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Thursday , 13 May 2021

Sports

WPCA Very Pleased With Bonnyville Championship

The WPCA wrapped up a four day tour in Bonnyville for The George Normand Memorial Championships on Sunday, July 26th, 2015. WPCA President, Ed Wittchen says the Bonnyville Pro Rodeo & Chuckwagon Association committee is one of the best around. “It’s one of our favourite stops for a variety of …

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Cold Lake Skatepark Slightly Behind Schedule

The Cold Lake Skatepark is shaping up to be a premiere attraction to The City, but like most construction jobs, it’s running a little behind schedule. “The skatepark is about a week behind,” confirms Mayor of Cold Lake, Craig Copeland, and with a chuckle he adds, “in all consideration, this …

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Rae Croteau Jr. Happy to Race in Front of The Home Crowd

It’s been a few years since Rae Croteau Jr and his wife Allison moved their family from Bonnyville to Sundre, Alberta to further their ranching dreams, but the Chuckwagon Driver still considers Bonnyville his home. “Born and raised here, it’s too familiar spending 30 years of your life driving up …

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Cold Lake Fish & Game Assoc. is Expanding Shooting Range

The Cold Lake Fish & Game Association presented to Cold Lake City Council on July 21st, 2015 in the hopes of receiving funding from The City to help expand their Shooting Range. “Fish & Game did a great presentation to City Council,” explains Mayor of Cold Lake Craig Copeland, “for …

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Bonnyville Sr Pontiacs Join North Central Hockey League

It has been announced that The Battle River Hockey league (BRHL) will be no more. Four of the former BRHL teams – the Big Valley Oil Kings, Bonnyville Sr. Pontiacs, Daysland Northstars and Tofield Satellites – will become part of the new 12-team North Central Hockey League (NCHL), with the fifth …

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Survivor Lakeland Raises over $32000 for Kiev’s K Hi

From July 14-17th, 19 Castaways battle the elements and each other for the title of Survivor Lakeland and a $5000 grand prize. The event was for a great cause, to raise money for a popular summer camp on  Moose Lake, Kiev’s K Hi. After, five days and an online auction, …

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The World Jr. A Challenge Could Be Coming to Bonnyville

A committee has been formed to bring The World Jr. A Challenge to Bonnyville. Committee member, and long-time voice of The Bonnyville Jr. A Pontiacs,  Robb Hunter, explains the event is much like The World Juniors, “it’s the Jr. An equivalent of the actual World Juniors that everyone gets so …

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Elk Point’s Mark Letestu Signs with The Edmonton Oilers

On July 3rd, I chatted with Mark Letestu on his signing with The Edmonton Oilers. Although not born in Elk Point, Mark was raised in town and proudly proclaims his alliance with the town whenever asked. Mark, like many hopeful young hockey players began his career with The Bonnyville Jr. …

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Dewberry’s Kurt Bensmiller Wins The Calgary Stampede

Many in the World Professional Chuckwagon Association (WPCA) circuit are calling Kurt Bensmiller the new era of racing. Coming off his consecutive Calgary Stampede win, it’s safe to say there’s a new face of the chucks and that belongs to Kurt. I spoke with Kurt the day after his second …

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The Cold Lake Ice Hire New Head Coach

The Cold Lake Ice had quite the season last year, starting off which a tabloid worthy story of then head coach Neil Langridge’s firing in early fall. After winning 4 championships in a row- Langridge’s dismissal came as a huge surprise to the public and a blow to the organization. …

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