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Influencing the Lakeland

Influencing the Lakeland

Women are a force to be reckoned with, and the Women of Influence (WOI) Cold Lake will prove it.
Run for RMHCNA fast approaching

Run for RMHCNA fast approaching

The Ronald McDonald House Charities Northern Alberta (RMHCNA) is gearing up for the third annual community run. The 2017 Run for RMHCNA will take place on May 6 in Cold Lake.

Nominees needed for volunteer awards

Do you know an outstanding volunteer in the community? The Cold Lake and District FCSS is currently accepting nominations for their annual Volunteer Appreciation Awards.

Cold Lake Fish and Game pleased with response to restricted certification

The Cold Lake Fish and Game (CLFG) club is seeing a major increase in numbers since receiving their restricted firearm certification. “Five years ago when I took over as president of the club we had maybe in the mid-20's for membership year-long.
Dawgs & Divas sniffing out funding for humane society

Dawgs & Divas sniffing out funding for humane society

The Lakeland Humane Society (LHS) is so close to a new shelter, they can almost taste it. For years, the local animal shelter has been scraping their pennies as they save up for a new $2 million facility to replace their current, aging shelter.
Expanding athletic opportunities for persons with disabilities

Expanding athletic opportunities for persons with disabilities

In rural Alberta, athletic programs for those living with mental and physical disabilities are few and far between. On Feb. 11, those living in the area will have a new activity to try.
Points West staff, AUPE appeal to council for help

Points West staff, AUPE appeal to council for help

It has been over 40 days since the initiation of the Points West Living lockout, and still staff of the live-in care facility is continuing their fight. At the Jan.
Cutting back crime with Citizens on Patrol

Cutting back crime with Citizens on Patrol

The City of Cold Lake and Cold Lake RCMP are working together in an effort to reduce crime in the area. On Feb. 7, the City of Cold Lake will be hosting a Citizens on Patrol information session.

Residents encroaching on Crown land told to pack up

Residents living along the lakeshore on Horseshoe Bay Estates may want to reconsider where they put their docks, boatlifts and campfires in the near future.
Learning to survive in harsh Canadian winters

Learning to survive in harsh Canadian winters

Anyone may find themselves in a survival situation, but those with the 4-Wing Ground Search and Rescue (GSAR) team know how to survive.