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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.

Fire west of Bonnyville claims home

A fire just outside of Bonnyville has claimed a local family’s home. Bonnyville Regional Fire Authority responded to a fire at a trailer just out of town in the Northshore Heights area Monday evening with crews from Station 5 in Bonnyville and Station 6 in La Corey at the scene. …

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New school trustee for Fishing Lake and Elizabeth Métis Settlement

There will be a new voice representing two local metis settlements on Northland School Division. Skye Durocher, a Fishing Lake Métis Settlement resident, has been declared the new trustee of Ward 11 by-election by acclamation. In her position, Skye will represent the Fishing Lake Métis Settlement and the Elizabeth Métis …

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Pack the PC collecting food bank donations Saturday

A staple community initiative by local RCMP is returning this year. Spearheaded over the years by S/Sgt Sarah Parke, the Bonnyville RCMP detachment spends a Saturday collecting food for local food banks. The “cram the cruiser” or “pack the police car” event comes this Saturday outside of Sobeys from 10:00am-2:00pm. …

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Outbreak declared at Imperial’s Cold Lake operations

Imperial’s Cold Lake operations has been designated an outbreak location by Alberta Health Services (AHS), this weekend, the company announced on Saturday. It is unknown how many positive tests stem from the outbreak, but the designation means there are at least two cases coming from the site. Lakeland Connect is …

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Moose Lake nutrients budget data to be revealed in January

Data will be used to help decide long-term how to treat the lake. The Moose Lake Watershed Society is hoping to have a clearer picture of what’s causing the annual blue-green blooms in the popular waterbody. After discovering the lake is internally loaded with phosphorus last year, a driver of …

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