Saturday , 18 September 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.

RCMP investigate horse shooting north of Vermilion

Vermilion RCMP are currently investigating the shooting death of a horse that occurred sometime between Nov. 23, 2020 and Nov. 27, 2020. On Nov. 30, Vermillion RMCP members responded to a property north of Highway 45 near Clandonald, 15 minutes north of Vermilion, for an animal call. Police located a …

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Tools stolen from construction site total $10K, RCMP investigate

Police are investigating theft of tools from an active construction site and shop in Bonnyville from the same morning. RCMP were notified last Monday, Jan. 4 that tools belonging to Lauden Plumbing were stolen over the weekend at the Bonnyville Centralized High School site. The tools are estimated to be …

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Known suspect vehicle leads to Bonnyville RCMP arrest

Police patrols led to Bonnyville RCMP arresting a known suspect last Monday evening. At around 5:30pm, police spotted a known suspect vehicle, a white Audi A4, parked at a local restaurant in Bonnyville. The suspect fled as RCMP attempted a traffic stop, with multiple patrols now on the search for …

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Next city council will get 10% pay increase

The next Cold Lake city council elected later this year will receive a bump in pay compared to the current council. In late November, city council passed a new council compensation policy, which raised the annual amount local politicians would earn by ten per cent, beginning on January 1, 2022. …

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RCMP investigating vandalism at MP Yurdiga’s Cold Lake office

A local federal politician had his constituency office in Cold Lake vandalized this week. Member of Parliament David Yurdiga’s office on 10 Street had “COVID lie” spray painted on the front of the building. Cold Lake RCMP said they were made aware on Wednesday morning and the situation is currently …

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