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Wednesday , 14 April 2021

Jena Colbourne

Twelve batteries found in ditch near Elk Point

The Elk Point RCMP is looking for the public’s assistance in identifying the owner(s) so that the batteries can be given back. On January 22nd 2019, Elk Point RCMP were advised that there were 12 vehicle batteries found in the ditch just West of Elk Point. The batteries were brought to the …

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Blizzards bring home the hardware

Image: The U8 Blizzards practicing  The Cold Lake Blizzards ski team brought home some hardware, after competing in Sunridge over the weekend. The team, which trains out of Kinosoo Ridge Snow Resort, sent seven racers to the North Zone Nancy Greene Race Series. The event, held on January 20th, consisted …

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Cheering for first

Image: Cold Lake’s The Hawks & Bonnyville’s Flicker  Local cheer teams bring home first place finishes in Alberta’s largest cheer competition Teams representing Cold Lake’s Cheer Force Jets and Bonnyville’s Premier Academy of Cheerleading & Tumbling have brought home first place finishes at Western Canada’s largest cheer competition, Cold Snap …

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Friday night is just right for hockey

Tales from the Timebox: January 22nd, 2019 Personally, I’ve always liked the Friday night games when I was involved with the Midget team. It always brings out biggest crowds and the boys usually play their best. Although that could be argued. Sometimes the boys are a little rambunctious and see …

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Crime prevention questions answered

The Municipal District of Bonnyville’s rural crime prevention sessions are a need in our area and providing valuable information, says Staff Sergeant for the Cold Lake RCMP Detachment, Scott Buchanan. S/Sgt. Buchanan attended two sessions since taking his posting in the city in December. The first in Cherry Grove at …

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Glendon man arrested in Athabasca theft bust

A Glendon man has been remanded into custody after RCMP found him while recovering stolen property. The man was arrested with two other individuals who were also remanded. On Jan. 10, 2019, a joint operation was conducted with Boyle and Athabasca RCMP Detachments, Alberta Sheriffs and the Eastern Alberta District Rural Crime …

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Extreme Cold Warning for the Lakeland.

Environment Canada has issued an extreme cold warning for the Lakeland region. A prolonged period of very cold wind chills is expected. An Arctic airmass has settled into northern Alberta, giving a period of extreme wind chills near minus 40. Temperatures are expected to moderate over northwestern Alberta by this …

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On the Backstretch

Tales from the Timebox: January 15th, 2019 January the 15th. Here we are  in the middle of January already!  Hockey season seems like it has just begun, but it is half over already. The league playoffs and the provincial playdowns to see who goes to the big show are still …

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39 year old Frog Lake woman dies in rollover

A 39 year old female has died following a rollover outside of Frog Lake. On Jan. 12, 2019 at approximately 1:45 p.m., Elk Point RCMP responded to a single vehicle collision on at the intersection of Township Road 562 and Rural Road 40 west of Frog Lake. Preliminary investigation revealed …

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