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Some residents still need to sign waterline right-of-way

Some residents still need to sign waterline right-of-way

Not all of the residents along the regional waterline route have signed off on the right-of-way, and while it may seem dismal to some, the engineers responsible for the project have seen it time and time again.
Celebrating local businesses who go the extra mile

Celebrating local businesses who go the extra mile

It’s been described as the Oscars for small businesses. Businesses from all over the Lakeland will be honoured after being nominated for the annual Lakeland Business of the Year Awards (BOYA). This year, it will be taking place on Oct.
Province gives waterline funding the green light

Province gives waterline funding the green light

At the end of the day, it was hard work and collaboration that got the job done. Last week, the Regional Water Commission were notified the province would be funding the $11-million overage for the regional waterline.
MP says Trans Mountain decision puts Lakeland at risk

MP says Trans Mountain decision puts Lakeland at risk

“It’s devastating, and in the big picture, it’s very alarming for the future of energy development in Canada.
New laws for driving under the influence of cannabis

New laws for driving under the influence of cannabis

Laws regarding driving under the influence have been updated as the legalization of recreational cannabis approaches. As of June 21, there are new rules regarding drug-impaired driving ahead of marijuana being legalized in October.
Waterline funding shortfall has project on standby

Waterline funding shortfall has project on standby

The regional waterline is $11-million over budget, and that means the project is waiting in the wings until further notice from the province. Tenders for two of the four projects for the regional waterline came in higher than expected.
The many supports for those living with FASD

The many supports for those living with FASD

The Lakeland Centre for FASD isn’t letting anyone fall through the cracks. The centre offers supports for expectant mothers, anyone yet to be diagnosed, and those already diagnosed with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD).
"It's about time"

"It's about time"

“It’s certainly overdue.
Get to know the UCP candidates

Get to know the UCP candidates

The United Conservative Party (UCP) Bonnyville-Cold Lake-St. Paul Constituency Association wants everyone to have a chance to meet their nomination candidates. On Sept.
Chamber sits down with Lakeland MP

Chamber sits down with Lakeland MP

The Bonnyville and District Chamber of Commerce heard first-hand what the federal government is up to. Lakeland MP Shannon Stubbs sat down with members of the local chamber on Friday, Aug.