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Monday , 1 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.

Festival of Speed called off, hopes to run again in 2022

A major annual event in Lac La Biche that had sky-high hopes for another weekend of outdoor excitement–has been cancelled. Festival of Speed organizers pulled the pin on the 38th annual event earlier this month after not getting approval from Alberta Health Services for an exemption to host the series …

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More than 65 fraud reports to the Bonnyville RCMP in 2020

The Bonnyville RCMP are providing tips to avoid being the victim of persistent scams. Bonnyville RCMP received more than 65 reports of fraud in 2020. Many of these include phone calls of fraudsters claiming to be the Canadian Revenue Agency and asking for payment, or from a computer company saying …

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Eight deaths now linked to Extendicare Bonnyville outbreak

Two additional deaths have been linked to the current COVID-19 outbreak at Extendicare Bonnyville as of Monday. That means there are now eight deaths linked to the care home and 11 total related to COVID within the M.D. of Bonnyville, as listed on the province’s virus data map. An Alberta …

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Bonnyville RCMP looking for community feedback

Residents with questions or concerns for the Bonnyville RCMP can have their voice heard. The RCMP and acting detachment commander Sgt. Kim Hillier want to hear from community members in the Bonnyville and area who have comments, concerns, or constructive input. This includes residents of the town, M.D., Glendon, Fort …

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Notice: Water main break at 47 Street in Bonnyville

A water main break will cause some disruptions for Bonnyville residents who live on 47 and 47A Street. Water will be shut off due for one hour Friday night from 6:00-7:00pm and for one hour Saturday morning between 7:00-8:00am. The Town recommends using this time to fill extra jugs and …

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