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Wednesday , 4 August 2021

Jena Colbourne

Council schedules public hearing for parking bylaw

City Council will hold a public hearing to gather feedback on a proposed bylaw that would relax parking requirements in the Downtown and Lakeshore business districts. The public hearing will take place at Cold Lake City Council’s May 14 Regular Meeting, which will be held in council chambers at Cold …

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Over $30K raised at Rednecks with a Cause’s annual gala

Image: Choquet Insurance presents Rednecks with a Cause with donation  “It was a great success!” beamed Kristy L’Hirondelle following Saturday’s Redneck’s with a Cause’s annual gala. The organization that raises funds for autism programming, education and awareness brought in over $30,000 and a heck of a good time on April …

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Man shot outside of Vermilion

A 27 year old man is recovering from a gun shot wound. Although there are no suspects, RCMP do not believe the public are in danger. On April 27 at approximately 1:10 AM Vermilion RCMP responded to a report of male being shot in the leg at a rural residence, …

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Frog Lake elects new Chief and Council

Gregory (Greg) Desjarlais will serve as Chief of Frog Lake Cree Nation after receiving the highest number of votes in Friday’s election. Desjarlais will serve alongside five elected Councillors. Council will consist of Clifton Cross, Stoney Dion, Preston Faithful, Billy Quinney and Jason Quinney. 61 people ran for Council and …

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Preparations for repairs to Jesse Lake trail begin

Users of Jesse Lake trail will have to wait at least another year before the backside of the trail will see repairs, confirmed mayor of Bonnyville, Gene Sobolewski. The Town is putting together a plan to deal with the underwater section of the trail and will likely have costs and …

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St. Paul RCMP investigate fatal collision

A male and a female have died following a fatal collision outside of St. Paul. One other was seriously injured. On April 18, 2019 at approximately 4:30 p.m., the St Paul RCMP were dispatched to a two vehicle, fatal motor vehicle collision on Highway 29 approximately five kilometers east of …

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Madame Nadine embarks on new adventures in 2019

“Wow, what an experience!” proclaimed Nadine Friesen following her showing at Western Canada Fashion Week in Edmonton. The jewelry designer, known as Madame Nadine, recently took to the runway with her 2019 line and she went with a local model, Delaney Vincent. “It is amazing to be able to do …

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Bonnyville looks at reducing speed on east-end of town

Bonnyville is working on reducing the speed limit on the east-end of town. The section of road in question is in between the Centennial Centre and the new 7-11, after Highway 28 transitions into Highway 659. Currently, the speed limit is 70 km/hr, but with the growth of the community …

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Bonnyville looks at ways to improve economic development

Bonnyville has begun tracking businesses coming into the community and those leaving in a new economic development initiative. At the last council meeting a report was presented that showed 16 new business licences were purchased since January, and ten businesses have chosen not to renew their licenses. Deputy mayor for …

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