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Tuesday , 22 September 2020

Michael Menzies

Menzies is the editor-at-large for Connect Media. Born and raised in Vermilion, he started in May 2018 during his NAIT Radio and Television practicum and reports on local politics, sports, and community issues. He became the Bonnyville Pontiacs play-by-play voice during the 2019-20 season. He also comments on provincial and national issues. Menzies hosts Connected! Evening Monday-Thursday at 5 o’clock. He also likes to buy books and read some of them.

Two arrested after dangerous chase in Cold Lake

On Sept. 21, 2020 at approximately 7:50 p.m., Cold Lake RCMP responded to several calls regarding a vehicle that was dangerously driving into on coming traffic on Highway 28. Police located the vehicle and it fled on Highway 28 in Cold Lake running several red lights. A pursuit was initiated …

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RCMP investigate break and enter at Cold Lake business

Cold Lake RCMP are searching for leads in a break and enter to a local business. On Saturday morning at approximately 3:30 a.m, Riders Connection on 50th Street in Cold Lake was broken in to, with over $5000 worth of merchandise stolen. Roughly 20 helmets and 25 FOX brand jerseys …

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M.D. of Bonnyville starts budget discussions

The M.D. of Bonnyville is preparing their financials for next year. M.D. council and administration will begin budget deliberations Tuesday, which will be the first of five internal budget meetings, with another scheduled for Thursday. This early process begins with departments bringing their budgets to the table for council to …

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Three Lakeland First Nations with active COVID-19 cases

Twenty-four total active cases among Saddle Lake, Kehewin, Whitefish nations. Three Lakeland area First Nations are reporting active cases of COVID-19. Saddle Lake, Kehewin, and Whitefish (Goodfish) have confirmed cases of the virus as of Sunday night with a growing number of infections in the Lakeland. There are now 20 …

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17 active infections of COVID in Saddle Lake

Saddle Lake officials are reporting there are 17 active cases of COVID-19 on the nation with three recoveries on Friday night. Four new cases have been reported in the past 24 hours with the nation’s first three infections recovered. They’ve conducted 903 total tests since September 7, when band officials …

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Fitness equipment stolen from Bonnyville gym

Bonnyville RCMP are asking for any information residents may have about a break-in to a local fitness studio. Hi Energy Fitness was broken into sometime on Tuesday night, RCMP said. Mounties say multiple items were stolen, including fitness equipment, martial arts shoes, clothes and personal objects. Some of the stolen …

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One person wounded in Saddle Lake shooting

St. Paul RCMP have charged two people after a shooting in Saddle Lake last Monday morning. On Sept. 7 at approximately 1:30 a.m., RCMP responded to a report of an adult male that was shot in Saddle Lake. Police arrived and found an adult male victim outside on the driveway …

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