Sunday , 4 December 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.

Sonic boom part of military exercise

4 Wing Cold Lake says a sonic boom heard late Monday morning was part of a training exercise. On August 29, at approximately 11:36 a.m. a CF-18 Hornet from 4 Wing Cold Lake was conducting essential training in the Cold Lake Air Weapons Range within the restricted airspace which resulted in …

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Slawuta Pond parking lot now closed, to be re-purposed

After discussions, the Town of Bonnyville has closed the Slawuta Pond parking lot. Concrete barriers were put in the parking lot on Friday while still leaving a path for trailers to access the sani-dump. CAO Bill Rogers said the decision came because of issues with littering. The Town has subleased …

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LRA Finals about to take over St. Paul

It’s the sendoff for the rodeo season and the biggest get-together on the calendar in St. Paul. The Lakeland Rodeo Association Finals got going this past weekend with the Bull-a-Rama and Rach Rodeo events before the major event starts on Thursday. As Ag Society President Doug Drolet explained to Lakeland …

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Town of Bonnyville Council Highlights August 23

TOWN OF BONNYVILLE COUNCIL HIGHLIGHTS REGULAR MEETING AUGUST 23   SNOW REMOVAL POLICY: The newly updated and modernized Snow Removal Policy was approved by Council. There are now timelines, which are based on current operational projections and budgets. The timelines included also serve as a reliable baseline for future service …

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New bus riders can Meet the Bus next week

Students who be anxious or are new to riding the school bus will get a chance next week to alleviate some of those concerns. Northern Lights is doing its Meet the Bus program at elementary schools next week. Transportation staff will be visiting NLPS between August 29th and September 2 …

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Penner and Lefebvre named chair and vice-chair at LCSD

Lakeland Catholic School Division’s board has some familiar faces taking key positions. Mary-Anne Penner is stepping back into the role of chair for the 2022-23 school year, LCSD announced on Thursday, while Vicky Lefebvre takes over as vice chair. Penner has held various positions throughout her years serving on the …

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Lakeland Co-op expanding to fuel site in Cold Lake

Lakeland Co-op has purchased a retail fuel site previously owned by Husky in Cold Lake, in a move to grow their services. “We’re so proud to share this announcement today. As a Co-op, we’re focused on investing in our communities and bringing value to our members,” said JP Stassen, General …

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