Sunday , 16 January 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.

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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New RCMP detachment building in Cold Lake in design phase

Cold Lake Mounties will be getting new digs as space is hard to come by in the current detachment. Over the years, the City, federal RCMP and provincial K Division have worked to solve the problem of cramped space in the current detachment–budgeting $3.7 million from 2017-19 for a 500-metre …

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Bonnyville’s main water transmission line to be flushed

Flushing of the Town of Bonnyville’s main water transmission line will continue Tuesday morning. The Town put out a notice on Monday afternoon that described how the regional waterline project bringing Cold Lake water to Bonnyville is progressing in the final steps after delays in the final commissioning in December. …

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