Accessibility/Mobile Features
Skip Navigation
Skip to Content
Editorial News
Classified Sites

Brandon Sun - PRINT EDITION

Round 2 of fogging underway

Malathion filled the air in the south half of Brandon last night, as city fogging trucks made their second round in the battle against nuisance mosquitoes.

The north half can expect its share tonight.

After an updated count done yesterday verified that the city’s trap-count average was more than 1,000, the city confirmed its plans to move ahead with the second round of fogging.

Initial mosquito fogging was done last week. The city is covered in two halves, north of Victoria and south of Victoria.

This week, the city fogged the south half of Brandon first. That was last night. So long as the weather holds, the north half of Brandon will be done tonight.

Residents who are opposed to being fogged with malathion can apply for a 90-metre buffer zone around their homes, upon presenting proof of residency. Buffer zones have to be re-registered every year; applications are accepted up to 7 p.m. the evening that spraying is done.

» Brandon Sun

Republished from the Brandon Sun print edition July 17, 2014

  • Rate this Rate This Star Icon
  • This article has not yet been rated.
  • We want you to tell us what you think of our articles. If the story moves you, compels you to act or tells you something you didn’t know, mark it high. If you thought it was well written, do the same. If it doesn’t meet your standards, mark it accordingly.

    You can also register and/or login to the site and join the conversation by leaving a comment.

    Rate it yourself by rolling over the stars and clicking when you reach your desired rating. We want you to tell us what you think of our articles. If the story moves you, compels you to act or tells you something you didn’t know, mark it high.

Sort by: Newest to Oldest | Oldest to Newest | Most Popular 0 Commentscomment icon

You can comment on most stories on brandonsun.com. You can also agree or disagree with other comments. All you need to do is register and/or login and you can join the conversation and give your feedback.

There are no comments at the moment. Be the first to post a comment below.

Post Your Commentcomment icon

Comment
  • You have characters left

The Brandon Sun does not necessarily endorse any of the views posted. Comments are moderated before publication. By submitting your comment, you agree to our Terms and Conditions. New to commenting? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions.

Malathion filled the air in the south half of Brandon last night, as city fogging trucks made their second round in the battle against nuisance mosquitoes.

The north half can expect its share tonight.

Please subscribe to view full article.

Already subscribed? Login to view full article.

Not yet a subscriber? Click here to sign up

Malathion filled the air in the south half of Brandon last night, as city fogging trucks made their second round in the battle against nuisance mosquitoes.

The north half can expect its share tonight.

Subscription required to view full article.

A subscription to the Brandon Sun Newspaper is required to view this article. Please update your user information if you are already a newspaper subscriber.

letters

Make text: Larger | Smaller

Brandon Sun Business Directory
Sudden Surge: Flood of 2014
Opportunity Magazine — The Bakken
Why Not Minot?
Welcome to Winnipeg

Social Media