Wednesday , 14 April 2021

Angela Mouly

Angela comes to Lakeland Connect after leaving traditional newspaper where she spent the past four years reporting on community events. Her repertoire includes writing about history, politics, agriculture, sports, entertainment and art. She was the third place recipient of an AWNA General Excellence Award for “Best Front Page” during their 2016 Better Newspaper Competition. Angela has lived in rural Alberta all her life and in Vermilion for the past 15 years. She looks forward to continuing to serve and inform the Lakeland community by joining in people's many adventures and sharing their stories.

Paralympian Jolan Wong prepares for Tokyo

Vermilion’s Jolan Wong is training for her second Paralympics, and began camp Thursday in Edmonton. For the next four days, she and the rest of the Team Canada Women’s Sitting Volleyball athletes and their coaches will overtake the Saville Community Centre, preparing for the Paralympic Games in Tokyo, Japan in …

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Jr. B Tigers claim first win

The Vermilion Jr. B Tigers hosted the Cold Lake Ice last night, winning 4 – 1. The Ice outshot the Tigers 14 – 10 in the first period, but Dylan Eistetter was the first to score, giving Vermilion a 1 – 0 lead. “It’s one way to start of the …

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Taste testing event cancelled in Vermilion

Savor was cancelled Monday morning in light of recent provincial regulation changes. The board weighed the decision and has been receiving positive support so far, which was meant to keep the community’s best interest at heart. “The Savor event was intended to bring our community a sense of ‘normalcy’ during …

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New RCMP member in Vermilion

The Vermilion RCMP has welcomed new member, Constable Olivia Skillings. Originally from a rural community outside Woodstock, Ontario–Skillings is at ease in Vermilion, and even helped out on a farm when she was very young. “When I found out my post and that it was a rural area, I was …

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Rogers speaks on new 5G cell tower in Vermilion

Rogers Communications has erected a new tower along Railway Avenue in Vermilion. When in-service, the site is said to provide improved wireless service including 5G coverage to the community. “Rogers built a tower in Vermilion to improve coverage in the area for customers,” said Lisha Hassanali, Public Affairs Manager for …

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Mannville’s Crossroads Museum gets a face lift

Following a fall storm, Crossroads Museum in Mannville sustained significant damage and required repairs. Owned by the village, and managed by the Mannville Historical Society, they were happy to have the work covered by insurance. “We had a horrible wind and rain storm that caused leaking and the roof needed …

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