Wednesday , 5 October 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.

MISSING: 17-year-old Brayden Roberts-Kowalchuk

Bonnyville RCMP are seeking public assistance in locating a missing youth. Brayden Roberts-Kowalchuk, 17, a resident of Lloydminster, was last seen in Glendon on Oct. 4, 2022. There is concern for his safety, police said on Wednesday. He is described as: 5’4 and 135 lbs Blonde hair and brown eyes …

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Big wins for some in NEAJBHL, Canadiens start 2-0

The Junior B season is underway and St. Paul is off and running with a strong start.  The Jr. Canadiens boast a 2-0 record through the first weekend of NEAJBHL action after a 7-1 stomp vs the Cold Lake Ice and a tight 3-2 victory of the Lloyd Bandits.  The …

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Renos to disrupt service for J.J. Parr pool

As renovations are anticipated to begin soon at the Colonel J.J. Parr Sports Centre, Cold Lakers can expect closures at different parts of the facility over the next year. CFB Cold Lake, which manages the facility, released news on Tuesday about the upcoming project. Phase one of a multi-phase project …

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GALLERY: NDTR events across the Lakeland

With September 30 now being the National Day of Truth & Reconciliation, the Lakeland area was full of events to hear stories from those affected by Residential Schools and wear orange shirts to drive the Every Child Matters movement. The Lakeland Society for Truth & Reconciliation held a procession through …

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Pontiacs wins put the AJHL on notice at Showcase

For a young group that is still learning new systems under a new coach who is learning the AJHL game, the Bonnyville Pontiacs put together two good victories in front of the entire league and various NCAA and NHL scouts at the league’s annual showcase late last week. The Pontiacs …

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Scott MacDonald Memorial sees over $10K raised

The Scott MacDonald Memorial was another great showing of when the community meets football in Bonnyville last Saturday. The 13th annual fundraiser raised $10,820 for efforts to fight cancer and four Bonnyville Voyageur scholarships, with a silent auction draw, 50/50, and four football games throughout the day. With head shavings …

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