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Monday , 21 September 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.

Frost advisory in effect for Lakeland

Temperatures are getting colder overnight as Environment Canada warns of potential frost in the Lakeland. The weather agency issued a frost advisory at 3:30pm as the mercury will flirt with the freezing mark on Tuesday night, with a low of -1 degrees for the Cold Lake area. Bonnyville, Cold Lake, …

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Wing Commander hopeful solution is upcoming for CLGWC

Cold Lake’s Wing Commander is hopeful that a solution can be reached with the City to keep the Cold Lake Golf and Winter Club running beyond the end of the month. Since the City voted to stop operating the CLGWC in March as of Sept. 30, conversations about what’s going …

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MISSING: 82-year-old Marshall Procyshyn

Update: Tuesday, September 15, 7:35pm A Clandonald area man reported missing earlier this weekend was found deceased by authorities. Eighty-two-year-old Marshall Procyshyn was last seen on Saturday at a house near Clandonald. Vermilion RCMP released a statement on Tuesday saying they do not suspect anything suspicious regarding this sudden death. …

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Family celebrates early Christmas for terminally ill daughter

Kelsey Waskahat’s family is raising money to celebrate what could possibly be the last few weeks of the 7-year-old’s life. On Saturday, Kelsey’s family held an early Christmas after she was diagnosed with Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG) brain cancer in Frog Lake. Jarrett and Amber Waskahat, Kelsey’s parents, who …

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Bonnyville turns down addictions recovery house application

Area residents voiced concerns with the location of a sober living home in the Lakeshore Drive region. Bonnyville town council declined a recovery house’s application for a space in the community, which would have seen recovering addicts living in a residential area on the east side of town. The application …

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M.D. of Bonnyville Council Highlights Aug. 31, Sept. 2 & Sept. 9

MUNICIPAL DISTRICT BONNYVILLE NO. 87 COUNCIL & COMMITTEE HIGHLIGHTS August 31, September 2 and 9, 2020 Keeping you informed of the services, business and development that affect YOU! Budget Open Houses On September 2, Municipal District of Bonnyville Council agreed to host three Budget 2021 Public Consultations. The first is …

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St. Paul Detachment front counter services resume Monday

The St. Paul RCMP Detachment will be resuming front counter services starting next Monday. The office will be open with reduced hours Monday through Friday from 9:00am-1:00pm. Wednesday will be the designated day for fingerprints and appointments are necessary. Thursdays will be for Criminal Record Check Result pick ups. “A …

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Yaks keeping busy with out-of-town clinics

Bonnyville Pontiacs players are finding a way to keep busy as they wait to start the AJHL season.  The team is hosting hockey clinics for kids in U9, U11, and U13 aged hockey in surrounding communities this fall.  On September 20, the Pontiacs are hosting the first clinic in Cold …

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Positive COVID-19 case confirmed at Smoky Lake school

There is a school in the Lakeland area that has a person who has tested positive for COVID-19 as of Wednesday. Alberta Health Services has notified Aspen View Public Schools that a positive case of COVID-19 has been diagnosed in an individual from H.A. Kostash (HAK) School in Smoky Lake, …

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