Thursday , 21 January 2021

Michael Menzies

Menzies is the editor-at-large for Connected Media Inc. Born and raised in Vermilion, he started in May 2018 during his NAIT Radio and Television practicum and reports on local politics, sports, and community issues. He became the Bonnyville Pontiacs play-by-play voice during the 2019-20 season. He also comments on provincial and national issues. Menzies hosts Connected! Evening Monday-Thursday at 5 o’clock. He also likes to buy books and read some of them.

One person dies in head-on collision on Highway 41 on Sunday

Elk Point RCMP are investigating a fatal collision that happened on Highway 41 on Sunday. On Sunday morning before 11:00am, police responded to a two-vehicle collision south of Elk Point. The collision involved a semi-truck and an SUV. The collision resulted in the death of one adult female. Preliminary investigation …

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RCMP arrest 14 people in warrant round-up

A warrant round-up initiative by local police has led to arrests of 14 people on Jan. 19. In a press release Wednesday, the Lakeland Crime Reduction Unit (LCRU) along with the assistance of Cold Lake RCMP, Police Dog Services (PDS) and General Investigative Section (GIS) completed the search and arrests …

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Pedestrian in fatal collision on Highway 897

A pedestrian has died after a collision with a vehicle on Highway 897 in Frog Lake last week. Elk Point RCMP said they were dispatched to the scene after 8:00pm on Wednesday, Jan. 13. RCMP said their investigation revealed a lone 47-year-old female wearing dark clothing was walking southbound on …

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BCHS goes into 15 minute lockdown after RCMP investigate at C2

Story updated at 2:15pm on Tuesday, January 19. Bonnyville Centralized High School went into a lockdown requested by Bonnyville RCMP after contacting the Centennial Centre about an active police situation. NLPS said just before noon on Tuesday, the Bonnyville RCMP contacted the C2 and requested that the facility be put …

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City rolls out second phase of COVID-19 support programs

City council passed several new measures to help residents and businesses feeling the financial crunch due to the pandemic. At a special council meeting on Monday, council passed a bylaw that will establish a grant to help offset some of the cost that businesses incurred to stay open under COVID-19 …

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MISSING: 15-year-old Linda Joyce Wood

St. Paul RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance in locating 15-year-old Linda Joyce Wood. The teen was reported missing on Jan. 16 from Saddle Lake and has not been located since. St. Paul RCMP are concerned for her safety and well-being and would like to speak with her Wood is …

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