Monday , 6 July 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.

Bonnyville RCMP charge man with assault causing bodily harm

A 29-year-old from Bonnyville is facing assault and mischief charges after a serious altercation earlier this month. Bonnyville RCMP were called to a scene in town after a 28-year-old had been assaulted with a weapon sustaining serious, albeit non-life threatening injuries, including a cut to the left side of his …

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Severe Thunderstorm Watch in effect in the Lakeland

Environment Canada has issued a severe thunderstorm watch in the Lakeland for later Monday afternoon and into the evening. A mix of sun and cloud is expected with a 30 per cent chance of showers this afternoon in the west part of the Lakeland with risk of a severe thunderstorm …

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M.D. loosening restrictions on campgrounds Friday

Group camping and tent sites will be allowed at M.D. of Bonnyville campgrounds starting Friday. The M.D. is moving into Phase 2 of provincial campground relaunch, which will see more restrictions eased at their campgrounds. General manager of planning and community services, Caroline Palmer, said the initial regulations were a …

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Cold Lake RCMP looking for man wanted on assault-related charges

Image credit: Cold Lake RCMP. Cold Lake RCMP is seeking assistance from the public in locating male on an outstanding warrant. Twenty-four-year-old Jordan Scanie is wanted on assault, assault causing bodily harm, and uttering threats charges stemming from an incident occurring on June 8. He is described as: 5’11” 201lbs …

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Local officials worried about the future of ER in Cold Lake

The City of Cold Lake and the Municipal District of Bonnyville are concerned that the community could lose important medical services due to doctor shortages at the Cold Lake Healthcare Centre. Elected officials in the area have heard from front-line healthcare workers that the number of doctors at the Cold …

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