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Saturday , 8 May 2021

Jena Colbourne

Parents encouraged to complete accountability surveys

If you have a student in grade 4, 7 or 10 you’ve likely received a survey from the Government of Alberta. These surveys are designed to hold schools accountable for the education your child is receiving. Communications officer for Northern Lights Public Schools (NLPS), Nicole Garner explains it is very …

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Northern Lights to host a series of community engagement sessions

It’s time to set new priorities for Northern Lights Public Schools (NLPS) to focus on over the next three years. The school division is calling on all parents and community stakeholders to attend their community engagement sessions. Communications officer for NLPS, Nicole Garner, says the sessions are a great way …

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Red Coats for Kids taking over the Energy Centre

Mounties from all across Alberta will be lacing up this week for a great cause. Over 110 Alberta RCMP members are participating in the Red Coats for Kids charity hockey tournament being held at the Cold Lake Energy Centre this week. The tournament runs a competitive aspect and a non-competitive …

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Local bus status

Both Lakeland Catholic School Division and Northern Lights Public Schools have cancelled bus services for Bonnyville; including in town buses. Due to icy road conditions buses will not be running on Monday, January 28th, 2019. Schools in Bonnyville are open and regular classes are in session. High school students taking …

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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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