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Friday , 5 March 2021

Michael Menzies

Menzies is the editor-at-large for Connected Media Inc. 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.

MENZIES: Whatever name is picked, fans will be needed at the games

There will be a new name for the Edmonton Football Team. Let’s take a look at the candidates:         Elk,         Evergreens,         Evergolds,         Eclipse,         Elkhounds,         Eagles,         Elements Like many others, I’m not thrilled by these name options. In …

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Gym facilities taking steps to re-open

The Cenovus Energy Wellness Centre and the CNRL Walking Track at the Energy Centre will re-open for limited use on Friday, March 5, as the Government of Alberta moves to Step 2 of its strategy to gradually ease COVID-19 restrictions. “While the Energy Centre remains closed to the general public …

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Vermilion RCMP arrest male for arson of historic building

One person has been charged as an investigation into the arson of a historic school site east of Vermilion in 2019 continues. On Oct. 17, 2019 at 6:22 a.m., Vermilion RCMP and the Innisfree Fire Department responded to a fire at the former Bowling Green School  site on Township Road …

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Offenders caught doing graffiti in Cold Lake will face $1500 fine

Those tagging Cold Lake businesses or properties will be facing increased fines. Cold Lake city council decided to triple the fine for graffiti offenders to $1500 at the Feb. 16 corporate priorities meeting after city administration reported more instances of graffiti, and want to further deter it. City staff will …

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Don’t park in bus lanes during school pick-up and drop-off: NLPS

Northern Lights Public Schools is reminding parents and motorists to not park in the bus lanes during school drop-off and pick-up times. NLPS communications officer Nicole Garner said there’s been an increase of these cases at some division schools and it’s a safety concern. “It’s causing some near misses with …

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