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 Health Foundation auction moves online

The Bonnyville Health Foundation’s online auction is live. After the Board postponed the 2020 Gala (presented by B&R Eckel’s) due to COVID-19 and mass gathering restrictions, they’ve decided to bring the auction home. The Bid for the Bonnyville Health Centre Online Auction event began on Monday and will run for …

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Energy Center to open Tuesday in limited capacity

After a much-anticipated wait, parts of the Cold Lake Energy Centre will be reopening to the public on Tuesday. Included in the reopening are the Cenovus Energy Wellness Centre, CNRL Walking Track, and access to Booster Juice, which is also opening Tuesday. The arenas, field house, and the climbing wall …

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Bonnyville Municipal Library re-opens with curbside pickup

The Bonnyville Municipal Library has reopened with curbside service only on Monday. Their hours are 9:00am-5:00pm from Monday-Friday until further notice, as the provide curbside pickup and drop off of library materials. The staff is working to sanitize all returned library books and materials. “We are so pleased to be …

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NLPS appoints Casselman as assistant principal of H.E. Bourgoin

Tracy Casselman. Image credit: NLPS. Northern Lights Public Schools has announced Tracy Casselman has been appointed assistant principal of H.E. Bourgoin Middle School for the 2020-2021 school year. “I am extremely excited to be joining the HEB community,” said Casselman in a press release. “I can’t wait to develop relationships …

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Saturated fields may end up unseeded this year: Crop Report

Saturated fields in the Lakeland and northeast region of the province may end up unseeded this year, the latest Alberta Crop Report said on Friday. With the significant precipitation received in the past week resulting in “wet and soggy” conditions, some areas received up to five inches of rain, after …

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Car cruise rolling through Elk Point this weekend

Elk Point residents will get the closest thing to a car show this summer on Saturday. Car enthusiasts from Elk Point, Bonnyville, and Cold Lake are heading to Elk Point for a car parade through the town. Richard Ganske and Dave Nestorivich are organizing the cruise. Ganske said they’ve been …

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