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Wednesday , 3 March 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.

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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LOCATED: 15-year-old Linda Joyce Wood

Update: St. Paul RCMP said they have located Wood. The RCMP thank the public for their response. Background 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. …

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Lakeland College receives $1.9M for ag research programs

Lakeland College in Vermilion is getting a $1.9-million grant to transition two agriculture research programs, the provincial government announced Monday. The three-year agreement will support Lakeland College to take over pulse agronomy and beef production systems programs in Alberta. Roughly $1.4 million is coming from the Canadian Agricultural Partnership and …

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City of Cold Lake council meetings now streamed online

Cold Lake residents can now listen to what their council decides to do at meetings from home. City council passed a motion last Tuesday to live stream special and regular council meetings, as well as all regular Corporate Priorities Committee meetings. The first regular meeting went live on Tuesday and …

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In-home support for seniors program free in Bonnyville area

A new support program can help tidy the house while engaging with local seniors in the Bonnyville area. The Bonnyville and District FCSS’ is offering an In-Home Support Program where staff come and help clean for the elderly and keep them company. It is free until March 31st, said Diahann …

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