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Cold Lake library sees a boost in patrons thanks to free memberships

Free memberships are to be credited for the increase in memberships seen by the Cold Lake Public Library. For the first time in Cold Lake, library membership fees were eliminated starting in 2016.

EDAC giving shoppers a say in what Cold Lake's missing

The Economic Development Advisory Committee (EDAC) wants to know which businesses or brands residents want to see in Cold Lake.

Points West Living staff rally as government forms Dispute Inquiry Board

On Thursday, Sept. 29, Points West Living staff, along with Alberta Union of Provincial Employees (AUPE), representatives hosted a rally after the Government of Alberta announced it would be stepping in for negotiations.
Taxi drivers voice concerns on new bylaw

Taxi drivers voice concerns on new bylaw

City of Cold Lake taxi operators and drivers have made some recommendations regarding a draft bylaw that would regulate the city's taxi industry. On Tuesday, Sept.
Proposed LCSD high school alters Energy Centre Master Plan

Proposed LCSD high school alters Energy Centre Master Plan

Lakeland Catholic School District (LCSD) enrolment is growing, and in order to accommodate the increasing number of students in their schools, they are proposing a new high school.
Walk and Wag to benefit humane society

Walk and Wag to benefit humane society

The CPO Charity Walk and Wag will be kicking off on Sunday. The annual fundraiser helps raise money for the Lakeland Humane Society (LHS), and is put on by the Community Peace Officers of Cold Lake.
New tech means better care for ill newborns

New tech means better care for ill newborns

Newborns and children at the Cold Lake Healthcare Centre are better connected with specialists, thanks to the installation of Telehealth units.
FCSS offers first human rights learning series

FCSS offers first human rights learning series

Cold Lake and District FCSS is aiming to make the Lakeland region a more inclusive community through their Welcoming and Inclusive Communities Human Rights Learning Series.
Cold Lake Ice gearing up for the season

Cold Lake Ice gearing up for the season

The Cold Lake Junior B Ice is gearing up for another season of hockey. Players were put to the test Sept. 9 to 11, as the team hosted their main training camp at the Cold Lake Imperial Oil Place arena.

Home Routes tour makes stops at local B&Bs

"It's an opportunity to provide a service and meet some new people." That is how Homer Haus Bed and Breakfast owner Code Clements is describing the upcoming Home Routes tour. Home Routes is an entertainment tour which makes stops all across Canada.