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Wednesday , 14 April 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.

Some health restrictions eased, hair salons allowed to open Monday

The Alberta Government has loosened some restrictions that will start next Monday. Personal and wellness services will be allowed to open by appointment only, Health Minister Tyler Shandro announced on Thursday afternoon, which includes hair salons, esthetics, tattoo parlours, and cosmetic treatments. While indoor gatherings remain prohibited, up to 10 …

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M.D. of Bonnyville Council Highlights January 6 & 13, 2021

MUNICIPAL DISTRICT BONNYVILLE NO. 87 COUNCIL & COMMITTEE HIGHLIGHTS January 6 & 13, 2021 Keeping you informed of the services, business and development that affect YOU! Speed Limit Map Under Review  M.D. Council accepted the new Speed Limit Map as information on January 6, and directed Administration to come back …

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Attempted home invasion in Saddle Lake leads to charges

RCMP have charged three people after an attempted home invasion earlier this week. On Monday night at 10:30pm, St. Paul RCMP responded to a firearms complaint on Saddle Lake First Nation. RCMP members attended the scene where guns had been discharged during a home invasion. Police said no residents were …

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RCMP say individual who trespassed at BCHS was intoxicated

Bonnyville RCMP said no threats or attempts to use a knife were made by the trespasser at Bonnyville Centralized High School on Tuesday. RCMP attended the scene after BCHS staff escorted the individual out of the school and was seen wandering around with a pocketknife visible. Members attended quickly and …

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Bus cancellations Thursday, January 14

Northern Lights Public Schools All NLPS buses are cancelled for Thursday, January 14, 2021. Schools will be open and classes will proceed for students who are able to come to attend. Programming may be modified if large numbers of students are absent. Safety is our top priority and we want …

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Haying in the 30’s donates over $300K to families in 2020

One of the Lakeland’s most charitable organizations found ways to help families dealing with a cancer diagnosis. Based in Mallaig, the Haying in the 30’s Cancer Support Society was able to donate $334,000 to over 300 families in 2020. “I went fairly well, actually,” said President Martin Naundorf on the …

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