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Months-long investigation leads to meth-related arrests

Months-long investigation leads to meth-related arrests

Members of the Bonnyville RCMP General Investigation Section arrested three men after executing a search warrant at a Bonnyville residence on Nov. 24. Police allegedly uncovered methamphetamine and supplies to cook and sell the illicit drug.
Christmas lights to be unveiled in three MD hamlets

Christmas lights to be unveiled in three MD hamlets

The MD of Bonnyville has announced three Light Up the Hamlet events that will take place during the first week of December in Ardmore, Cherry Grove and Fort Kent, unveiling new decorations. A Christmas décor contest for the MD residents wanting to share their holiday spirit was also announced.
Countdown is on to support annual Santa’s Elves program

Countdown is on to support annual Santa’s Elves program

Don’t forget to mark down important dates and deadlines to take part in BCHS’s annual Santa’s Elves program, which brings together students, community members and business for a Christmas cause.
New community peace officer gets to work

New community peace officer gets to work

As a new community peace officer settles into her role with the Town of Bonnyville, bylaw infractions that went unmonitored due to a previously vacant position have become the focal point of a new orange door knocker campaign hoping to educate residents on municipal bylaws.
In-patient capacity reduced at Bonnyville hospital

In-patient capacity reduced at Bonnyville hospital

Starting Nov. 28, five acute care beds will be temporarily closed at the Bonnyville Health Centre. The bed closure is anticipated to last until Jan. 9, 2023.
Bonnyville childcare centres merge, expand services at the Ohana Centre

Bonnyville childcare centres merge, expand services at the Ohana Centre

'We just found through conversation that we were offering the same services and were competing against each other, and we were both non-profit organizations,' explains the director of the Ohana Centre. 
Fixing the Lakeland’s feral cat population one procedure at a time

Fixing the Lakeland’s feral cat population one procedure at a time

MD of Bonnyville resident Silke Skinner is working with local veterinarians and community members to try and tackle the region's feral, stray and barn cat overpopulation through spay and neuter programs. Skinner, the program manager for the Lakeland Rural Cat Spay and Neuter Clinic, believes it’s time municipalities get involved.
Bonnyville Staff Sergeant encourages residents to think prevention

Bonnyville Staff Sergeant encourages residents to think prevention

While highlighting the Town of Bonnyville’s crime statistics, Staff Sgt. Sarah Parke indicates that preventative measures taken by residents could be their best defence against certain types of theft and property crime.
Cold Lake Emergency Department without physician coverage overnight, Nov. 23 to Nov. 24

Cold Lake Emergency Department without physician coverage overnight, Nov. 23 to Nov. 24

The Cold Lake Healthcare Centre's ED will be without physician coverage from 11 p.m. on Nov. 23 to 7 a.m. on Nov. 24.
C2 celebrates upgrades at community recreation centre

C2 celebrates upgrades at community recreation centre

The Bonnyville and District Centennial Centre’s Board of Directors was excited to announce big changes for the community facility, from the unveiling of the new digital scoreboard in the RJ Lalonde Arena to renaming of the Agriplex to the GenMec ACL Hall.