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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.

Bonnyville Renegades win league title, to host Provincials

The Bonnyville Renegades are the champs, but could go on to being the best in the province this weekend. Travelling down to Lloydminster on Sunday and braving the elements, the Renegades upset the Lloyd Steelers 26-18, avenging a regular season loss to the Border City team, and winning the fourth …

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St. Paul Bengals best Bonnyville Bandits in Bantam Final

Regional Field can be a difficult place to play at the best of times, but when hosting a championship, that much harder. The St. Paul Bengals, by virtue of being the best team during the bantam season, had home field advantage against the Bonnyville Bandits on Saturday for the Wheatland …

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Extreme cold warning in effect for Vermilion area

Environment Canada has issued an extreme cold warning for communities south of Bonnyville on Tuesday evening. Beaver Co. near Viking and Kinsella City of Lloydminster Alb. Co. of Minburn near Innisfree Lavoy and Ranfurly Co. of Minburn near Minburn and Mannville Co. of Two Hills near Myrnam and Derwent Co. …

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City to look at smoking bylaw for potential hookah lounge

Cold Lake city council will have a public hearing that would change a bylaw that could a hookah lounge to open. At tonight’s council meeting, Mayor and council will look at amending the smoking bylaw to allow waterpipes, which would facilitate the opening of a shisha or hookah lounge, where …

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Remembrance Day ceremonies scheduled this week

On Friday, various communities around the Lakeland will be remembering sacrifices made by previous generations and current veterans to protect our way of life. Friday, November 11 will see the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 183 in Bonnyville commemorate outside the Legion hall at 10:45am with a ceremony and a lunch …

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Bonnyville area farm broken into during Halloween night

Police are investigating a break-in at a farm sometime overnight on Halloween. On November 1st the Bonnyville RCMP received a report of a break and enter at a family farm overnight Halloween night on Range Road 472 near Township Road 601. It is reported that a 1993 white Chevrolet GMT-400 …

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St. Paul mayor says 2023 Budget will be “tight”

St. Paul town council is working through budget discussions in anticipation of 2023, and the initial looks show an operational deficit. On Nov. 1, a special council meeting was held to kick off the budget talks. Mayor Maureen Miller said these were higher level discussions, circling around the issues of …

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