Wednesday , 30 November 2022

Angela Mouly

Angela comes to Lakeland Connect after leaving traditional newspaper where she spent the past four years reporting on community events. Her repertoire includes writing about history, politics, agriculture, sports, entertainment and art. She was the third place recipient of an AWNA General Excellence Award for “Best Front Page” during their 2016 Better Newspaper Competition. Angela has lived in rural Alberta all her life and in Vermilion for the past 15 years. She looks forward to continuing to serve and inform the Lakeland community by joining in people's many adventures and sharing their stories.

Mindfulness sessions sponsored by the County of Vermilion River

The County of Vermilion River is sponsoring free wellness courses through The Nest Project over the next three months. The Practice of Mindfulness began last night on Zoom, and will continue throughout March, while Journaling for Wellness sessions will begin in in April, and Choosing Joy sessions will begin in …

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Northern Lights Library System welcomes new executive director

James MacDonald returned to Elk Point to begin his new role as executive director of the Northern Lights Library System by working remotely on February 1. After quarantining for two weeks he was able to begin working in-office on February 15. MacDonald previously worked in Salt Lake City, Utah, as …

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Vermilion Tim Horton’s supports KidSport with over $2,500

The Smile Cookie Campaign at Vermilion Tim Horton’s raised $2,675.10 last fall and a cheque presentation was made today to KidSport Vermilion. “We really appreciate this. It’s an excellent program that a lot of people rely on, so thank you to Greg [Whitney] and his team for being huge supporters,” …

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Winter fish kill at Vermilion Reservoir a “natural” process

Locals spotted a fish kill at an open spot of the Vermilion Reservoir last week. Both local fishermen and authorities eased concerns assuring that it is a natural, biological process that often occurs this time of year. “Winter kills are somewhat common in eutrophic [nutrient-rich] lakes within the region, which …

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