Wednesday , 14 April 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.

MISSING: 38-year-old Kimberly Marie Desjarlais

Cold Lake RCMP are asking for the public’s assistance to locate a missing 38-year-old Indigenous female. Kimberly Marie Desjarlais, 38, was last spoken to by Edmonton Police Service in December 2020 and is believed to be in Edmonton or Cold Lake areas. Since June 2020, her family and friends have …

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Bonnyville GIS Unit charges woman with trafficking cocaine

A Bonnyville woman is facing drug related charges after a traffic stop earlier this week. On March 8, the Bonnyville General Investigation Section members performed a traffic stop outside of town and arrested a female that was wanted on warrant for trafficking cocaine. Police said that subsequent to the arrest, …

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Rebuilding Kokum’s House, the men’s shelter in Cold Lake

There is hope for a new men’s shelter in Cold Lake. Kokum’s House burned down on March 14, 2020 and claimed the life of 50-year-old Leslie Klassen. Last summer, RCMP laid charges of manslaughter and arson against Guillaume Gilbert for manslaughter and arson after a long investigation. In the aftermath, …

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Kissel nominated for Juno Award for Single of the Year

Brett Kissel will be looking for his third Juno Award when the 50th edition of biggest night in Canadian music happens this spring. On Tuesday afternoon, the Juno Award nominations came out and Kissel is nominated for Single of the Year for his track Drink About Me. The track reached …

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Imperial donates $40K to NLPS to address hunger and mental health

An oil and gas producer has made a substantial donation to Northern Lights schools. In November 2020, Imperial Cold Lake Operation made a donation of $40,000 to the Northern Lights Public Schools’ It Starts With Hope Project, which addresses the issues of food insecurity and mental health facing the student …

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