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Tuesday , 14 July 2020
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Cold Lake RCMP lends a hand to Elizabeth

Equipment worth $160,000 Cold Lake RCMP officers assisted residents of the Elizabeth Metis Settlement (EMS) with the unloading and installation of sporting equipment in an effort to build positive relations between the two. Corporal Marie-Eve Mackenzie-Plante, the acting Detachment Commander, along with Corporal Susan Harper, “K” Division Indigenous Policing Services …

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Barber gives back to extended care patients

Omar Saleh is once again able to give back. The owner of Omer’s Barbershop is now allowed to give free haircuts to the extended care patients at the William J. Cadzow-Lac La Biche Healthcare Centre since COVID-19 restrictions are loosening.  “It’s exciting that I get to go back to the …

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Elderly man crashes into Scotiabank in LLB

An elderly man crashed into the Scotiabank on Main St. in Lac La Biche early Thursday morning, on July 9. RCMP received two calls at roughly 8:30am and said the driver had lost control of his vehicle because he was experiencing a minor medical emergency. He was taken to the …

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Cherry Grove and Ardmore getting new outdoor rinks

The M.D. of Bonnyville has awarded tenders for new outdoor rinks for Cherry Grove and Ardmore. During its regular council meeting, the tenders were awarded to GenMec ACL at $2.4 million, which was funded through the 2020 Parks Capital Budget. The rinks will be built from steel–a cheaper option from …

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M.D. hears concerns on Crane Lake weir, drainage

Various issues relating to Crane Lake’s infrastructure were addressed in M.D. council this past week, many of which appear to have been a long time coming. In a letter to council, the Crane Lake Advisory and Stewardship Society (CLASS) stated that the lake’s eastern weir could be in need of …

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Vermilion Town Office re-opens to the public

The Town of Vermilion staff were happy to be able to reopen Town office to the public on Monday. They have resumed their regular business hours Monday – Friday from 8:30am-4:30pm. “The reopening does come with some restriction which follow provincial guidelines and aim to keep the public and Town …

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Climbing Thru Time in Paradise Valley

People have been eager to check out the Climb Thru Time Museum in Paradise Valley now that it has opened for the season. As you gradually climb the lofty grain elevator, you can view the various display rooms. There are opportunities to examine landscape and nature displays hand painted by …

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Cold Lake street improvements begin

Cold Lake residents can expect to see more street improvements this year, as the Annual Capital Street Improvement Program gets underway. “The focus is on streets that have a fair amount of traffic, or those that can no longer wait for repairs,” said Mayor Craig Copeland in a press release. …

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Seven high-school grads receive Osum Awards

Osum Oil Sands Corp. has announced the recipients of the 2020 Leader of Tomorrow Award. This $1000 bursary recognizes Grade 12 students in the Bonnyville and Cold Lake area who make a positive difference in their school and communities. Thus year’s recipients of the Leader of Tomorrow Award are: Hunter …

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