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Three struck by lightning at local campground

Three people were struck by lightning at a campsite at Pelican Point campground at Moose Lake on July 31 at about 11 p.m., according to the MD of Bonnyville's department of parks and recreation.

Brothers wanted in Cold Lake area murder found in Edmonton

Two local men wanted on Canada-wide warrants in relation to the murder of a Cold Lake First Nation man were arrested in the Edmonton area this past Tuesday.
Local politicians weigh in on PC race

Local politicians weigh in on PC race

On Sept. 17, members of the Progressive Conservative (PC) Party of Alberta will vote for a new leader, and the six candidates are hitting the campaign trail.
Court allows protesters to stay at English Bay camp

Court allows protesters to stay at English Bay camp

An Edmonton provincial court has decided to allow three protesters, two teepees and a sacred fire to remain at the English Bay Peace Camp, where Déné Suliné and Cold Lake First Nations members have been protesting government expansion since May.
CF-18 Hornet crash investigation points to human factors

CF-18 Hornet crash investigation points to human factors

An investigation into the CF-18 Hornet crash out of 4 Wing Cold Lake last November has found the aircraft was operating normally and focuses on human factors. During a two-aircraft formation night vision goggles training mission, Capt.
Work camp appeal denied

Work camp appeal denied

The provincial Subdivision Development Appeal Board has upheld the MD of Bonnyville's Municipal Planning Commission's decision to deny William Dixon's application to construct a 512-person work camp on his property north of Ardmore at a hearing Tuesd
Nazareth rocks C2

Nazareth rocks C2

Scottish rockers Nazareth took the Centennial Centre by storm this past Saturday, entertaining fans of all ages.

Cold Lake slams Wood Buffalo MLA

The City of Cold Lake council is speaking out after comments made by MLA for Fort McMurray - Wood Buffalo Guy Boutilier suggested the province should force Cold Lake to amalgamate with the MD of Bonnyville to alleviate Cold Lake's financial issues.

PC leader hopefuls address Land Use Framework

The Land Use Framework, the Land Stewardship Act, and property rights were hot topics at the first all-candidate Progressive Conservative leadership forum on July 21 in Vermilion.
PC leader candidates face off at forum

PC leader candidates face off at forum

The Progressive Conservative (PC) Association of Alberta hosted the first of eight all-candidate forums as part of the 2011 PC leadership race in Vermilion, Alberta, on July 21.