Friday , 4 December 2020


Man sentenced for manslaughter in death of baby Veronica Poitras

The man convicted in the death of a toddler three years ago has been sentenced to eight years in prison. Sherman Whitford, now 38, was found guilty of manslaughter in the death of his girlfriend’s daughter 16-month-old Veronica Poitras in November of 2019. Poitras suffered head and neck injuries on …

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Burger King’s menu screens smashed, RCMP investigating

Cold Lake RCMP is investigating an incident at Burger King on Tuesday night. There were reports of a suspect striking the drive-thru menu screens with a metal bar, while also smashing the glass out from a nearby vehicle. RCMP said they attended to the scene at roughly 10:00pm Tuesday night, …

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Cold Lake RCMP detachment to lock doors Thursday

Bonnyville’s limited services will continue, while encouraging phone calls and emails first. Cold Lake RCMP is following suit with another local detachment in deciding to lock their doors for the foreseeable future. Effective Thursday, November 19, the front door at the Cold Lake RCMP Detachment will remain locked until further …

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St. Paul RCMP doors will be locked effective Wednesday

Measures are following enhanced health protocols, the Detachment said on Tuesday. St. Paul RCMP will be locking the front doors to the Detachment on Wednesday, November 18 until further notice. The St. Paul RCMP will still be fully operational and available to meet the needs of the community, the detachment …

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