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Keeping track of fowl in Cold Lake

Keeping track of fowl in Cold Lake

At least 36 different species of birds called the Cold Lake area home in 2017, according to the annual Audubon Christmas Bird Count.

Jacko refusing to step down

Cold Lake First Nations (CLFN) band councillor Kelsey Jacko is opposing his possible removal from council after being sentenced to a conditional discharge.
Local businesses on centre stage

Local businesses on centre stage

It's one thing to be noticed by your local chamber, but for three Cold Lake-area businesses their recognition is going a step further.
Keeping Santa safe on Christmas Eve

Keeping Santa safe on Christmas Eve

Santa will be getting the VIP experience as he flies over Canada on Christmas Eve. Air force bases across the country are working together to ensure Old St. Nick has a safe flight this holiday. Capt.
Crime stats made clear to council

Crime stats made clear to council

Although it may seem like crime is rampant in Cold Lake, S/Sgt. Jeremie Landry wants to inform residents that's not the case. On Tuesday, Dec. 12, Landry reported the RCMP stats from Jan. 1 to Nov. 30 to city council.
Steep tax increase expected for Cold Lake in 2018

Steep tax increase expected for Cold Lake in 2018

Cold Lake residents will be seeing a bit more than just an increase in their municipal taxes for 2018. City council approved a near five per cent increase in municipal taxes in their 2018 operating budget.
City of Cold Lake passes 2018 operating budget with tax increase

City of Cold Lake passes 2018 operating budget with tax increase

The City of Cold Lake has passed their 2018 operating budget with 4.8 per cent tax increase and an average five per cent rise in the cost of user fees.
City setting their sights on 2018

City setting their sights on 2018

Just like any household, the City of Cold Lake has a list of things to do. City council has passed their 2018 corporate strategic priorities, with a handful of projects residents will recognize.
Opening your heart and your home to a furry friend for the holidays

Opening your heart and your home to a furry friend for the holidays

Everyone needs a home over the holidays, and the Lakeland Humane Society (LHS) is hoping residents will open their doors and their hearts this holiday season. From Dec.
City wants answers on Imperial expansion

City wants answers on Imperial expansion

The City of Cold Lake will be sending a letter to the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) about the future of Imperial Oil's application to expand their Cold Lake project.