Sunday , 20 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.

Cold Lake Golf and Winter Club’s future in flux

The future of the Cold Lake Golf and Winter Club is in limbo. City council made an in-camera motion on March 10 to stop operating the Golf and Winter Club as of September 30, which they’ve done since 2012. The reasoning the City ended their agreement, Mayor Craig Copeland said, …

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Tanner Boser moving up UFC rankings ahead of October bout

The “Fear the Beard” and “Fear the Mullet” heavyweight is gaining recognition as one of the best in the division. Fresh off of two knockouts in just under a month this summer, Tanner Boser is now ranked amongst the Top 15 in the UFC’s heavyweight division as of Tuesday. Boser …

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New COVID-19 case reported in M.D. of Bonnyville

There is a new reported case of COVID-19 in the Bonnyville area on Tuesday. The Alberta Government’s virus data map shows one active case and 10 recoveries within the M.D. of Bonnyville. There is also one case currently in Cold Lake with five recoveries, one active in the County of …

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City uses grant to retrofit Energy Centre with LED lights

Energy Centre will be lit differently saving the City $15,000 a year, they estimate. The Cold Lake Energy Centre has retrofitted its old lights to new, energy-efficient LEDs that will provide an anticipated annual utility savings of almost $15,000. The Energy Centre lighting retrofit project replaced the existing fluorescent lighting …

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Fight outside La Corey leads to parolee breaking conditions

A parolee is going back to a federal institution after breaking conditions this week. Two males were fighting near La Corey on Thursday morning just past 8:30am. Bonnyville RCMP were dispatched as a witness believed they saw one of the men with a handgun. Police rushed to the scene and …

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Battlefords man arrested with stolen truck, drugs

A Battlefords man was remanded into custody after Bonnyville RCMP found him with suspected drugs and a stolen vehicle. Last Saturday at roughly 8:00am, police received a report from a property owner along Range Road 450 and Township Road 624 that a suspicious vehicle was parked on their property. RCMP …

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Two new COVID-19 cases in Cold Lake

There are two new cases of COVID-19 in Cold Lake as of Thursday. The provincial government’s virus data map shows two new cases in Cold Lake in the past 24 hours, which means there are two active cases and five recovered cases in Cold Lake. One case of the virus …

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