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Tuesday , 14 July 2020
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$100,000 lottery windfall for Saddle Lake Man

Saddle Lake’s Donovan Whiskeyjack took his $100,000 LOTTO 6/49 EXTRA win in stride.   “I just looked at the ticket, put it right back in my wallet, and sat down to soak it in,” he said, recalling finding out he’d won after checking his ticket for the May 9 draw …

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Rainfall warning for Lakeland region

Rain, at times heavy, is expected for the Lakeland region. A low pressure system in Montana will move northward tonight and is expected to bring widespread rain to Alberta overnight into Sunday. Total rainfall amounts of 50-75 mm by Monday morning are likely. For areas near Coronation and Medicine Hat, …

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Portage College students to learn online, will hold some on-site labs

Portage College students will be getting an online education this fall. The College’s Executive Committee reviewed several potential COVID-19-related scenarios for the fall and decided that programs will remain online through December in order to keep students, employees and communities safe and to limit disruption to student learning. Portage will …

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NLPS calls for nominations for the Friends of Education Award

The Northern Lights Public Schools Board of Trustees is now accepting nominations for its 2020 Friends of Education Awards. “We encourage all of our parents, students and staff to consider nominating someone in our community who makes a difference in the lives of our students,” said Board Chair Arlene Hrynyk. …

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Sherry Depner Receives the LCSD Excellence in Catholic Education Award

The Council of Catholic School Superintendents of Alberta (CCSSA) works hard to communicate clearly the raison d’etre for Catholic education and its value to society. They believe that one way of achieving this goal is through the establishment of an Excellence in Catholic Education Award. This award recognizes Catholic teachers …

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Vermilion looks at opening outdoor recreational areas

The Town of Vermilion has been working closely with the Province of Alberta and the provincial relaunch guidelines of our outdoor recreation facilities. While all indoor facilities are currently remaining closed, we would like to advise Town residents that our outdoor parks and play spaces are open to the public …

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Cold Lake’s Compost Days program sees phenomenal growth

The City of Cold Lake’s compost program has seen a significant uptick in use, with over 200 people visiting the transfer station to take compost in a single day. “It’s amazing to see the success of this program grow over the years,” Mayor Craig Copeland said. “We were thrilled at …

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