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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.

Princess Emma: A Family and Community Fights DIPG

“This weekend is kind of the first weekend we have downtime to process everything. We’ve holding up fairly good. It’s still kind of a shock we’re sitting in this situation. Everyone believes it can’t happen to them until it happens to you….we’re surviving on prayers and hopes right now,” said …

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Three Local Boys Competing at Stampede

Ethan Evans, left, Carter Shideler, centre, Griffin Purdy, right, are gearing up for the Calgary Stampede this week. It’s not often the highlight of a young kid’s summer – to soak up the hot July sun at the Calgary Stampede. But for Griffin Purdy, 10, Carter Shideler, 11, and Ethan …

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Bonnyville RCMP Investigating Potential Gas Price Fixture

Bonnyville RCMP have opened a preliminary investigation about businesses fixing gas prices to earn more profit. This comes after RCMP received a complaint earlier this week that gas prices in the surrounding communities were much lower than Bonnyville, namely Cold Lake. The RCMP’s general investigation unit opened an investigation in response. …

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MLA Hanson Running for Re-Election in UCP Nomination

MLA David Hanson, Lac la Biche-St. Paul-Two Hills, is running for UCP nomination in the new electoral boundary of Bonnyville-Cold Lake-St. Paul. Hanson was elected in 2015 as a member of the Wild Rose before they united with the Progessive Conservatives to form the United Conservative Party in 2017. He …

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Draper Out as Assistant Coach/GM of Pontiacs

The Bonnyville Pontiacs have parted ways with assistant Coach and assistant General Manager, Larry Draper, sources confirmed on Wednesday. An official announcement is expected in the coming days, and the Pontiacs did not provide a comment. “I enjoyed my time in Bonnyville. I’m very fortunate to have almost six wonderful …

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Tellier Takes Home Hardware from Notre Dame Awards

Stephanie Tellier (second from right) poses with a volleyball beside fellow recipients of the OSUM Leaders of Tomorrow earlier this month. Like all Grade 12 students in June, Stephanie Tellier anxiously awaited the end of diploma exams. Now, she’s all done high school. “It feels great. I just had my …

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Crime Report: Week of June 29

On Sunday, police arrested a 20 year old female after responding to a two vehicle collision on 51 Ave and 54 St in Bonnyville. She was charged with impaired operation and dangerous operation of a motor vehicle.  There were no injuries but both vehicles were undrivable afterwards. — RCMP are …

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