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Wednesday , 14 April 2021

Jena Colbourne

4 Days Left on Hugginz Highway

Local philanthropist, Curtis Hargrove, set out on Hugginz Highway August 30th, from Port Alberni, BC, with the mission of spreading the love of a special friend, Angel and her handmade blankets, across two countries to Ellen DeGeneres. Running for 45 days, Curtis is now just 4 days away from Ellen’s …

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Pontiacs Hold Ground to Overtake Drumheller

The Bonnyville Jr A Pontiacs’ Saturday night game was what hockey fans could only describe as a “Gongshow”. A game that was out-of-control from the start ended with both visiting Drumheller Dragons’ coach being ejected, resulting in the refs calling the game at a 7-2 win for the Pontiacs. “They …

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Swann & Draper Sign Contract Extensions with the Pontiacs

The Bonnyville Junior A Pontiacs Hockey Organization is very proud and pleased to announce contract extensions to both Head Coach and General Manager Rick SWAN and Associate Coach and Assistant General Manager Larry DRAPER. President Jim MARTINEAU says that “On behalf of the Bonnyville Jr. A PONTIACS Board of Directors …

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Student Voice Comes to NLSD

Northern Lights School Division (NLSD) will introduce a new program, Student Voice, designed to open communication between students, teachers, senior administration; such as the Superintendent, and the board. The program is newly developed by NLSD, modeled from Assistant Superintendent Ron Taylor’s experience at schools in British Columbia. Assistant Superintendent Taylor …

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7PM Trick-or-Treating Curfew for Bonnyville & St. Paul

It’s common for towns to have Halloween curfews or regulate trick-or-treating, in fact, Bonnyville has had a curfew since the 1920’s. Yet, last year there was a huge outcry over the bylaw, which stipulates trick-or-treaters, under the age of 16, must be accompanied by an adult after 7:00 pm. This …

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The Bandits Continue to Dominate

On Saturday the Bandits will play the second game in a double-header on Walsh Field in Bonnyville, the Peewee Renegades will warm up the crowd at 3:00 pm, and the Bandits will close the show afterwards at 6:00 pm. The squad has been undefeated thus far, and things don’t seem …

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Coach Sartain Predicts Renegades Championship

The Bonnyville football has been dominating, the Bantam Bandits are undefeated, while the Peewee Renegades have only lost one game this year. The Renegades are fairly new to the league, formed in 2013, and have already made a huge name for themselves in the Lloyd Minor Football Association League. The …

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Scott Cyr Endorses Conservatives

Election day is on the horizon and while many Canadians are still undecided, Bonnyville-Cold Lake MLA Scott Cyr says he believes the Conservative party is best for Canada. Locally, Scott Cyr says he is backing the two Conservatives in his riding, “I am endorsing Shannon Stubbs and David Yuriga.” Both …

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Alberta’s First High School Level Service Rig Course Launched

On October 7th, Northern Lights School Division celebrated the erection of the rig for the first of its kind, Service Rig course offered at Bonnyville Centralized High School (BCHS). The Rig is located north of Bonnyville’s industrial area, on 54th avenue. The course is designed in two parts, the first semester …

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