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Local bethel set to reopen

Local bethel set to reopen

A ritual not done in decades in the Lakeland has been reborn, marking an important chapter in the history of the Freemasons youth organization Job's Daughters.
Cold Lake man charged in mosque vandalism

Cold Lake man charged in mosque vandalism

A 19-year-old Cold Lake man is in custody in connection with the latest vandalism of the Cold Lake mosque.
New workshop sparks interest in skilled trades

New workshop sparks interest in skilled trades

A new trades lab at Cold Lake Middle School is giving local students a hands-on opportunity to learn about construction and other skilled trades.

Santas Anonymous gearing up for their 25th season of giving

For 25 years, the Northern Lights Lions Club of Cold Lake has been playing Santa for hundreds of children throughout the area. This year is no exception. The 25th annual Santas Anonymous will be commencing on Dec. 8 at 11 a.m.
City lands on over $87 million budget, sets out 10-year capital plan

City lands on over $87 million budget, sets out 10-year capital plan

The City of Cold Lake has wrapped up their 2016 budget deliberations on the “biggest budget the city has ever worked with” coming in at a total of $87.6 million.
St. Dominic school adds daycare program

St. Dominic school adds daycare program

Three and four-year old children in Cold Lake are benefitting from a new agreement between St. Dominic Elementary School and Happy House Daycare.
Points West Living requests mediation

Points West Living requests mediation

A mediator has been called in to assist negotiations between Points West Living and its employees. The decision to seek assistance comes in the midst of contract negotiations between the employer and staff.
Cold Lake Muslims urge calm in wake of Paris attacks

Cold Lake Muslims urge calm in wake of Paris attacks

Cold Lake RCMP met with a representative from the Cold Lake mosque to reassure local Muslims against potential backlash after a spike in Islamophobic incidents around the country following the Paris attacks.
City aims to hold the line on property tax for 2016 budget

City aims to hold the line on property tax for 2016 budget

The City of Cold Lake is in the midst of drafting their 2016 budget, and council is determined to hold the line on taxes for local residents and business owners. “The big concern on city council is the economy.
Ice pick up a pair of weekend wins, move up the standings

Ice pick up a pair of weekend wins, move up the standings

The Cold Lake Ice are moving up in the NEAJBHL standings after picking up a pair of wins on the weekend. Following a disappointing 4-3 shootout loss to Frog Lake on Wednesday, the Ice trampled the Vermilion Tigers 5-1 Friday night.