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Bonnyville SPCA benefits from ‘Betty White Challenge’

Bonnyville SPCA benefits from ‘Betty White Challenge’

‘The amount of support we received was incredible,’ says Bonnyville and District SPCA. 
Bonnyville man charged after using bear spray as a weapon

Bonnyville man charged after using bear spray as a weapon

In the last week, Bonnyville RCMP have laid charges regarding an assault involving bear spray and have put out a warrant for a 17-year-old suspected of stealing a substantial amount of alcohol from a local liquor store.
Bonnyville MD Council undecided on algae management

Bonnyville MD Council undecided on algae management

A delegation from Algae Control Canada asked for a letter of support from the MD of Bonnyville's council to carry out an Aluminum Sulfate (Alum) targeted treatment – a Canadian first - to manage the chronic toxic blue-green algae blooms on Moose Lake.
MD council likely to move to a ‘salary’ pay structure

MD council likely to move to a ‘salary’ pay structure

The MD of Bonnyville’s council is moving toward an honorarium “salary” pay structure for elected officials, which would replace the current base-pay plus meeting-pay model where council members track service to the municipality.
Three sent to Bonnyville hospital following serious two-vehicle collision

Three sent to Bonnyville hospital following serious two-vehicle collision

Wednesday evening, emergency responders attended a serious two-vehicle collision that occurred along Highway 28 that sent all three occupants to hospital.
Getting skates on the ice, and keeping it that way

Getting skates on the ice, and keeping it that way

The Bonnyville Minor Hockey Association as a whole sees the importance of making sure youth can get out and get on the ice. 
Industry innovation in Alberta marks 100 years

Industry innovation in Alberta marks 100 years

In 1921 the first president of the University of Alberta, Henry Marshall Tory, started the ball rolling on the collaboration between academia, government and industry in Alberta. A hundred years later, the impact can still be seen in a variety of projects supported by Alberta Innovates, a provincial crown corporation.
Myrnam tops Canada’s coldest places

Myrnam tops Canada’s coldest places

Extreme cold weather has prompted bus cancellations across most of the Lakeland as areas plunge as low as –41.1C.
Bonnyville man charged with sexual assault, extortion and fraud

Bonnyville man charged with sexual assault, extortion and fraud

After a 10-month sexual assault investigation by Bonnyville RCMP, Christopher Brian Godfrey, 44, of Bonnyville was arrested and faces multiple charges. RCMP is asking anyone who has given money or feels they may have been victimized by Godfrey or his known aliases to contact police.
Dozens turn out for a sunny day of cross-country skiing

Dozens turn out for a sunny day of cross-country skiing

On warm and and sunny Saturday, young and old turn up at the Bonnyville Splash Park take part in a free cross-country skiing lesson offered by the Bonnyville Nordic Ski Club.