Wednesday , 12 August 2020

Michael Menzies

Menzies is the editor-at-large for Connect Media. 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.

Fourth homicide suspect taken into custody by RCMP near Vilna

A male suspect in relation to this investigation was arrested and taken into custody this morning at approximately 3:00am, near Highway 28 and Range Road 130 by RCMP Police Dog Services and officers that responded to the area. Homeowners in the area around Bonnie Lake northeast of Vilna are no …

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Bonnie Lake area contained by RCMP tied to homicide investigation

Strong police presence as St. Paul and surrounding RCMP near Vilna looking to detain a fourth suspect as a homicide investigation continues. Smoky Lake, Boyle, Redwater and St. Paul RCMP are collaborating and have the Bonnie Lake area, four kilometres northeast of Vilna, along Highway 28 contained police said and …

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RCMP arrest two for vehicle theft

Break and enter that started in St. Paul involved multiple RCMP Detachments in the area and caused thousands of dollars in damages, police said. Two people are facing charges after a break and enter in the St. Paul area last week. Last Wednesday morning at approximately 8:00am., St. Paul RCMP …

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Blue Quills University receives $100K for online technology

Blue Quills University is receiving $100,000 provincial dollars for technology upgrades. University nuhelot’i?ne thaiyots’i? nistameyimâkanak, five kilometres west of St. Paul, is one of five First Nations post-secondaries receiving a Government of Alberta grant to help Wi-Fi access, support online programming and delivery, and cleaning protocols to meet COVID-19 standards. …

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Robbery in Cold Lake North leads to arrest, nine charges

RCMP have arrested a Bonnyville man after a robbery earlier this week. At around 7:00am on Tuesday morning, Cold Lake RCMP received a report of a robbery that occurred at an apartment complex on the city’s north side. Police attended the scene and discovered that a male suspect entered one …

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Masks soon mandatory at Walmart

Shoppers will be required to wear a mask while in Walmart as of August 12th. On Thursday, Walmart Canada announced all customers and staff at any store not already subject to a local government mandate to wear a mask or face covering will be required to wear one. A Walmart …

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$10M for Cold Lake Fish Hatchery, Premier Kenney visits Lakeland

Hatchery will begin stocking walleye next year. Premier Jason Kenney was in the Lakeland on Thursday to announce a big provincial spend. The Cold Lake Fish Hatchery will see just over $10 million in investment, which will allow for the reuse of water during operations and reduce utility costs. Roughly …

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