Wednesday , 15 July 2020
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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.

Multi-vehicle collision on Highway 660

Travellers who use Highway 660 can expect delays or should a different route on Tuesday. There is a multi vehicle collision on Tuesday afternoon on Highway 660 near Range Road 455. Alberta 511 reports there is a lane closure, speed reduction and flag person’s on the scene. Delays are expected. …

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Fighter Jets hosting youth football camp in August

Lakeland area peewee and bantam football players will get a chance to learn new skills this summer. The Cold Lake Fighter Jets adult football team is hosting a youth football camp on August 8 with a focus on skills and drills instead of hitting because of public health guidelines. Damen …

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Cold Lake RCMP detachment, Constable thank public for support

The Cold Lake RCMP detachment is offering words of thanks from the injured Constable and Staff Sergeant Scott Buchanan after the assault on Tuesday. The Mountie was allegedly assaulted and hit with their own baton in the Walmart parking lot Tuesday evening before the perpetrator left, an eyewitness said on …

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Cold Lake street improvements begin

Cold Lake residents can expect to see more street improvements this year, as the Annual Capital Street Improvement Program gets underway. “The focus is on streets that have a fair amount of traffic, or those that can no longer wait for repairs,” said Mayor Craig Copeland in a press release. …

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NOTICE: 54th Avenue Line Painting

Bonnyville residents should look for alternative routes instead of 54th Avenue on Friday and Saturday evening. That road will have line painting done starting at 7:00pm from 66th Street to Highway 28. This is weather dependent and change if conditions are not suitable. The Town asks residents to use other …

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Seven high-school grads receive Osum Awards

Osum Oil Sands Corp. has announced the recipients of the 2020 Leader of Tomorrow Award. This $1000 bursary recognizes Grade 12 students in the Bonnyville and Cold Lake area who make a positive difference in their school and communities. Thus year’s recipients of the Leader of Tomorrow Award are: Hunter …

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M.D. of Bonnyville Council Highlights July 8, 2020

MUNICIPAL DISTRICT BONNYVILLE NO. 87 COUNCIL HIGHLIGHTS July 8, 2020 Keeping you informed of the services, business and development that affect YOU! Emergency Alert Council approved the unbudgeted purchase of an emergency notification system for $4,900 for Voyent Alert, to be funded from the Public Safety Budget. The application will …

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Blue-green algae seen in Lac Sante

A blue-green algae bloom has been identified in areas of Lac Sante between St. Paul and Two Hills. Residents and visitors near the lake are advised to avoid all contact with blue-green algae blooms and if contact occurs, wash with tap water as soon as possible. Do not swim or …

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