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Monday , 20 September 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.

Bonnyville man wins $100K EXTRA draw

Munzir Elaman had an extra special weekend in late-January. The Bonnyville local checked his LOTTO MAX and EXTRA ticket and discovered he won $100,000 on the January 29 EXTRA draw. Elaman purchased his winning ticket on the day of the draw at the 7-Eleven located at 4819 50 Avenue in …

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Brosseau running to be Bonnyville Mayor in the fall

One person has submitted their nomination forms to run to be the next Mayor of Bonnyville–Elisa Brosseau. The current town councillor made the decision officially last Wednesday. She has served on council since 2017. Born in Bonnyville and growing up in Fort McMurray, Brosseau says here will always be home. …

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Light of Christ Catholic teacher nominated for provincial award

Lakeland Catholic Schools have announced they have nominated Haley Ozga for the Edwin Parr Award this year. The Edwin Parr Award recognizes outstanding first-year teachers in Alberta. Every year school divisions nominate an exceptional first-year teacher for this award. Recipients from each zone will be announced this spring. Haley is …

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No restrictions easing at this time Health Minister says

Now is not the time to ease current health restrictions, Health Minister Tyler Shandro said on Monday afternoon. Shandro alluded to the hospital benchmarks being partially met because there needed to be fewer than 300 hospitalizations while those rates continue to decline. There are 280 Albertans in hospital with COVID-19, …

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Major Crimes Unit charges male with second-degree murder

Alberta RCMP Major Crimes Unit has arrested a man in connection with a homicide last summer in Cold Lake. On March 21, 2021, RCMP arrested 55-year-old Dale Edward Delorme from Cold Lake, who has been charged with one count of second degree murder in the death of 40-year-old Aubrey Skelding …

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Bilodeaus denied bail a second time

Roger and Anthony Bilodeau were denied bail by an Edmonton judge earlier today. The father and son had applied for a review after being previously denied bail. The reasons for the judge’s decision, as well as the arguments and evidence presented by lawyers in court earlier this week are under …

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Lakeland pharmacies can offer COVID-19 vaccines

Lakeland area pharmacies are offering COVID-19 vaccines at various sites. Pharmasave in Bonnyville, Guardian Community Drug Mart in Cold Lake (Marina Mall), Shoppers Drug Mart in St. Paul and Vermilion, Crescent Drugs in Lac La Biche, Elk Point Pharmacy, Two Hills Pharmacy, and Shane’s IDA Pharmacy in Smoky Lake are …

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