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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.

Candlelight vigil honours MMIWG at Bonnyville Friendship Centre

Roughly 80 in the Lakeland gathered and lit candles on Sunday night to remember and honour missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls. October 4th marked the third annual Sisters in Spirit vigil at the Bonnyville Friendship Centre, as communities across Alberta came together to hold similar rallies. “It was …

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Fatal single vehicle collision near Plamondon

Over the weekend, a 56-year-old man drove into a ditch west of Plamondon and he was found dead at the scene by Lac La Biche RCMP. The accident happened on Saturday, October 3 at around 6:17 pm. The driver was on Township Road 680 near Range Road 170, and the …

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Bonnyville RCMP arrest man after aggravated assault at convenience store

RCMP have charged a Bonnyville man with aggravated assault after an incident that caused serious injuries. At approximately 3:30am on Saturday, Bonnyville RCMP responded to a “serious assault” that occurred outside of a convenience store in town. Police said due to the seriousness of investigation, Bonnyville General Investigation Section (GIS) …

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Vermilion RCMP investigate fatal collision

A Mannville woman has died after a fatal collision earlier this week. On Wednesday at approximately 3:20 p.m., Vermilion RCMP responded to a report of a two-vehicle collision on Highway 16 at Range Road 70. The preliminary investigation revealed a SUV was travelling north on Range Road 70 and was …

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Bonnylodge construction done

Eleven years since the project first hit paper, the expansion of Bonnylodge is complete. With just over $35 million of provincial money invested since day one, the third and final phase of Bonnylodge’s improvements are finished, which sees the building connect to an apartment-like complex nearby while adding roughly 55 …

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LOCATED: 15-year-old Kyerrah Large

UPDATE: 8:45pm Wednesday, September 30. Cold Lake RCMP are reporting they have found Kyerrah Large safe and sound this evening. — Cold Lake RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance in locating 15-year-old Kyerrah Large. Large was reported missing on Tuesday and it is believed she is in the Cold Lake area. …

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RCMP investigate fatal collision on Baywood Road

A Cold Lake man riding a motorcycle has died as the result of a collision. On Tuesday at approximately 2:20 p.m., Cold Lake RCMP received a report of a single-vehicle collision involving a motorcycle on Range Road 415A (Baywood Road) in Cold Lake. The RCMP’s preliminary investigation revealed a 35-year-old …

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Sobolewski hired as Smoky Lake County CAO

The new job will not affect his current Mayor role, he says. The Mayor of Bonnyville has been hired by a nearby municipality to run their administrative staff. Smoky Lake County announced on Friday that Gene Sobolewski is appointed as the municipality’s chief administrative officer (CAO). Sobolewski has worked as …

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