A large crowd gathered to welcome WestJet's first official touchdown in Brandon's Municipal Airport. Flights between Brandon and Calgary officially started on Sept. 3 and Westman gathered to celebrate. Those who attended enjoyed free entertainment, refreshments and they witnessed the very first touchdown of WestJet's Bombardier Q400 NextGen aircraft on our airport's runway.
» Mariah Phillips is a long-time Brandon resident and lead singer in the band Misty Street. She will be dropping into many of the major social events in the Wheat City. This column will run regularly, depending on the community's social calendar.