Friday , 22 October 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.

Local Teen Playing Fastpitch on Elite U14 Team

Taylor Farrer, left, and her fastpitch team, right, went down to Fort Lauderdale to play their first tournament last weekend. Taylor Farrer just returned from Fort Lauderdale. Her fastpitch team, the 222’s, just played their first games together south of the border. Farrer was picked to play in four travel tournaments this winter for an elite team of U14 …

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Local Farm Harvests to Fight World Hunger

A group of local farmers harvest near Fort Kent to help raise money to fight world hunger. While it’s been a tough year for a farmer’s nerves, a small local group were able to give back and harvest $60,000 worth of grain to send to the world’s hungry. For 21 years, Bonnyville farmer Ed Persley and community members rent 120 …

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Bonnyville RCMP Seek to Identify Female in Fraud Investigation

Bonnyville RCMP are looking for a woman who was part of a series of fraudulent purchases made at Co-op in August. Between Aug. 18, 2018 and September 5, 2018 several people attended the Co-op Home Centre and made purchases with a credit card account which was later determined to be fraudulent. The total amount of …

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Cold Lake Wings Lose Home Opener 4-3

Cold Lake Wings defenceman Tylin Cameron rushes past the Meadow Lake bench during Friday night action at Imperial Oil Place.   It’s a work in progress. Starting a franchise from scratch and still adding players to the roster days before their home opener has its challenges, as hockey fans saw when they got their first …

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Westlock Dominate Line of Scrimmage in Royals Semi-Final Loss

Westlock celebrates their third straight touchdown in the first quarter to make it 22-0 over Cold Lake en route to their 36-24 victory. Twenty-four answered points and a rushing “meatgrinder” attack was the early lift the Westlock T-Birds needed to get their first win of the season against the Cold Lake …

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Ice Flat Against Better Killam Team

Cold Lake Ice netminder Dustin Johnson-Watson prepares for a shot as Killam Wheat Kings captain Clay Lang fishes for the puck in between Ice defenseman Jake Bartman’s legs. Image provided by http://gamereadyphotography.com It was not the Ice’s best effort this season. They were outshot, outchanced, and outworked for 60 minutes by the …

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Man Arrested After Blowing Three Times Over Legal Limit

RCMP have arrested a 23 year old male from Kehewin after he blew three times over the legal limit. Police decided to pull over after a vehicle swerving on the road yesterday afternoon. The driver then passed the police officer and waved. That’s when a traffic stop was conducted. The charges are not yet sworn but include …

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