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Drive-in movie dates coming for St. Paul and Elk Point

After hosting a drive-in event last month, St. Paul will have further movie events throughout the summer along with Elk Point. The films come courtesy of the County of St. Paul and Elk Point FCSS, who will be showing three separate films at different locations across July and August. The …

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All summer performances have been cancelled for Music in the Forest

Music in the Forest’s summer line-up has been officially cancelled because of COVID-19 and social distancing regulations.  Altogether, there have been seven performances that were cancelled. These musicians include, Von Bieker, Sweet Santa Fe, Andrew Judah, Rory Taillon, Casati, Louise, Lately, Brooklyn Doran.  There are no concrete plans as to …

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No plans this year at CLNFC for National Indigenous History Month

As with most things this year, there are no events planned from the Cold Lake Native Friendship Centre for National Indigenous History Month. While the province is speeding up reopening plans, the Friendship Centre is electing to remain in an appointment-only state due to COVID-19 concerns. “For us, it seems …

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Cold Lake Museums considering viewing tower to increase tourism

The Cold Lake Museums are looking to increase their attendance numbers with a proposed viewing tower in the hopes that it will help the area become a major tourist destination. Museum board members Kael Rennie and Chris Holoboff approached city council last Tuesday to request funds for the project. Built …

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Bonnyville Fine Arts says good-bye to the Lyle Vic

The demolition of the Lyle Victor Albert Centre, the longtime home of the Bonnyville District of Fine Arts Society, began on Tuesday and for those involved with the Society it’s a bittersweet farewell. “I’m sad to see it go,” says Society president Patricia Perry, “but I’m also thankful for the …

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Lakeland schools pay tribute to graduating student athletes

Bonnyville teachers from École des Beaux-Lacs, École Notre Dame High School, and Bonnyville Centralized High School saluted their graduating athletes at Walsh Field on Monday. Graduating high school students were given a tribute by Bonnyville teachers on Monday night at Walsh Field. The Alberta Schools’ Athletic Association requested schools give …

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Radio host Justin Marshall says goodbye to the Lakeland

Radio host Justin Marshall sprays water on parade-goers during Canada Day celebrations. Image credit: Robynne Henry.  Bonnyville radio host Justin Marshall got the opportunity to say goodbye to the Lakeland on Tuesday. The former morning show host on Hot 101.3 is moving on to work in the press gallery with …

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Centerfield Music Festival postponed amidst COVID-19 pandemic

The fifth anniversary of Centerfield Music Festival will have to wait another year, as we regrettably announce that this year’s Festival will be postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “This is a gut-wrenching decision and it has truly been difficult to imagine a summer in the Lakeland without the Festival,” …

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Juno award-winning musician presenting at local schools

Canadian rock star and Juno award-winning musician Mitch Dorge is bringing his In Your Face and Interactive presentation about responsible decision making to schools in Bonnyville on Wednesday. Dorge’s innovative and interactive tour is being brought to local schools with financial support from The Co-operators Insurance, Choquet Insurance Group Ltd …

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