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Cole Brennan

Cole Brennan

Cole joined the Athabasca Advocate in 2023 as a reporter. He covers a little bit of everything, including municipal politics, court, and Jr/Sr High sports.

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Recent Work by Cole

Alberta government renews STARS funding for next 10 years

Alberta government renews STARS funding for next 10 years

Air ambulance service a successful example of private/public cooperation: Danielle Smith
Alberta MP in hot water following same sex marriage podcast comments

Alberta MP in hot water following same sex marriage podcast comments

Arnold Viersen apologized after saying he would ‘vote gay marriage down’, saying his statements didn't represent those of Leader Pierre Poilievre
We asked: What makes each NDP candidate unique?

We asked: What makes each NDP candidate unique?

Each candidate in the NDP leadership spoke about the state of the race, their campaign, and what they hoped to take away from their stops in rural Alberta
More than 200 attend NDP forum in Northern Alberta

More than 200 attend NDP forum in Northern Alberta

Alberta NDP candidates looking to replace Rachel Notley were in Athabasca.
Five day search for missing Alberta senior called off

Five day search for missing Alberta senior called off

A ground and air search for 76-year-old Lorraine Popowich has ended. The woman was last seen Tuesday and went missing while looking for some lost cattle.
Gil McGowan drops out of NDP leadership race, unable to raise $60,000 fee

Gil McGowan drops out of NDP leadership race, unable to raise $60,000 fee

Another Alberta NDP leadership hopeful has dropped out of the race.
Nine search and rescue teams looking for missing Northern Alberta senior

Nine search and rescue teams looking for missing Northern Alberta senior

72-hour mark approaching after 76-year-old woman reported missing north of Athabasca
RCMP, searchers looking for missing Northern Alberta senior

RCMP, searchers looking for missing Northern Alberta senior

Lorraine Popowich, 76, has been missing since Tuesday and searchers are hoping her dogs will lead them to her.
Canoe Lake fire under control, crews worked all week on hot spots

Canoe Lake fire under control, crews worked all week on hot spots

‘Precipitation helped’ says fire chief, but still cautious about dangers of fire season
Canoe Lake fire, northeast of Edmonton, under control

Canoe Lake fire, northeast of Edmonton, under control

The fire, which covered 135.5 hectares or roughly 330 acres, burnt down some farm structures and outbuildings
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