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Monday , 30 November 2020

Tag Archives: Crane Lake

M.D. hears concerns on Crane Lake weir, drainage

Various issues relating to Crane Lake’s infrastructure were addressed in M.D. council this past week, many of which appear to have been a long time coming. In a letter to council, the Crane Lake Advisory and Stewardship Society (CLASS) stated that the lake’s eastern weir could be in need of …

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M.D. closing Crane Lake East boat launch today

The Municipal District of Bonnyville is closing down the Crane Lake East boat launch due to safety concerns. Reeve Greg Sawchuk says the cement blocks are breaking apart and the rebar is starting to poke out, causing a hazard for boaters. “The east launch got pretty beat up this year …

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M.D. receives grant to install wheelchair accessible campground stalls

The Municipal District of Bonnyville will be making two M.D.-operated campgrounds more wheelchair accessible this year. The project is funded in part by the Government of Canada’s Enabling Accessibility Fund – Small Project Component. The $50,905 grant will be used for the M.D.’s Municipal Parks Enhanced Accessibility Project, which will …

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Crane Lake Home Consumed by Fire

House unoccupied; no injuries. Last night the Iron River and Lacorey fire departments responded to a house fire at Crane Lake. Deputy Chief for the Bonnyville Regional Fire Authority, Jay Melvinsays there were no injuries; however house was destroyed in the blaze. “It looks like the fire started in the attic …

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Crane Lake Riparian Restoration and Preservation Program (CLRRPP)

Gears Up for Successful Second Year Introduced in 2016, CLRRPP has seen success in its first year. The program was designed to restore and preserve the ecological function of the riparian zone, educate residents and seasonal users on environmental issues, and to bring awareness to the need to protect the …

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MD wants help Picking New Crane Lake Sign

The Municpal District (MD) of Bonnyville will be placing a new sign at the entrance of Crane Lake and would like the public to help decide what the sign will look like. The MD has received three proposals for the new sign design and have opened the polls to public …

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Stolen Truck on the Run

Two males arrested following police pursuit On August 18th two males stole a truck from the Crane Lake area and drove to the St. Paul area where they engaged in a brief pursuit with St. Paul RCMP. Bonnyville RCMP later located the males in the same stolen truck just outside …

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Crane Lake West Playground Fundraiser

Residents hope for a two new playgrounds on Crane Lake Residents of Crane Lake are fundraising, in the hopes, to build a playground on the west-end of the lake, where a growing number of young families reside.  “Crane Lake is a community of approximately 61 houses, with about 149 people that …

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Western Canadian Jet Ski Races to be Held at Crane Lake

The Western Canadian Watercross Association (WCWA) is hosting to sets of races at Crane Lake in August; including the WCWA Finals. Steve Chestolowski, with WCWA, says the crowd will be able to enjoy the adrenaline pumping races from the shorelines or in boats. “As long as you’re not on our …

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MD Gets Summer Ready at Crane Lake

The Municipal District (MD) of Bonnyville has made some enhancements to Crane Lake and are ready for the summer beach-goers, fishers, and recreational enthusiasts. “We’re doing some work out at Crane Lake,”  confirms Director of Community Services, Chris McCord, “they have installed six hitching posts to replace the boat tie-ups …

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