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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.

M.D. Parks awaiting verdict from AHS on camping season

The M.D. of Bonnyville is waiting to hear back in the coming days from Alberta Health Services on what the camping season looks like. Camping is set to open at M.D. sites on May 8 with COVID-19 protocol plans, but AHS will decide whether they will be allowed to open …

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Bonnyville’s obstetrics services ending in June

Starting June 13, the Bonnyville Health Centre will no longer be able to deliver babies and provide obstetrics services as local physicians and officials try to recruit. This was going to happen before the current conflict between the provincial government and the Alberta Medical Association, said Dr. Travis Webster, but …

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St. Paul submits proposal to province to open golf course

The Town of St. Paul is submitting a proposal to the province in hopes to open their golf course at some point this season. Right now, golf is deemed a non-essential service, which means golf courses are closed, as Alberta’s public health orders remain in effect. The Town owns the …

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St. Paul to decide on Canada Day celebrations on Monday

St. Paul town council will decide whether to nix Canada Day celebrations this year at Monday’s regular council meeting. Summer event organizers in the Lakeland and across the country are facing the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic and whether gathering in any form will be allowed by July. Mayor Maureen …

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Highway 28 near Redwater closed due to spring runoff

Spring runoff has washed out a portion of Highway 28 near Redwater, Alberta Transportation said on Tuesday afternoon. As a result, the route between Highway 38 and Highway 63 is closed to allow for repairs. Repairs to replace two culverts are expected to take three to five days to complete, …

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