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.

School divisions announce bus cancellations due to extreme cold

Many school buses will not run Monday morning due to extremely cold temperatures. All buses in the Northern Lights, Lakeland Catholic, St. Paul Education, and East Central Francophone school divisions have been cancelled for Monday, February 8. Those schools remain open. Classes are cancelled tomorrow at Northern Lights Public Schools. …

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Extreme Cold Warning issued in the Lakeland: Environment Canada

Environment Canada has issued an extreme cold warning in the Lakeland area with temperatures expected to drop in the minus 40’s with the wind chill. Extremely cold wind chill values between minus 40 to 45 will develop tonight, Environment Canada said, and these extreme cold conditions will last into next …

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MISSING: 38-year-old Jeremy Blackwell

Kitscoty RCMP are asking for the public’s assistance in locating 38-year-old Jeremy Blackwell. Blackwell was last seen near Blackfoot, Alta. on Feb. 3, 2021, RCMP said. Police wish to locate him to verify his well-being. He is described as: 6 feet tall 180 lbs Blue eyes Brown hair Last seen …

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MISSING: 28-year-old Austin Paulson

Vermilion RCMP are asking for the public’s assistance in locating 28-year-old Austin Paulson. He was reported missing on Monday, Feb. 1. RCMP said Paulson was last seen near the 7 Eleven in Vermilion on Jan. 21. Police wish to locate him to verify his well-being. Paulson is described as: 5’5” …

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League play ends for minor hockey season; Bonnyville Minor Hockey to meet

Bonnyville Minor Hockey may look toward spring development opportunities. Organized minor hockey games have ended this season, Hockey Alberta announced on Tuesday afternoon. “Hockey Alberta, in conjunction with its Leagues that oversee Tiered, AAA and AA hockey, has concluded regular league play for the remainder of the 2020-21 season,” the …

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M.D. drainage projects for 2021 listed on priority map

The M.D. of Bonnyville approved projects to help alleviate swamped infrastructure, flooded fields, and homes on Jan. 20. The drainage priorities map was accepted as presented during M.D. council’s committee and staff will bring back a phased-in plan to tackle this list of growing drainage concerns in the municipality. This …

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