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Local organizations seek $85,000 worth of support from the Town

Local organizations seek $85,000 worth of support from the Town

The Bonnyville Curling Club, the SPCA and the Jr. A Pontiacs requested financial support from the Town of Bonnyville during Tuesday’s council meeting.
Bonnyville Legion unveils monument for children who attended residential schools

Bonnyville Legion unveils monument for children who attended residential schools

On a gloomy afternoon a crowd formed to watch the unveiling of a monument dedicated to every student that was forced to attend one of Canada’s 139 Indian Residential Schools.
Pontiacs’ team captain will move on next season

Pontiacs’ team captain will move on next season

The hockey career for Kash Rasmussen got a little brighter as the 20-year-old announced his commitment to the CCHA Michigan Tech Huskies.
Bonnyville RCMP members respond five vehicle thefts in nine days

Bonnyville RCMP members respond five vehicle thefts in nine days

From Sept. 24 to Oct. 3, the RCMP were dispatched to over 200 calls. Of those calls, one involved an assault with a weapon and another a break and enter in progress. 
H.E. Bourgoin Middle School incorporates Orange Shirt Day into a week-long affair

H.E. Bourgoin Middle School incorporates Orange Shirt Day into a week-long affair

From rock gardens to lowering the school’s flags, students and staff at H.E. Bourgoin Middle School honour survivors and those lost to residential schools.
Orange drive through Bonnyville organized for Sept. 30

Orange drive through Bonnyville organized for Sept. 30

On the last day of September, events to celebrate Orange Shirt Day have been planned by the local Grassroots Movement Committee.
Bonnyville Stampede Bingo closes its doors after 34 years

Bonnyville Stampede Bingo closes its doors after 34 years

After operating as a non-profit fundraising organization, the Bonnyville Stampede Bingo Hall has closed its doors for good. 
Bus crunch being felt across the Lakeland

Bus crunch being felt across the Lakeland

To address bus and contractor shortages in the Lakeland, NLPS will spend up to $130,000 to purchases four school buses for the district.
École Notre Dame students raise nearly $3,000 and two busloads of food donations

École Notre Dame students raise nearly $3,000 and two busloads of food donations

In five hours, Grades 9 to 12 students collected two busloads of food donations and $2,900 in cash during their Hungry for the Homeless campaign for the Bonnyville Friendship Centre.
Pontiacs lose one, win one in a close weekend match-up

Pontiacs lose one, win one in a close weekend match-up

After a tough loss against the Whitecourt Wolverines on Friday night, the Pontiacs were able to turn the tables on Saturday at the R.J. Lalonde Arena.