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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.
David Janvier named Elder in Residence for Lakeland Catholic schools

David Janvier named Elder in Residence for Lakeland Catholic schools

The Lakeland Catholic School District (LCSD) is hoping a new position will strengthen the relationship between the schools and aboriginal communities.
Portage College expansion benefiting from annual fundraiser

Portage College expansion benefiting from annual fundraiser

Portage College is tracking down funding with the help of the Mantracker. On Sept.
Energy Centre phase three expansion contract awarded

Energy Centre phase three expansion contract awarded

A contract has been awarded for the construction of phase three of the Cold Lake Energy Centre expansion. The new addition, which has a budget of $20 million, will be finished in the spring of 2018. Construction is set to begin this fall.

Ride for Refuge fighting hunger

Strap on your helmet, it's time to ride. On Saturday, Oct. 1, riders, runners and walkers, will be hitting the streets of Cold Lake for a cause, the Cold Lake Food Bank.

Cold Lake Legion celebrates 70 years

The Cold Lake Royal Canadian Legion Branch 211 is hitting a special milestone this month. On Sept. 10, they will be celebrating 70 years of being in the community.
Cold Lake Elementary welcomes first students to new state-of-the-art school

Cold Lake Elementary welcomes first students to new state-of-the-art school

Cold Lake Elementary School (CLES) is a dream come true. Those are the words used by CLES principal Kathy McKale to describe the new school during their open house on Tuesday, Aug. 30. “It is so thrilling for us… and I am so blessed as a principal.
4 Wing cuts the ribbon on updated housing

4 Wing cuts the ribbon on updated housing

Families living at 4 Wing Cold Lake have some new living quarters to look forward to. Last week, CFB Cold Lake Commander Col.
Increase to recreation grant funding approved by council

Increase to recreation grant funding approved by council

Non-profits and athletes in need may be getting a slight boost thanks to a modest increase in funding made available by council.