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Council approves application for lucrative public transportation grant

Council approves application for lucrative public transportation grant

Cold Lake is expecting to get two new buses thanks to a series of government grants that the city is able to combine together.
Cold Lake celebrates fire hall's grand opening

Cold Lake celebrates fire hall's grand opening

The local superheroes have got a new command centre. Cold Lake Fire Department held a grand opening for its new, state of the art fire hall with a full house on July 9.
Local businesses preparing for increased labour costs

Local businesses preparing for increased labour costs

Business owners in Cold Lake are bracing themselves as the province continues its move towards a $15 per hour minimum wage.
Treaty Days all about friends and family

Treaty Days all about friends and family

A local nation commemorated a treaty signed with the crown that's almost as old as confederation itself. Cold Lake First Nations (CLFN) celebrated its annual Treaty Days at English Bay on July 7 and 10.
Seniors Minister turns sod on Cold Lake Lodge

Seniors Minister turns sod on Cold Lake Lodge

A long awaited seniors' housing development is finally getting constructed after years of red tape. Seniors and Housing Minister Lori Sigurdson was in the city to commemorate the groundbreaking of the new Cold Lake Seniors' Lodge on June 30.
Students of today, Leaders of Tomorrow

Students of today, Leaders of Tomorrow

Four Cold Lake students are being recognized as Leaders of Tomorrow. Jennifer Green, Ammon Kozlow, Jordan Mattice, and Arielle Hiar, all from Assumption Jr./Sr. High School, were chosen to receive this year's Osum Leader of Tomorrow Award.
Fish and game club updating outdoor range

Fish and game club updating outdoor range

Firearm enthusiasts will soon have a place to take their restricted rifles and handguns, at least if the local shooting club is able to get its targets lined up quickly.
Cold Lake dancers give back

Cold Lake dancers give back

Local dancers were making a big impact south of then border, putting their artistic skills to good use. "One of the biggest things that we're trying to do through dance is teach selflessness as well.
Cold Lake Landfill expansion about to begin

Cold Lake Landfill expansion about to begin

The city's trash will soon have a new can as construction on a new section of the local landfill is set to begin this fall. Cold Lake City Council is moving forward with its plan to expand the Cold Lake Landfill's capacity for incoming waste.
Exercise Maple Flag 49 wraps up

Exercise Maple Flag 49 wraps up

A major military exercise conducted at CFB Cold Lake has wrapped up after 24 days of operations. The Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) concluded Exercise Maple Flag 49 at 4 Wing on June 24.