Sunday , 27 September 2020

Chris Lapointe

Chris is a two-time Vancouver Film School graduate, where he originally studied screenwriting and video games. Returning home to the lakeland post-graduation, he was determined to put what he learned to use. He brings with him a laid-back attitude and a love for pop culture that he hopes can be injected into Lakeland Connect's publications.

Town picks projects for provincial stimulus money

Sewer line replacement, storm drainage, and sidewalks were chosen as projects to use with almost $765K in provincial dollars. Bonnyville might be getting some extra cash courtesy of the Municipal Stimulus Program, but to get the money the town is going to have to make a quick decision on how …

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“Sportshound” has Passion for Baseball

Elk Point’s Doug Bassett is being recognized once again. The Alberta Amateur Baseball Society has nominated Doug “the Sportshound” Bassett for his passion for baseball award in thanks for his many years of heavy involvement with the sport in the Elk Point area. Bassett’s been a ballplayer since he was …

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Therapists positions getting cut in Cold Lake

Funds that used to go through Alberta Health Services are now going to school boards, which created the cut. Two youth therapist positions will been cut in Cold Lake once a government-run program ends on September 1st, the effects of which will spill over into other youth-oriented services. The two …

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BCHS offering unique youth hockey opportunity

Family ties of incoming BCHS principal Mark Centazzo created opportunities for Bonnyville hockey players. BCHS students will get the chance to learn from some top junior hockey talent next week. The school will be hosting a one-off skate and skills event which will feature three WHL players, Zane Franklin, Dallas …

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Cold Lake RCMP rewards kids for positive behaviour

After giving out thousands of tickets for displaying positive behaviour, Cold Lake’s various police forces have determined the winners of this summer’s positive ticket program draw. In first place and winning an Apple iPad was Zylar Tupper, while tied for second was McKayla Stead and Reid Serba, who won a …

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Open house to address encroaching property in Cold Lake

Cold Lake city hall will be hosting a series of open houses to inform the public on the issue of encroachment which has been seen as an issue for the city in recent years. Encroachment is defined as the intrusion by one party into another’s property, and in Cold Lake’s …

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LAPOINTE: Staying young while growing up

As a kid I used to watch a cartoon called Rescue Heroes about rescue personnel with crazy gadgets they used to save people in emergency situations I loved it. I used to own a ton of merchandise like action figures and play sets, and when people used to ask me …

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LCSD unveils plan to get back into the classroom

Staggered starts, getting tested if you have a condition, and emphasizing hand hygiene all underlined in Lakeland Catholic’s back to school plan. Lakeland Catholic School District has released their Parent Re-entry Plan which outlines how its schools will operate in accordance with AHS guidelines once they open September 1st. According …

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