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Cold Lake Ice gearing up for a run at six-straight championships

Cold Lake Ice gearing up for a run at six-straight championships

Coming off a successful year, which included hosting the prestigious Keystone Cup, the reigning NEAJBHL champions the Cold Lake Ice are ready to lace up their skates for another season. Under the direction of new head coach Scott Hood, the local Jr.
Cold Lake Elementary School taking shape as crews start on structure

Cold Lake Elementary School taking shape as crews start on structure

Students heading to Cold Lake Elementary School at the end of the month will hear the ringing of steel along with recess bells, as progress on the new school continues to move forward. “It's super exciting.
Commercial air service back on the radar for Cold Lake

Commercial air service back on the radar for Cold Lake

The City of Cold Lake may be closer than ever to finally obtaining a commercial airport.
Panhandling a serious problem for downtown business owners

Panhandling a serious problem for downtown business owners

Downtown business owners in Cold Lake have had enough of the aggressive panhandling on main street. “Some of the businesses are having a lot of vagrants outside their buildings, harassing their clients or pedestrians walking by for money or handouts.
Randy's Riders rake in $85,000 for cancer research

Randy's Riders rake in $85,000 for cancer research

Following months of preparation and fundraising, local charity cycling squad Randy's Riders traveled down to Calgary earlier this month to participate in the seventh annual Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer.
City hoping to bid as a region for 2018 Alberta Summer Games

City hoping to bid as a region for 2018 Alberta Summer Games

After finding success hosting the 2010 Alberta Winter Games, the City of Cold Lake wants to see the summer games come to the region in 2018. During their regular meeting on Aug.
Gardeners gather for Community Garden grand opening

Gardeners gather for Community Garden grand opening

Green thumbs in Cold Lake officially have a place to plant their roots. After months of preparation, the Cold Lake Community Garden held their grand opening on July 29. “It's amazing.
St. Dominic Parish to celebrate century mark

St. Dominic Parish to celebrate century mark

One local landmark is on the cusp of celebrating 100 years in the community. Saint Dominic Parish in Cold Lake will be celebrating its 100th anniversary on Saturday Aug. 8 with a special mass and gala.
The Legend of Kinosoo featured on City's new parade float

The Legend of Kinosoo featured on City's new parade float

The Legend of Kinosoo will soon be front and centre at Cold Lake events. The City of Cold Lake is in the process of getting a float built to use in city parades such as the Santa Clause and Canada Day parades.
Trestle restoration moving forward despite significant loss of lumber

Trestle restoration moving forward despite significant loss of lumber

Work to rebuild the Beaver River Trestle appeared to suffer yet another setback last week after a large amount of timber construction crews had brought in to use on the project was stolen from a storage area in Cold Lake.
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