Tuesday , 5 July 2022


Tornado watch in effect for Two Hills and Vermilion area

A tornado watch is in effect for the Two Hills and Vermilion areas, Environment Canada said on Tuesday afternoon. Issued at just after 3:00pm, the weather service said conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms which may produce tornadoes. Strong winds, large hail and heavy rain are also …

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Four area lakes have identified blue-green algae blooms

Four Lakeland area waterbodies are currently under blue-green algae advisories as of Tuesday morning. Since last Monday, Lac La Biche Lake, Garner Lake, northwest of Ashmont, Stoney Lake, west of Elk Point and Laurier Lake, east of Elk Point, have had blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) blooms identified. Residents living near the …

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Astec Safety office sponsoring Bottcher’s curling team

For the past six years, Astec Safety has executed a business strategy that has resulted in noteworthy success on a national stage, from right here in Lloydminster AB/SK. We now support training companies right across the country who have chosen to use our industry leading Instructor-Led courses in their markets, …

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Several break and enters reported Bonnyville businesses last week

Bonnyville businesses were hit hard last week by a series of break and enters. RCMP released information last Thursday about at least seven break and enters at Bonnyville businesses that involved property damage and stolen vehicles and gas, which are all active investigations. On June 26th at 4:50am, a tow …

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No physician coverage at Cold Lake ER overnight July 1

AHS said on Thursday that due to the inability to secure physician coverage, the Cold Lake Healthcare Centre Emergency Department (ED) will again be temporarily without on-site physician coverage from 11:00pm on Friday, July 1 to 7:00am on Saturday, July 2. This is a temporary measure and AHS is working …

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