Sunday , 4 December 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.

Cold Lake emergency room with no physicians tonight

There is no physician coverage at the Cold Lake emergency room tonight. With no on-site coverage, the ED at the Cold Lake hospital will be disrupted overnight from 11:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 15 to 7:00 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 16.  “This is a temporary measure and AHS is working …

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Remembrance Day ceremonies across the Lakeland

On Friday, Nov. 11, Legion branches across the Lakeland organized Remembrance Day ceremonies to honour those who lost their lives while defending Canada and protecting freedom. “We are remembering those who did not come home. We remember so they will not be forgotten and simply become ghosts haunting old battlefields, …

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Police investigate suspected arson in Bonnyville house fire

An investigation is underway into a suspected arson Thursday morning. On Nov. 10, at 7:25 a.m., Bonnyville RCMP, along with the Regional Fire Authority, responded to a residential fire at 5212 51 St, in Bonnyville. Police said there were no injuries as a result of this fire. The investigation continues, …

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RCMP issue aggravated assault warrant on Cold Lake man

Cold Lake RCMP have an issued a warrant after a man known to police is believed to have been involved in an assault with an axe. On Nov. 2 just before 11:00pm, Cold Lake RCMP received this report of an assault involving an axe.  With information released on Wednesday, police …

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RCMP look to ID suspects that fled in stolen vehicle

Cold Lake RCMP are looking to identify two people in a stolen vehicle investigation. On Friday, Nov. 4, police in Cold Lake were given a tip about a stolen vehicle out of the Elk Point that could be near the city. Mounties saw the vehicle and tried stopping it but …

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Vermilion launches broadband service for business and residents

A partnership between the Town of Vermilion and a high-speed internet service provider hopes to allow residents and business owners connection speeds online that are up to par in major centres.  On Tuesday, Nov. 1, the Town hosted a luncheon presentation and ribbon cutting with Alberta Broadband Networks and Primus …

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