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Wednesday , 15 July 2020
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Two active COVID-19 cases in Bonnyville area AHS map shows

There are now two active cases of COVID-19 in the Bonnyville area as of Wednesday. The Alberta Health Services virus data map shows two active infections of novel coronavirus in the M.D. of Bonnyville area. Before Monday, there was almost a two-month span between new, confirmed cases of the virus …

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Feast at the Beach food truck festival cancelled

Cold Lake event at Kinosoo Beach will not go ahead this Labour Day weekend. On Friday, the Cold Lake Regional Chamber of Commerce officially announced the cancellation of the second annual Feast at the Beach scheduled for September 4-5. Ryan Lefebvre, Chamber president, said in a press release they were …

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Plamondon Mud Bogs latest event dashed

Plamondon’s biggest event of the year, attracting upwards of 2,000 people over a weekend has been cancelled due to COVID-19 regulations. The Plamondon Mud Bogs is a sanctioned event, sponsored by the Canadian Mud Racers Organization (CMRO), with ATV races, professional mud racing with CMRO, and amateur mud racing. Racers …

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Cannabis sales up 40% in Lac La Biche recently

While some businesses struggled to keep the lights on during quarantine, others experienced an increase in sales. Justin Bunter, the co-owner of a cannabis retail store called Spiritleaf in Lac La Biche, has noticed more people are stocking up as they try to limit their social interactions.  During the months …

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Bonnyville and Cold Lake splash parks open Wednesday

Bonnyville and Cold Lake’s splash parks are set to open on Wednesday. Each municipality made announcements via social media on Tuesday that kids will be able to play at the splash parks with restrictions. Users of the splash parks are asked to keep a distance of two metres from other …

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All summer performances have been cancelled for Music in the Forest

Music in the Forest’s summer line-up has been officially cancelled because of COVID-19 and social distancing regulations.  Altogether, there have been seven performances that were cancelled. These musicians include, Von Bieker, Sweet Santa Fe, Andrew Judah, Rory Taillon, Casati, Louise, Lately, Brooklyn Doran.  There are no concrete plans as to …

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