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Saturday , 8 August 2020

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Blue Quills University receives $100K for online technology

Blue Quills University is receiving $100,000 provincial dollars for technology upgrades. University nuhelot’i?ne thaiyots’i? nistameyimâkanak, five kilometres west of St. Paul, is one of five First Nations post-secondaries receiving a Government of Alberta grant to help Wi-Fi access, support online programming and delivery, and cleaning protocols to meet COVID-19 standards. …

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Lac La Biche gives well-wishes to victims of Beirut explosion

The tremors of the devastating explosion in Beirut, Lebanon is extending far and wide. In the Lac La Biche Museum, an article titled, Regional Cultures: Lebanese, sheds light on just how prominent the Lebanese population has been on the community of 10,000. “Lac La Biche is the site of one …

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Masks soon mandatory at Walmart

Shoppers will be required to wear a mask while in Walmart as of August 12th. On Thursday, Walmart Canada announced all customers and staff at any store not already subject to a local government mandate to wear a mask or face covering will be required to wear one. A Walmart …

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$10M for Cold Lake Fish Hatchery, Premier Kenney visits Lakeland

Hatchery will begin stocking walleye next year. Premier Jason Kenney was in the Lakeland on Thursday to announce a big provincial spend. The Cold Lake Fish Hatchery will see just over $10 million in investment, which will allow for the reuse of water during operations and reduce utility costs. Roughly …

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Chuckwagons to tear up the track in Dewberry next weekend

It’s one of the few events happening this summer. Chuckwagon drivers at the 2020 Fun Run Tour races in Dewberry will include a homecoming for one of the best to do it–Kurt Bensmiller. From August 15 – 16, the four-time WPCA World Champion will be racing in front of his …

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County of Vermilion River office reopened

The County of Vermilion River reopened their office yesterday, but are asking residents to continue their alternative measures. Although in-person access is available, to avoid unnecessary contact, they are asking residents to continue making payments online or by dropping cheques in the mail or at their drop box. The County …

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Cold Lake woman drowns at Cold River

Lakegoers warn that high water levels are creating dangerous rapids. A female from Cold Lake has drowned at Cold River. Pierceland RCMP confirmed the incident happened late Sunday afternoon. High water levels contributed to the danger on Cold River, on the east point of Cold Lake, and the set of …

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Regional waterline extending to Frog Lake, beyond

Cold Lake water will soon be travelling even further. On July 28, an open house on the latest regional waterline extension plans was held at the Marriott Hotel, where residents could see how the potable water will travel to Frog Lake. The 47-kilometre extension will run through the municipal corridor …

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Alberta funding to boost student environment

Lakeland College’s WHT Mead Animal Science Centre will be renovated after receiving funds from the Alberta Government. Yesterday, Premier Jason Kenney announced $17.3 million in funding for Lakeland College to go towards the Vermilion campus facility. “This incredible investment will allow us to expand our facility to accommodate new programs,” …

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