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Thursday , 13 May 2021

Jena Colbourne

Local Author is Encouraging Women Empowerment with New Book

Heroine: Embrace Your Flaws & Own Your Awesome Heroine will be released Monday, April 30th, 2018. Bonnyville native, Cheryl Hunter, is an author, advocate, wife and mother who tackles the realities of issues women face from body image to motherhood and fertility. She pushes back on the pressures of perfectionism …

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Fire Destroys Home in Bonnyville

On April 4th, Bonnyville Regional Fire Authority (BRFA) responded to a house fire on 49 Avenue of the 4100 block in Bonnyville. The fire was successfully extinguished, however it has left one person displaced. “The house is inhabitable,” confirmed Fire Chief, Brian McEvoy, “the fire was contained to mainly the …

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RCMP remind residents to check their mailboxes

The newly operating Call Back Unit in the RCMP KDivision headquarters building is reporting that several calls have been received in relation to rural mailboxes which have been the target of thefts.  While there is no one community that these thefts are associated with – citizens across the province are being …

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Summer Community Reporter & On-Air Personality

Lakeland Connect is expanding its team! Are you ready to crush the new media game & explode online? We are for you! We are looking to bring on a paid summer intern for May – August 2018, with possibility for continued employment. Lakeland Connect is an online 24/7 newspaper, lakelandconnect.net, …

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Mental Health needs to be a Priority

David Hanson, MLA for Two Hills – St. Paul – Lac La Biche, has a meeting with the Honourable Sarah Hoffman, Alberta’s Health Minister on April 12th. The MLA intends to address the issue of mental health and lack of psychiatrists in the region. Hanson brought the issue up during question …

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Hanson takes a Bumpy Ride

MLA David Hanson is bringing attention to the road conditions in the region. The MLA for Two Hills – St. Paul – Lac La Biche, recently brought attention to the conditions on Highway 881 by displaying how local students are affected. Hanson took a big yellow school bus for a …

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Cold Lake council supports pipeline projects

Cold Lake City Council voted to send letters of support for the Trans Mountain and Keystone XL pipeline projects. “These pipelines continue to see opposition despite years of hearings, court cases, and impact studies,” Cold Lake Mayor Craig Copeland said. “We know that the prosperity of our community, our province …

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Open house will see 55 plus Games Organizing Committee formed

The City of Cold Lake will be hosting an open house so that the Organizing Committee for the Alberta 55 plus Winter Games can be established. “We have had a tremendous reaction from the community so far for volunteers who have expressed interest,” said Mayor Craig Copeland. “Now it’s time …

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Pair Charged after Police spot Stolen Truck at Residence

On March 17th, around midnight, members of the Bonnyville RCMP Detachment noticed a suspicious Ford F-150 parked at a residence. Checks on the vehicle conformed that it was stolen from Tofield. Two people, who were connected to the stolen vehicle, were brought into custody. 48 year old male from Bonnyville …

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Bonnyville RCMP Investigate Theft of Fuel at Fas Gas

UPDATE: RCMP have issued an arrest warrant for John Vincent Fryingpan in relation to this theft. Police say they have recevied credible tips as to the suspects identity through distribution of security camera footage. Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Fryingpan is asked to contact the Bonnyville RCMP Detachment …

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