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Joie's Phoenix House enters online contest

Joie's Phoenix House enters online contest

With no government funding available, Joie's Phoenix House, a second stage program of the Margaret Savage Crisis Centre, relies on grants to keep operating.
Rebuild starts on Beaver River Trestle

Rebuild starts on Beaver River Trestle

The wait is finally over for outdoor enthusiasts in the Lakeland. By this fall, Iron Horse Trail users will once again be able to cross the Beaver River Trestle. “It's been a long stretch.
LIVE: Updates from the Bonnyville Election Forum

LIVE: Updates from the Bonnyville Election Forum

Local candidates meet at open forum in Cold Lake

Local candidates meet at open forum in Cold Lake

With interest in the upcoming provincial election building, each of the three men in the running to replace incumbent MLA Genia Leskiw stepped into the line of fire last week, discussing their platforms and taking a series of questions in the region'
Rob Fox enters MLA race

Rob Fox enters MLA race

What appeared to be a two horse race to replace outgoing MLA Genia Leskiw has expanded to include three with local Rob Fox joining the Bonnyville- Cold Lake competition; representing the Alberta Party.
Candidates debate set for April 30

Candidates debate set for April 30

The race to replace outgoing MLA Genia Leskiw is set to heat up over the next two weeks with candidates debates set for both Bonnyville and Cold Lake. An open candidates forum will take place at Dr. Brosseau School in Bonnyville on April 30.
Alberta gets 2015 spring election

Alberta gets 2015 spring election

The race to replace Genia Leskiw as the Lakeland's representative at the Alberta Legislature is officially underway after Premier Jim Prentice last week confirmed that a provincial election would take place next month.

2015 budget brings changes to Alberta's income tax

With personal income taxes due for many Alberta residents at the end of the month, there's no doubt that it's on the minds of many that this will be the last year filing under the current tax bracket system. As of Jan.

Budget at top of list as candidates prep for May 5 election

As Premier Jim Prentice dropped the writ last Tuesday, candidates hastened to open local campaign offices, talk with constituents and gear up for the election to be held on May 5.
Wildrose leadership hopefuls campaign in Bonnyville

Wildrose leadership hopefuls campaign in Bonnyville

With the deadline to vote in the Wildrose leadership race now just days away, residents of the Lakeland will be able to make an informed decision at the polls after candidates Linda Osinchuk and Drew Barnes made campaign stops in Bonnyville last week