would say 1942 was a busy summer for weddings Happy 60th anniversary to these three local A toast to Mary and Ken Hawkins and Laurie and Bernice East of along with Bill and Marj Bridgeman from the Rapid City Lets hear those glasses tinkling Talk of the Town is going to take a break now for the summer and well be back on the first Monday we publish after Ihopeyou have a great sum and in the meantime please send in items you would like to see flyers all victims of incidents CONTINUED FROM PAGE Al They landed in dense fog and rain and fought through the When calm they had suffered 28 dead and 55 But there were no Japanese on the This catastrophic battle continued for 24 hours against an enemy who was nt says an American study on friendly In the fighting in Normandy in during the Second World com manders tried to use heavy bombers to blast open holes in the German One such attack actually bombed the American 30th Infantry killing and wounding about 600 Among the dead was Lesley the highestranking American officer to die in northwest A few days another fleet of bombers missed their targets and killed or wounded 300 and Few Canadians ever again trusted the Jack Granatstein and Desmond Morton write in their A Nation Forged in It wasnt only soldiers and flyers who On June the Canadian destroyer HMCS Fraser was escorting the British cruiser HMS Calcutta when someone turned the wrong The cruiser sliced the small er ship in pieces and 42 men were Millionaire adventurer continues balloon trek LOUIS Stormy weather nearly sent adventurer Steve Fossetts around theworld ballooning quest splashing into the south Fossett used three gas burners on the balloon to counter downdrafts during squalls east of New Zealand The balloon dipped as low as 400 feet above the The margin for error was razor Fossett told his mission control center at Louis Washington left western Australia last attempting to become me first solo balloonist to circle the I only had two hours sleep last none today and the ascent back up to catch the jet stream will take half of so Im anxious to get some he told his flight centre by satellite telephone Hours Fossett appeared free and cruising at 28 mph at feet above the He has flown more than 9500 kilometres in six days and hopes to complete the trip in 15 Fossetts five earlier solo attempts ended with crashlandings in spots such as the Coral Sea and a cattle ranch in Last summers cattle ranch land ing came after 12 days in making it the longest solo balloon LOTTERIES PICK 3 SCHOOL MIT 1 GARBAGE MY 2 CONTACT US Toll DEATHS Georgia Eugenia Inga Theresa Ernest BRUCE SUN Bob leads a horse he and a are breaking for riding along the shoulder of Highway 21 on Sioux Valley First Nation Opinions on Whiteclouds future vary CONTINUED FROM PAGE Al We havent heard Bone during an afternoon horse ride with friend Carl There are all kinds of rumours that he has resigned or is about to You dont believe it until the man actu ally signs his name to Bone said Whitecloud can remain an effective hi this province people have done worse and remained in leadership posi he Mason taking part in a March for Jesus said Whitecloud should By talking to everybody hes never around the reserve A lot of people say where is he Hes never Whitecloud should be allowed to return his said Craig Everybodys got a personal nobodys he It should be up to the people to decide whether he stays or whether he Blacksmith dismissed speculation Whiteclouds arrest might have a nega tive impact on the bands casino propos The chief is just like the Hes just one He supports the idea of having it in Brandon but the council are the ones that are behind Informants should be used Gory says CONTINUED FROM PAGE Al We will ensure we apply every rec ommendation within that said He said the use of a jailhpuse infor mant is never guaranteed until the case actually gets to it is the prosecutor han dling the case who makes the final deci he Justice Peter who presided over the Sophonow said jail house informants should be prohibited from testifying except in rare circum Prosecutors should impose a in those rare of only one infor mant per Judges should strongly caution juries about the inherent unreli ability of jailhouse informants testimo he I understand theyre trying very hard in this Theyre may be trying too Youre tainting a prosecution that might otherwise be said Why would you give it a smell right from the start a 20year RCMP vet was shot during a routine traffic stop near The Waywayseecappo officer and his part ner were chased and Strongquill was gunned down just outside the towns RCMP Bell and Sand were arrested in Saskatchewan after an intensive man A third Danny was fatally shot by police during a gunfight outside a motel in about 14 hours after Strongquill was Bell and Sand remain in Their preliminary hearing is set for early next in mis province people nave aone nveryooay s got a personal me uncs mai aic utimiu Police spokesman glad protest was peaceful CONTINUED FROM PAGE Al fnr the rpst nf thp week he flooDV property over after alleg CONTINUED FROM PAGE Al After 90 marchers piled into Olympic Plaza across from city hall to listen to speeches and protest Hundreds of Calgary police most from the public order unit and riot squads sat nearby in police poised for any problems that might Al a G8 spokesman for Calgary said he wag pleased the protest was It certainly serves as an example for the rest of the he were not We know that circumstances could change at a moments have to remain The Calgary and District Labour Council had billed the march as a fam ilyfriendly outing and urged demon strators to not break the The Raging a protest group of seniors from Vancouver and bel lowed out G8 protest cloaked in their trademark frumpy dresses and floppy Brian a member of Crisis in fired up the crowd at Olympic Rosemary Brown of the Calgary Women in Global Action suggested that marchers visit the local Spy where three G8 protesters were in They need our she Police said two Americans Fransico of San and Lindsay of New York had been charged with mischief to property over after allegedly spraypainting antisummit graffiti on railway cars at the downtown Canadian Pacific Railway Sarah who is from a legal collective that helps said another G8 activist was being investi gated by immigration official and may face None of those in custody had been involved in the which created massive traffic jams with hundreds of motorists sitting at intersections for about 20 minutes at a Brandon Suns Forecast 1900965Wuthcr WMthtrOnDtiMiid i Weather Vttetvnrti Western Manitoba Forecast Cloudy in the morning with scattered showers developing in the afternoon pop Winds High Humidex H L Tonight Mainly cloudy with scattered showers pop Low Wednesday High Low Friday High Low 23 16 Tomorrow Variably cloudy pop High Low Thursday High Low UV forecast Todays UV index Time to burn Skies today tonight 6 Moderate 23 minutes Warm front Cold front Occlusion Trough H High pressure L Low pressure Storms jUfsnow Rain Sunrise Sunset Moonrise Moonset o June 24 July 02 July 10 C July 17 Brandons almanac today Temperature High Low Normal Record Last year Yesterday Precipitation Todays Normals Yesterday 0 mm Bismarck Boston Chicago Dallas Denver Fargo Houston tstorms cloudy tstorms 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