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Tuesday , 13 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.

Stolen Vehicle Found at Co-op; Gamache Found

RCMP arrested two people in possession of a stolen truck found at the Co-op in Bonnyville last Monday. 22 year old, Wyatt Whitford, and a 17 year old, were arrested in possession of break and enter tools, bearspray, and a meth pipe. Whitford was under house arrest at the time. …

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LOCATED: 16 Year Old Jorja Lucier

UPDATE: 16-year-old Jorjia Lucier has now been located safe and unharmed. St. Paul RCMP would like to thank the public and the media for their assistance. BACKGROUND: St. Paul RCMP are asking for public assistance to locate 16-year-old Jorja Lucier. Lucier was reported missing to police on July 24 and …

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Kehewin Man Dies While Fighting Fires in Ontario

JJ Whitmell shared this photo of the Parry Sound 33 forest fire on social media. (Supplied/JJ Whitmell) A Kehewin resident has died while fighting fires in Northern Ontario. Jerry Gadwa, an Alberta wildland fighter, passed away while in Red Lake, Ontario yesterday. Premier Rachel Notley issued the following statement on …

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M.D. Expresses Interest in Future ICIP Projects

The Municipal District of Bonnyville are looking at the Kinosoo Adventure Park, the Vezeau Beach Enhancement Project, and Kinosoo Ridge Solar Farm as three projects that could happen in the future from federal funding. On Wednesday, the M.D. council was presented with options for potential grant funding from the Investing …

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M.D. Asking for Feedback About Recreation in Upcoming Survey

The Municipal District of Bonnyville is asking for feedback about what recreational facilities residents use to determine what future projects would suit the community the most. The Recreation Needs Assessment, out August 10, is hoping to collect information so the M.D. can eventually make plans for projects that would better …

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Former St. Paul Mayor Vying for MLA Seat

Image: Mayor Glenn Andersen & Director of Emergency Services Trevor Kotowich last year Photo Credit: A Wink & A Smile Photography. Glenn Andersen thinks his experience as a town councillor in St. Paul before coming mayor was important. It taught him a lot about how municipal politics works. “One term …

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UCP Leader Jason Kenney Visits Lakeland

Image above credit to Alex Tétrault, National Observer. The Cold Lake Air Show reared a big political name to town Friday night: United Conservative Party leader Jason Kenney. “I had a great time meeting with air force folks and local residents, business owners, and it’s great to be back in …

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RCMP Arrest Two After Shots Fired in Kehewin

RCMP arrested two people on July 19 who were firing a gun near a residence in Kehewin. Police found the suspects in a vehicle and they were arrested without incident. RCMP recovered a 22 calibre rifle from the suspects. There were no injuries. Stanley Mountain, 33, is charged with four …

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Heat Upset by Xtreme, Will Not Advance to Provincials

Image: Terix-Fischer-Kobbes, green, tries to get to the front of the net but is swarmed by the Lakeland Heat, purple. The Lloyd Xtreme have the Lakeland Heat’s number. They gave the Heat their only regular season loss a month ago, and upset the number one seed at home this weekend …

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