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Monday , 6 July 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.

Bonnyville celebrates International Nurses Day

International Nurses Day was Tuesday, which was celebrated in Bonnyville with a parade of emergency vehicles passing by the Bonnyville Medical Clinic. It was a salute to nurses on Tuesday. Emergency vehicles in Bonnyville drove past Extendicare, Bonnylodge, the medical clinic and hospital to give appreciation to nurses on International …

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Rick Swan named Hockey Alberta Order of Merit award winner

Head coach and general manager Rick Swan after the Pontiacs 3-2 win over the Sherwood Park Crusaders in January. Image credit: Neil Langridge.   Bonnyville Pontiacs coach and general manager Rick Swan has been named a recipient of the Order of Merit award presented by Hockey Alberta on Thursday. These …

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M.D. of Bonnyville Council Highlights May 13, 2020

MUNICIPAL DISTRICT BONNYVILLE NO. 87 COUNCIL HIGHLIGHTS May 13, 2020 Keeping you informed of the services, business and development that affect YOU! Mill Rate Bylaw Municipal District of Bonnyville Council discussed the 2020 Mill Rate Bylaw. Council directed Administration to make changes in order to help out small businesses in …

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Heads up! CAF Snowbirds flying by Cold Lake for Operation Inspiration

Image credit: Canadian Forces Snowbirds Lakeland residents should keep their eyes on the skies on Thursday afternoon as the Canadian Forces Snowbirds are expected to roll into Cold Lake. The Snowbirds’ Operation Inspiration continues from Saskatoon to Cold Lake at approximately 1:30-2:30pm, while flying over Lloydminster before heading north toward …

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Bonnyville cancels Canada Day activities due to pandemic

Canada Day celebrations have now officially been cancelled by the Town of Bonnyville. Town council met on Tuesday night and moved the recommendation of the Canada Day committee to cancel the parade and related activities because of COVID-19, while taking the $50,000 set aside for this year’s celebration and moving …

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County of St. Paul delaying opening of campgrounds until June 25

Floatingstone Lake campground will not be open municipally until June 25. Image credit: County of St. Paul.  The County of St. Paul council has decided to delay the opening of all municipal campgrounds tentatively until Thursday, June 25. That includes campgrounds at Floatingstone Lake, Lac Bellevue, Stoney Lake, and Westcove …

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