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Monday , 20 September 2021

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Bonnyville Pontiacs sweep Bobcats in 30th season kickoff

The Bonnyville Pontiacs began their 30th season in style with a pair of victories over rivals in the Lloydminster Bobcats over the weekend. Bonnyville native Austin Saint scored two goals, and the Yaks only allowed one against in 3-1 and 3-0 wins on Friday and Saturday, respectively, extending their winning …

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Cold Lake Fire-Rescue respond to 43 fire calls in August

During the month of August there were 43 fire calls that Cold Lake Fire-Rescue (CLFR) responded to. Jeff Fallow is the Cold Lake Fire Chief. “CLFR responded to one structure fire in the City of Cold Lake,” Chief Fallow said. “Fire crews arrived to find a storage shed fully involved. Fire …

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Council puts more money toward downtown security patrol

Additional funding has been dedicated to the Downtown Security Patrol pilot program.   In the 2021 budget, the City of Cold Lake allocated $90,000 for crime reduction initiatives and sought feedback from community. In consultation with businesses and the Cold Lake Regional Chamber of Commerce, City Council earmarked funding to establish a pilot program for a downtown security watch …

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Bonnyville RCMP respond to thefts

The Bonnyville RCMP responded to 126 calls for service the past seven days. On September 10, at 3:00 p.m., a 43-year-old male from Kehewin entered a local business, grabbed several items of clothing and fled the store.  Then thirteen hours later on September 11, at 4:00 a.m., the same male …

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Minor changes made to Scott Macdonald Memorial Day due to COVID-19

Due to the current rise of COVID-19 cases within Alberta, specifically in the Lakeland, the Bonnyville Amateur Football Association (BAFA) executive at their discretion has made the difficult decision to admen the annual Scott Macdonald Memorial Day slated for Saturday, September 18. The BAFA will move forward with doubleheader football …

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City of Cold Lake puts more money toward downtown security patrol

Additional funding has been dedicated to the Downtown Security Patrol pilot program. In the 2021 budget, the City of Cold Lake allocated $90,000 for crime reduction initiatives and sought feedback from community. In consultation with businesses and the Cold Lake Regional Chamber of Commerce, City Council earmarked funding to establish a pilot program for a downtown security watch program. …

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Lac La Biche businesses can now seize the added value of bilingualism and welcome customers in both of Canada’s official languages

Through a partnership between Lac La Biche County, Alberta Bilingual Municipalities Association and Conseil de Développement Économique de l’Alberta, local businesses can request free bilingual signage for their premises. “Bilingualism is an added value when we’re welcoming visitors to our region and our community,” Lac La Biche County stated. This opportunity …

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