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Wednesday , 28 July 2021

Jena Colbourne

Lessard Bridge Closed

The Municipal District of Bonnyville (MD) has closed the Lessard Bridge on Range Road 452. According to the MD’s Facebook page the bridge will be closed indefinitely due to high water levels. The following is a statement released on their Facebook Page: “The Lessard Bridge at Range Road 452 is …

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Crews work Fast to put out Two Grass Fires

Bonnyville Regional Fire Authority (BRFA) responded to two grass fires on Tuesday, confirmed Fire Chief, Brian McEvoy. Both fires were quickly contained and extinguished. Crews first responded to a grass fire, within town limits, on the south side of Highway 28, said McEvoy. “The fire in town was quickly contained.” …

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10 years and MS Still Ain’t Purdy!

James Purdy is doing some reflecting as the May 12th Lakeland MS Walk approaches. This year mark’s the tenth year since he was diagnosed with MS. It’s not a group he wanted to be a part of, but it’s a group he’s been helping through fundraising and support. Over the …

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In Deep Water

Residents of Country Lane Estates deal with flooding from quick spring melt The Municipal District of Bonnyville (MD) was busy over the past few days dealing with quick spring melt off that caused one subdivision to go underwater. Residents of Country Lane Estates reported that deep water began to pool …

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Bonnyville RCMP investigate 2nd Robbery in 48 hrs – Update

Bonnyville RCMP, with the assistance of the Bonnyville General Investigative Section (GIS), were able to successfully solve and lay charges in relation to the two armed robberies that occurred at the Liquor Depot on April 7th, 2018 and the Liquor Mart on April 9th, 2018. Through the investigation police identified a suspect and …

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Man caught Shoplifting with Bear Spray

On April 13th, at approximately 7:30 pm, RCMP were called to the Canadian Tire in Cold Lake, for a report of a shoplifter. RCMP attended and located the male suspect. He was arrested at the scene and provided a false name to police. The man is accused of attempting to …

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AFA Art Grant Awarded to Portage College

The Portage College Museum of Aboriginal Peoples’ Art and Artifacts (MOAPAA) has been awarded a grant worth $112,500 from the Government of Alberta through the Alberta Foundation for the Arts (AFA). This public art grant will be used to acquire or commission three pieces of work from Indigenous artists for MOAPPA’s Celebrating …

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The Glamourlace Madame Nadine

Madame Nadine (Deslauriers-Friesen) is ready for Western Canada Fashion Week! The teacher by day, designer at heart, jewelry maker is hitting the catwalk with a whole new line next, on April 29th, at the prestigious show. “I just got some new lace and new pedants!” Nadine said with exuberance, in …

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Is your kid on track?

Parents will have an opportunity to find out if their children are track this week in Bonnyville. The Bonnyville & District FCSS, along with partners is hosting an Ages & Stages Preschool screening for kids five years of age and younger. “It’s important for parents to get ahead of any …

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Water hauler closure order lifted

Effective immediately, Alberta Health Services (AHS) has lifted the Closure Order issued on March 8, 2018 for KCNContracting LTD, a water hauler operating under permit from AHS. Follow up inspection by AHS, including water testing, has confirmed that the water hauler’s operations comply with AHS and legislative requirements as set out …

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