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Saturday , 8 May 2021

Jena Colbourne

Property values continue to decline in Bonnyville

Overall property value is down in Bonnyville. The team from Accurate Assessments presented this information to Bonnyville Town Council on Tuesday. Mayor for the Town of Bonnyville, Gene Sobolewski says with the most current assessment information in mind, council will now debate whether or not the current tax rate is …

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On thin ice

Emergency crews work to save four vehicles sinking into Kehewin lake Helicopters will likely need to be called in to assist in the recovery of four vehicles that began sinking into Kehewin lake on Saturday afternoon. Emergency crews began recovery efforts on Saturday, however with nightfall nearing efforts were diverted …

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LOCATED: 12 year old Darnell Smith-Aulotte

UPDATE Darnell Smith-Aulotte has been located safe and unharmed. Police would like to thank the public and media for their assistance in this matter BACKGROUND Originally posted March 19, 2019 at 4:09 pm.  Elk Point RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance to locate 12-year-old Darnell Smith-Aulotte. Darnell was reported missing …

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Students Represent LCSD at Skills

Pictured: Owen Munday & Josh Diamada accepting their silver medal Lakeland Catholic School District is so proud of its students who represented the district at the North East Regional Skills Competition at Portage College on Tuesday, March 19, 2019. Angel Jacob from Assumption Junior-Senior High School received a bronze medal …

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Blizzards speed through March

Pictured: Annabelle Iverson accepts bronze medal at Rabbit Hill Lauberhorn The Kinosoo Blizzards Alpine Ski Team have been quite successful in March. The team celebrated two great showings already this month, first in Snow Valley on March 10th and second at Rabbit Hill March 16th and 17th. The races are …

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Elk Point looks to clean up

Empty buildings and derelict structures in the downtown retail area have been the topic of discussion at many Town of Elk Point meetings, so Council has revised its “Unsightly Premises Bylaw.” Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) for the Town of Elk Point, Ken Gwozdz said the bylaw is being updated to …

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Change of Government needed main message at Cold Lake Chamber AGM

The state of the economy was the topic at the Cold Lake Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Annual General Meeting on March 13th. While the Chamber continues to grow through events that engage the business community, it was clear that businesses have been greatly impacted by the recession. Newly elected Chamber …

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Six people charged; drugs and ammunition seized

RCMP have arrested and charged six individuals after a tip of a stolen ATV lead to the seizure of meth and ammunition. On Friday March 15, 2019, the Elk Point RCMP received a report that an A.T.V. was stolen from a residence in Frog Lake First Nations. Police located the vehicle with the A.T.V. in the …

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The Cheer Force Jets soar high in second season

Pictured: Cheer Force Jets Hornets  The Cheer Force Jets have earned some bragging rights after finishing off their competition season March 9-10.  In their second season the club has grown immensely and started grabbing the attention of cheer professionals from all over the province. Coach, Viola McNeil explained the club’s …

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Rhonda Lafrance steps down as SPERD trustee

St. Paul Education Regional Division (SPERD) has announced that Rhonda Lafrance has stepped down as a trustee for the school baord. “It is with great sadness and gratitude St. Paul Board of Trustees accepts the resignation from Trustee Lafrance of Subdivision D,” announced board chair Heather Starosielski in a press …

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