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County of St. Paul expects small surplus in 2021 Budget

The County of St. Paul anticipates a small surplus of $18,698 in 2021 according to the interim operating and capital budget passed at the Dec. 16 Public Works Meeting. The County expects to bring in $34.2 million in operating and capital revenues from taxes and grants, and use $545,000 from …

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No new cases at Sunnyside; visitors by appointment only

There have been no new cases of COVID-19 linked to St. Paul’s Sunnyside Manor since Dec. 26. According to M.D. of St. Paul Foundation CAO Brigitte Sakaluk, a hospitalized resident was confirmed to have the virus on Dec. 24. Following that, all staff and residents from the lodge were tested …

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Next city council will get 10% pay increase

The next Cold Lake city council elected later this year will receive a bump in pay compared to the current council. In late November, city council passed a new council compensation policy, which raised the annual amount local politicians would earn by ten per cent, beginning on January 1, 2022. …

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New RCMP detachment building in Cold Lake in design phase

Cold Lake Mounties will be getting new digs as space is hard to come by in the current detachment. Over the years, the City, federal RCMP and provincial K Division have worked to solve the problem of cramped space in the current detachment–budgeting $3.7 million from 2017-19 for a 500-metre …

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St. Paul Fire on scene west of town

Emergency crews were on scene at a home just west of St. Paul this morning. Thick black smoke could be seen from town at around 8:40 a.m. Traffic on Highway 29 did not appear to be impacted. UPDATE: 2 p.m. According to St. Paul Fire Chief Trevor Kotowich, the fire …

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Bonnyville’s main water transmission line to be flushed

Flushing of the Town of Bonnyville’s main water transmission line will continue Tuesday morning. The Town put out a notice on Monday afternoon that described how the regional waterline project bringing Cold Lake water to Bonnyville is progressing in the final steps after delays in the final commissioning in December. …

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Kinosoo Ridge Aerial Park design chosen

While Kinosoo Ridge is open for the season with new rules, the popular snow resort will soon be a year-round destination. The Aerial Park build is set to begin soon after the M.D. of Bonnyville council picked out a design structure from the consultants McElhanney Ltd on Dec. 9. The …

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