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Tuesday , 5 July 2022

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.

Tornado watch in effect for Two Hills and Vermilion area

A tornado watch is in effect for the Two Hills and Vermilion areas, Environment Canada said on Tuesday afternoon. Issued at just after 3:00pm, the weather service said conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms which may produce tornadoes. Strong winds, large hail and heavy rain are also …

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Four area lakes have identified blue-green algae blooms

Four Lakeland area waterbodies are currently under blue-green algae advisories as of Tuesday morning. Since last Monday, Lac La Biche Lake, Garner Lake, northwest of Ashmont, Stoney Lake, west of Elk Point and Laurier Lake, east of Elk Point, have had blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) blooms identified. Residents living near the …

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Astec Safety office sponsoring Bottcher’s curling team

For the past six years, Astec Safety has executed a business strategy that has resulted in noteworthy success on a national stage, from right here in Lloydminster AB/SK. We now support training companies right across the country who have chosen to use our industry leading Instructor-Led courses in their markets, …

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Several break and enters reported Bonnyville businesses last week

Bonnyville businesses were hit hard last week by a series of break and enters. RCMP released information last Thursday about at least seven break and enters at Bonnyville businesses that involved property damage and stolen vehicles and gas, which are all active investigations. On June 26th at 4:50am, a tow …

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No physician coverage at Cold Lake ER overnight July 1

AHS said on Thursday that due to the inability to secure physician coverage, the Cold Lake Healthcare Centre Emergency Department (ED) will again be temporarily without on-site physician coverage from 11:00pm on Friday, July 1 to 7:00am on Saturday, July 2. This is a temporary measure and AHS is working …

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CF-188 Hornet flyby planned over Kinosoo Beach on Canada Day

4 Wing will commemorate Canada’s birthday with a special flyby. On July 1, 2022, 4 Wing Cold Lake will conduct a flyby over Kinosoo Beach in celebration of Canada Day, the air base said on Thursday. One CF-188 Hornet will be participating in this flyby, which will happen at approximately …

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Town getting more aggressive in search for Peace Officer

The Town of Bonnyville’s active recruitment for a Community Peace Officer has been boosted by council. Since January, the town has been without a CPO and has been trying to fill the position. While there’s been some interest, town staff say, the wages the Town is offering is “making it …

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