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Local gas stations relieved after implementation of Bill 19

Local gas stations relieved after implementation of Bill 19

Local gas stations are relieved following the implementation of Bill 19, provincial legislation requiring drivers to prepay for fuel. “It’s the prepay law, and a lot of it is to make it safer for our employees. It prevents some of the gas and dash.
Muriel Lake trail to open up to horseback riders

Muriel Lake trail to open up to horseback riders

Hikers along Muriel Lake won’t be the only ones enjoying the trails. Horses and their human companions will soon be able to take advantage of trails and camping at Muriel Lake, after the MD of Bonnyville decided to open it up to horseback riders.
Fire ban in effect for MD

Fire ban in effect for MD

A fire ban and off-highway vehicle restriction are in place for the MD of Bonnyville. Effective as of 3 p.m. Friday, May 25, the Bonnyville Regional Fire Authority (BRFA) have issued a full fire ban for the area.
Hearing set after MD resident objects annexation

Hearing set after MD resident objects annexation

An MD of Bonnyville resident has made it clear they don’t want to be part of the city once the annexation takes place in 2019. “We have one or two residents that didn’t come to agreements with the city.
New staging area could be in the future for Beaver River Trestle

New staging area could be in the future for Beaver River Trestle

The Riverland Recreational Trail Society is looking at making the Beaver River Trestle more accessible to those stopping to admire the scenery.
City talks projects for ID 349 Regional Grant

City talks projects for ID 349 Regional Grant

The City of Cold Lake has identified two projects that they will propose for the ID 349 Regional Grant funding.
Spay and neuter pilot program a success

Spay and neuter pilot program a success

The community has pulled together to solve a common problem throughout the MD: stray cats. The MD Rural Cat Spay and Neuter Program held its first test run on Thursday, May 17, with the help of the volunteers and the Bonnyville Veterinary Clinic.
Cold Lake continues to support Imperial expansion

Cold Lake continues to support Imperial expansion

For over two years Imperial Oil has been advocating for their Cold Lake Expansion Project, and they haven’t gotten very far.

Lakeland highways included in provincial priorities

Highways and bridges across the Lakeland are getting provincial attention.
MD promoting CPTED program through information sessions

MD promoting CPTED program through information sessions

3The MD of Bonnyville has created a program to help residents protect their properties, now all they need is for the public to utilize it.