Tuesday , 14 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.

Radar Road replacement, drainage work begins

A project to replace the road to the Cold Lake Museums will also allow for the facilities’ infrastructure to be upgraded, the City said on Thursday. A neighbourhood’s drainage concerns will be addressed, and will pave the way for future development. Work has begun to replace the lower stretch of …

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Two active COVID-19 cases in Bonnyville area AHS map shows

There are now two active cases of COVID-19 in the Bonnyville area as of Wednesday. The Alberta Health Services virus data map shows two active infections of novel coronavirus in the M.D. of Bonnyville area. Before Monday, there was almost a two-month span between new, confirmed cases of the virus …

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Stolen vehicle crashes into Racette School

Different location than Racette School crash of 2012 A 24-year-old woman has been charged after driving a stolen vehicle into Racette School overnight. On Tuesday night shortly after 11:30pm, St. Paul RCMP responded to a robbery complaint where the suspect, who had received a ride from the victim, assaulted the …

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Baby delivery continuing in Bonnyville until October

Locums have been found as deadline loomed Expecting parents in Bonnyville will not have to travel out of town to have their baby delivered, at least until October as the Bonnyville Primary Care Network have found obstetrical coverage. Dr. T. van Deventer, obstetrical lead in Bonnyville, said in a written …

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MP Stubbs agrees Alberta should take more control

Lakeland MP Shannon Stubbs believes Alberta assume more jurisdictional control over issues like policing or pensions. In an interview with Lakeland Connect 10 days ago, Stubbs was asked about ways that western Canada’s voice can be strengthened, as calls for Wexit grow from western alienation. She thinks Alberta needs a …

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AHS: blue-green algae bloom in Moose Lake

AHS says residents and visitors near the shores of Moose lake are advised to avoid all contact with blue-green algae bloom. Also, do not swim or wade or allow pets in areas where blue-green algae is visible. AHS released a statement Monday saying blue-green algae has been identified in areas …

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Feast at the Beach food truck festival cancelled

Cold Lake event at Kinosoo Beach will not go ahead this Labour Day weekend. On Friday, the Cold Lake Regional Chamber of Commerce officially announced the cancellation of the second annual Feast at the Beach scheduled for September 4-5. Ryan Lefebvre, Chamber president, said in a press release they were …

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Crop conditions above ten-year average

Crop conditions in the Lakeland are above the ten-year average, the Alberta Crop Report released on Friday said. When surveying field conditions last Monday, crops within the northeast region are currently estimated at 84 per cent good or excellent, and above the five-year average of 72 per cent and 10-year …

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