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How policing impaired driving has changed

How policing impaired driving has changed

In October, Alberta RCMP removed 698 impaired drivers from Alberta roadways. That is the equivalent of almost one impaired driver for every hour of the month.
RCMP reveal additional details on historic missing persons case involving Bonnyville woman

RCMP reveal additional details on historic missing persons case involving Bonnyville woman

Three years after Margaret Batoche went missing in 1967, human remains were located 60 km north of Bonnyville near Tucker Lake. These remains are believed to be those of Batoche’s, according to RCMP. However, pathology was unable to provide 100 per cent confirmation causing the case to remain an open missing person's case.
Industry gives back to local communities

Industry gives back to local communities

Throughout the year, community organizations and groups receive thousands of dollars' worth of donations and grants from local industries – a reality often gone unnoticed.
Night of Carols raises funds for women’s shelter

Night of Carols raises funds for women’s shelter

Bonnyville RCMP respond to stabbing at residence

Bonnyville RCMP respond to stabbing at residence

The week before Christmas RCMP responded to some serious incidents, including a stabbing and break and enter.
Bonnyville’s Staff Sergeant speaks to public’s concerns

Bonnyville’s Staff Sergeant speaks to public’s concerns

S/Sgt. Parke responds to issues heard through community outreach.
Drone interferes with medical transport in Bonnyville

Drone interferes with medical transport in Bonnyville

Bonnyville RCMP continue to look for the operator of a drone that interfered with a STARS Air Ambulance flight leaving the Bonnyville Hospital helipad on Dec. 7.
NLPS sees a $1.8 million surplus for last year, predicts nearly $1.2 million deficit for 2021-22

NLPS sees a $1.8 million surplus for last year, predicts nearly $1.2 million deficit for 2021-22

Navigating a new education funding framework introduced in February, school boards are using projected enrolment numbers to determine anticipated Alberta Education funding and claw backs for current and future budgets.
Bonnyville physician weighs in on local medical staff shortages

Bonnyville physician weighs in on local medical staff shortages

'The solutions are complex. This crisis of healthcare workers, and I mean to include everyone... has been longstanding in rural Alberta for decades,’ said Dr. Webster.
User fee and tax increase included in interim Town of Bonnyville budget

User fee and tax increase included in interim Town of Bonnyville budget

Come Jan. 1, Bonnyville ratepayers will notice a slight increase to their utility rate and garbage collection fee. This comes after the Town of Bonnyville council voted in favour of a two per cent increase to balance the 2022 interim operational and capital budgets.