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Sewer rates rise in 2018

Sewer rates rise in 2018

Flushing just got a little more expensive. Effective as of Feb. 1, Cold Lake residents will be seeing an additional cost to their sewer rates, after council voted unanimously to increase them to 60 per cent of water consumption.
Province releases draft caribou plan

Province releases draft caribou plan

The caribou population across Canada is dwindling, and the federal government simply won't have it. In 2012, the Government of Canada issued a requirement that all provinces adopt plans for caribou recovery by 2017.

Metins Nation of Alberta reacts to coverage and comments from Region 1

The Metis Nation of Alberta has requested this press release be printed in full in the Lac La Biche POST. The paid article is in relation to recent comments made the Region 1 Metis Nation executive about a recent election at a Metis Local level.

Nominating noteworthy women of the Lakeland

Women of Cold Lake are being celebrated for their endless contributions to the community they live in and serve. Nominations are open until Jan.
Lakeland Job Fair in the air

Lakeland Job Fair in the air

The Lakeland Regional Job Fair is up in the air for another year after a poll hosted by local chambers resulted in fairly inconclusive results.
Keeping track of fowl in Cold Lake

Keeping track of fowl in Cold Lake

At least 36 different species of birds called the Cold Lake area home in 2017, according to the annual Audubon Christmas Bird Count.

Jacko refusing to step down

Cold Lake First Nations (CLFN) band councillor Kelsey Jacko is opposing his possible removal from council after being sentenced to a conditional discharge.
Local businesses on centre stage

Local businesses on centre stage

It's one thing to be noticed by your local chamber, but for three Cold Lake-area businesses their recognition is going a step further.
Keeping Santa safe on Christmas Eve

Keeping Santa safe on Christmas Eve

Santa will be getting the VIP experience as he flies over Canada on Christmas Eve. Air force bases across the country are working together to ensure Old St. Nick has a safe flight this holiday. Capt.
Crime stats made clear to council

Crime stats made clear to council

Although it may seem like crime is rampant in Cold Lake, S/Sgt. Jeremie Landry wants to inform residents that's not the case. On Tuesday, Dec. 12, Landry reported the RCMP stats from Jan. 1 to Nov. 30 to city council.