Saturday , 8 May 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.

Counterfeit money used in St. Paul

St. Paul RCMP want to bring awareness to business’s regarding counterfeit currency St. Paul RCMP have seized a $100.00 bill in counterfeit Canada currency at a local business in town. Police want to let the community know that there have been $50 and $100 counterfeit Canadian bills found with the …

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M.D. of Bonnyville Council Highlights October 7 & 14

MUNICIPAL DISTRICT BONNYVILLE NO. 87 COUNCIL & COMMITTEE HIGHLIGHTS October 7 & 14, 2020 Keeping you informed of the services, business and development that affect YOU! Kinosoo Ridge Snow Resort Opening  Council agreed to open Kinosoo Ridge for the 2020-2021 ski season, with updated operating rules for COVID-19. See Kinosoo’s …

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St. Paul RCMP searching for break and enter suspect

St. Paul RCMP are asking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect from surveillance footage. On Sept. 14, St. Paul RCMP responded to a break and enter into a garage in town. Police said several items were reported stolen out of the truck in the garage including garage remotes and …

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Roughly 2,200 Alberta motorists dinged with tickets during long weekend

The Alberta RCMP participated in traffic safety initiative “#OperationImpact2020” to encourage safe driving behaviours. While patrolling provincial roads and highways, officers handed out 2,870 traffic tickets. Among those fines, 1,914 drivers were caught speeding, 27 drivers were recorded going more than 50 km/h over the posted limit, 83 were driving …

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Several community groups scheduled at Bonnyville town council

A series of delegations from community groups are expected for tonight’s Bonnyville town council meeting. Eight parties including organizations like the Chamber of Commerce, Primary Care Network, Ronald McDonald House Charities, and recreation groups like the Curling Club, Gear Grabbers, Bonnyville Pontiacs, Extreme Mudfest, and Riverland Trail Society are scheduled …

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Lac La Biche County first COVID case, Lakeland numbers low

Heading out of Thanksgiving long weekend, coronavirus cases around the Lakeland remain low as provincially, infections are continuing to rise. A second infection was reported in Lac La Biche on Friday on the provincial government’s virus map, the first since July in the county. While Saddle Lake has seen a …

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NEAJBHL charting a path to return to game action

Local teams in the Northeastern Alberta Junior B Hockey League are hoping for a return to action near Halloween, but in the meantime, teams across the Lakeland are gearing up for competition. “These kids want to play hockey, right?” said Cold Lake Ice head coach Scott Hood. “That’s what it’s …

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Candlelight vigil honours MMIWG at Bonnyville Friendship Centre

Roughly 80 in the Lakeland gathered and lit candles on Sunday night to remember and honour missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls. October 4th marked the third annual Sisters in Spirit vigil at the Bonnyville Friendship Centre, as communities across Alberta came together to hold similar rallies. “It was …

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