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Water testing identifies blue-green algae in Moose Lake

Water testing identifies blue-green algae in Moose Lake

A blue-green algae advisory has been issued for Moose Lake as of Aug. 15, after tests by Alberta Health Services confirm the presence of cyanobacteria in the water.
Familiar face returns to new role in Glendon

Familiar face returns to new role in Glendon

Although she is no stranger to the Glendon community after 26 years with Northern Lights Public Schools, Larissa Langevin will take on the role of assistant principal of Glendon School for the 2022-23 academic year.
Puppets take over Bonnyville library

Puppets take over Bonnyville library

Earlier this month, kids filled up the Bonnyville Municipal Library to watch puppets tell the story of Henny Penny and learn how they can make their own puppets at home. The show by Kaybridge Puppets is just one of the many free activities taking place at the library this summer.
Search warrant uncovers two stolen vehicles at Bonnyville property

Search warrant uncovers two stolen vehicles at Bonnyville property

Bonnyville RCMP were involved in 545 investigations from July 19 to Aug. 11. Among these were investigations related to stolen vehicles, stabbings and break and enters.
Stabbing near Bonnyville’s Main Street

Stabbing near Bonnyville’s Main Street

An alleged stabbing that occurred on July 28, resulted in three people being treated for non-life threatening injuries. A 22-year-old has been arrested and remanded into custody in relation to the assault.
Bonnyville crowd enjoys youth 'Dancing under the 13 moons'

Bonnyville crowd enjoys youth 'Dancing under the 13 moons'

Oral histories and traditions were showcased by local youth performing ‘Dancing under the 13 moons’ in the gymnasium of École Notre Dame High School on July 28. In August, two more performances will be held free of charge in Glendon and Cold Lake.
Relocation of Riverhurst bin site causes grief for residents

Relocation of Riverhurst bin site causes grief for residents

BONNYVILLE – As a means to prevent illegal dumping, misuse and to meet the growing need of household waste disposal, the bin site located at the Riverhurst Hall was removed as part of a one-year pilot project on March 23.
A Métis story of love transcending time graced the towns of St. Paul and Bonnyville

A Métis story of love transcending time graced the towns of St. Paul and Bonnyville

A Métis tale of love that breaks the barrier of time played in two venues in the Lakeland last week. The play ‘You used to call me Marie…’ by Tai Amy Grauman, was staged in St. Paul Aug. 3 with support of Reconciliation St. Paul and then in Bonnyville on Aug. 4. 
New principals to start at Bonnyville schools this fall

New principals to start at Bonnyville schools this fall

As the next school year approaches, Lakeland Catholic School Division has begun to announce changes to the leadership of its schools. While Bonnyville’s École Dr. Bernard Brosseau School will see a new principal arriving this fall, a new vice principal is set to fill a vacant spot at École Notre Dame Elementary School.
MD decision to close lagoons doesn’t wash with residents or haulers

MD decision to close lagoons doesn’t wash with residents or haulers

Local septic haulers and MD of Bonnyville residents' reliant on using holding or septic tanks for household wastewater are raising the alarm about the municipality’s decision to close its lagoons to outside haulers.