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Fort Assinniboine association facing labor shortage

The head of Fort Assinniboine Historic Preservation Association said the association is facing an ongoing staffing issue that's preventing it from doing many things it would like to in preserving the area's military history.

Association Board Chair Ron VandenBoom said their bylaws stipulate that they need nine members and they only have eight at the moment, and those eight who are there are getting on in years and are increasingly unable to physically contribute to the fort.

"We're all getting old," VandenBoom said.

He said while money is always a matter of discussion when it comes to op...


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