Neil Waugh, who was at one time the best political scribe in the province, goes hunting where the wild things are in the heart of Eastern Irrigation District’s pheasant country.
Images captured by others around the deep south (of Alberta):
Brooks, Alberta’s Centennial City, prepares to celebrate its centennial with murals depicting its history.
“The small Canadian cattle-ranching city of Brooks, in south-eastern Alberta, is preparing to celebrate its 100th anniversary next year.
Painted murals depicting a proud western heritage of cattle farming, cowboys, ice hockey and the oil and gas industry have appeared throughout the city.
A century ago, immigrants cried when they reached Brooks because the landscape was so dry and inhospitable before irrigation helped it to become an oasis in the desert for cattle ranchers.”
Brings a whole new meaning to the saying “cry me a river”. You got to hand it to those first settlers. They were resourceful.
When one thinks of Alberta, chances are the first thing that comes to mind isn’t Etzikom.
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