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Local MLA, MP address taxpayers' concerns

Local MLA, MP address taxpayers' concerns

Residents and business owners across the Lakeland are concerned about what is to come, and on Thursday, March 30, they voiced those fears with their elected federal and provincial government officials.
RCMP, Fire-Rescue ready to hit the ice for a good cause

RCMP, Fire-Rescue ready to hit the ice for a good cause

Cold Lake's emergency responders are getting ready to battle it out on the ice. On Saturday, April 22, members of the Cold Lake RCMP will look to defend their title against the Cold Lake Fire-Rescue hockey team.

Cold Lake John Howard Society seeing the bigger picture

The Cold Lake John Howard Society (CLJHS) is setting their sights on a community services hub, bringing agencies from across the city to one central location.

Cold Lake sets sights on municipal election

The City of Cold Lake is gearing up for another election. In October, Cold Lake residents will be submitting their vote for city council.

City ponders organic waste facility

The Town of St. Paul has a vision for an organics waste processing facility that tailors to municipalities across the Lakeland.

Bridging the mental health support gap

Supporting Wellness and Growth is bridging a gap within the Lakeland, by offering counselling services to those in need of mental health support.

City recognized for innovation in transit

The City of Cold Lake is being praised for the public transit system implemented in 2015. Not only did they receive an award for the initiative, but the city was recently granted provincial and federal funding to improve the service.

NLPS schools awarded unique programming

Northern Lights Public Schools (NLPS) is investing $2.4 million in their schools, awarding funding for projects that will enhance learning opportunities for students.

Cold Lake Victim Services sees rise in files

More residents are turning to the Cold Lake Victim Services Unit (VSU) for help. Last year, victim services advocates responded to 956 files, 71 more than in 2015.

Red Cross calling all volunteers

Canadian Red Cross in Alberta is in search of volunteers, and on March 23 residents of the Lakeland can learn how they can lend a hand when disaster strikes.