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Joshua Kutryk named Canada's next astronaut

Joshua Kutryk named Canada's next astronaut

Lt.-Col. Joshua Kutryk is proving even the biggest dreams can come true. Like many young boys, Kutryk dreamed of one day becoming an astronaut. On July 1, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that his dream would become a reality.

Cold Lake ready for PDS unit

The City of Cold Lake is ready for an RCMP Police Dog Service (PDS) in their community; all they need now is a member, a dog, and approval to accelerate the program.
City Council discusses drone regulations

City Council discusses drone regulations

The city will be doing a bit more digging before agreeing to put up signs indicating the Cold Lake Air Weapons Range and surrounding area is designated by Transportation Canada as a no drone zone.
Energy Centre expansion on schedule

Energy Centre expansion on schedule

The Cold Lake Energy Centre expansion has been going steady regardless of a few hiccups along the way. This is the third phase of the Energy Centre project.
Angels look for provincial supremacy

Angels look for provincial supremacy

Strong play late in the season propelled the Bonnyville Bantam Angels to a fourth place finish at the provincial championships.
Lockout comes to an agreeable end

Lockout comes to an agreeable end

Staff at Points West Living Cold Lake will be returning to work after a lockout that lasted nearly 110 days. On Dec. 16, 2016, they were locked out of Points West Living and replaced by temporary employees contracted out of Edmonton.
A waiting game for CLAS

A waiting game for CLAS

The Cold Lake Ambulance Society (CLAS) is holding their head above water, for now. While the society receives funding from Alberta Health Services (AHS), it's not enough to cover the cost of the current level of service CLAS is providing.
Council votes to start process of adding recognition of Treaty Six to meetings

Council votes to start process of adding recognition of Treaty Six to meetings

In a vote four to two, Cold Lake city council agreed to put the gears in motion to start the process of adding a new procedure to their meetings. Coun.
Cold Lake gearing up for Canada 150

Cold Lake gearing up for Canada 150

Cold Lake is celebrating Canada's 150th birthday in a big way. On July 1, the city will be a sea of red and white as residents take-in a day of family entertainment, music, and Canada Day activities.
City to conduct commercial airline survey

City to conduct commercial airline survey

Residents and businesses in and around Cold Lake will get the chance to have their say about the possibility of a commercial airline coming to the city.