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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

Northern Alberta teen lands 120-day sentence for B&E, pointing gun at cop

Northern Alberta teen lands 120-day sentence for B&E, pointing gun at cop

Justice warns 17-year-old that 'consequences change very fast'
Two vehicles fall through thin ice at Calling Lake

Two vehicles fall through thin ice at Calling Lake

Two vehicles fall through thin ice Feb. 1 and 2
Bigstone Cree Nation renews state of local emergency

Bigstone Cree Nation renews state of local emergency

Bigstone Cree Nation Chief Andy Alook points to crime, lack of mental health resources as critical issues
Athabasca Fire Chief reflects on Jackfish Lake fire

Athabasca Fire Chief reflects on Jackfish Lake fire

Fire chief reflects on some lessons learned in the largest fire of the last five years
Athabasca University officially ends contentious virtual work policy

Athabasca University officially ends contentious virtual work policy

Staff members are still able to work from home, but AU President Dr. Alex Clark said they now have more choice over where they work from
Unoccupied car rolls into Boyle hospital doors

Unoccupied car rolls into Boyle hospital doors

RCMP say no one was injured in the collision
Violence in Calling Lake results in state of emergency extension

Violence in Calling Lake results in state of emergency extension

Crime wave provokes call for state of emergency in Northern Alberta community
Athabasca RCMP investigating suspicious fire

Athabasca RCMP investigating suspicious fire

A family of seven escaped unharmed from their burning home in Athabasca, which had the words 'Go home' sprayed on the garage.
Youth pleads guilty to assault with a weapon

Youth pleads guilty to assault with a weapon

A youth who threatened a driver with a knife at an ESSO station in Northern Alberta will serve 18-months of probation which will allow them to get mental-health counselling
Wabasca RCMP looking forward to “sharing a name with the community they work in”

Wabasca RCMP looking forward to “sharing a name with the community they work in”

Formerly the Desmarais detachment, name change another important step in reclaiming culture for the Indigenous community
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