Draft Day To Doomsday 

George Alexander sports column I consider myself an eternal optimist, so I'll lead with good news first following a busy weekend of sports in Treaty 4 territory. Ethan Bear, a beloved son of Ochapowace...

Oilers draft Bear 124th overall

By Mervin Brass Ethan Bear spoke a few times with the Edmonton Oilers before the NHL draft but was still shocked when they called his name. “First of all I couldn’t believe it when I stood up to hug...

Bear awaits NHL draft

By Mervin Brass Ethan Bear wearing his bronze medal from the U18 World Hockey Championships. His brother Everett and mother Geraldine travelled to Switzerland to cheer on Team Canada. Photo courtesy of...