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Wednesday , 14 April 2021

Jena Colbourne

Scott Cyr Calls For Better Electronic Monitoring Program

***statement from The Alberta Wildrose Party*** Wildrose Shadow Justice Minister Scott Cyr called for reforms after a convicted Edmonton sex offender wandered the streets without an electronic monitoring bracelet and broke his release conditions just seven days after release.   The offender was allowed to remove his electronic bracelet despite …

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Foundation Footcare Offers Medical Footcare in St. Paul

Denise Petruk never expected to find her passion when she started working part-time at Magic Fingers in St. Paul in 2012. She needed a place to reconnect with herself and discover who she was after being a stay-at-home-mother-of-four for so long. It was through working part-time at the salon Denise …

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AHS Issues Advisories for Local Lakes

Alberta Health Services have issued advisories for the following lakes in The Lakeland and surrounding areas: Stoney Lake Lac LA Biche Lake Thunder Lake Baptiste Lake Lake Isle The following is from Alberta Health Services’ website If there is a blue green algae advisory for a body of water you …

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The World Jr. A Challenge Could Be Coming to Bonnyville

A committee has been formed to bring The World Jr. A Challenge to Bonnyville. Committee member, and long-time voice of The Bonnyville Jr. A Pontiacs,  Robb Hunter, explains the event is much like The World Juniors, “it’s the Jr. An equivalent of the actual World Juniors that everyone gets so …

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Sewer Problems on 52nd Avenue in Bonnyville

On July 14th, residents from the 52nd avenue area in Bonnyville attended the regular Town Council meeting to pleed with council to take a look into problems that have been plaguing residents for some years. Over the years there have been a number of sewer backups and homes that have …

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Update on 51 Avenue Construction in Bonnyville

On July 14th, Council for The Town of Bonnyville received an update on the construction on 51st avenue. Mayor of Bonnyville, Gene Sobolewsi, asks residents to be patient with the construction process, “for the time being, the road will remain close so that the operations will continue.” Construction has caused …

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Elk Point’s Mark Letestu Signs with The Edmonton Oilers

On July 3rd, I chatted with Mark Letestu on his signing with The Edmonton Oilers. Although not born in Elk Point, Mark was raised in town and proudly proclaims his alliance with the town whenever asked. Mark, like many hopeful young hockey players began his career with The Bonnyville Jr. …

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Dewberry’s Kurt Bensmiller Wins The Calgary Stampede

Many in the World Professional Chuckwagon Association (WPCA) circuit are calling Kurt Bensmiller the new era of racing. Coming off his consecutive Calgary Stampede win, it’s safe to say there’s a new face of the chucks and that belongs to Kurt. I spoke with Kurt the day after his second …

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