Tuesday , 5 July 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.

Centerfield Music Festival kicks off tonight

Centerfield Music Festival is about to take over St. Paul. The two-day event kicks off tonight at 5:00pm while the gates open on Saturday at 2:30pm. “We’re quite excited to actually leave the last two years behind us and actually celebrate together,” said Mayor Maureen Miller. “It’s a wonderful festival …

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Kinosoo Beach work hoped to be done by Canada Day

The plan remains that Kinosoo Beach improvements will be finished in time for Canada Day and moving the entirety of the July 1st celebrations to the lake area. This phase of work includes shade structures, the construction of a promenade, landscaping and irrigation, as well as additional lighting and seating …

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Man wanted for local shooting arrested by Parkland RCMP

A man wanted for aggravated assault and discharging a firearm with intent after a shooting in Cold Lake First Nations was apprehended by police. Chad William Pashko, 41 from Parkland County, was wanted by Cold Lake RCMP for the shooting of a Kehewin man on April 15. Police said they …

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Bonnyville’s own Austin Saint to play university hockey

The Bonnyville Pontiacs are excited to announce the 12th player commitment from the 2021-22 roster. Local product Austin Saint has committed to the Royal Military College of Canada (RMC) to play U-Sport for the Paladins in Kingston, Ontario for the upcoming season. As a 20-year-old last season, Saint was one …

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Cold Lake family celebrates new home with Habitat for Humanity

A Cold Lake family is settled into a new affordable home, thanks to community partners. Roy and Cheryl Tumulak have lived at their new house on 54th Avenue in Cold Lake since last May, but the opportunity to celebrate with Habitat for Humanity, dignitaries from the City, MLA David Hanson, plus …

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No physician coverage overnight at Cold Lake Emerge

Due to the inability to secure physician coverage, the Cold Lake Healthcare Centre Emergency Department (ED) will be temporarily without on-site physician coverage from 11 p.m. on Wednesday night to 7 a.m. Thursday morning. “AHS is working hard to ensure local residents continue to have access to the care they …

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MENZIES: Teacher retirement ceremony a chance to reflect

When I received the call I was taken aback at first. “It’s Mr. Chase, how are you doing Michael?” Mr. Allan Chase has been the principal at St. Jerome’s Catholic School in Vermilion — where I took Kindergarten to Grade 12 — for ten plus years. He explained that he …

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