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Cuff Report rolling out Wednesday

One of the most awaited reports in the history of the Lakeland region will be rolled out for the public at a special Cold Lake council meeting Wednesday night.
Health minister's visit viewed as positive sign

Health minister's visit viewed as positive sign

A full-day visit to the Lakeland on Friday by Alberta Health Minister Gene Zwozdesky and his parliamentary assistant, MLA Raj Sherman, has left local officials sounding upbeat on the health front.
Hobby farm embraces renewable solar energy use

Hobby farm embraces renewable solar energy use

Muriel Creek Cattle is not your average farm. And farm operator Greg Sawchuk's newest venture, Muriel Creek Sunshine, promises to be equally as enterprising. Around 30 people came to a demonstration day at Sawchuk's farm on May 2.
King Kans hit the flush market

King Kans hit the flush market

A recently established Bonnyville company aims to make life more comfortable for the oil patch. King Kans started producing luxury portable washrooms that are going over well in a market ready to change the way of handling waste.
Local teacher nominated for award

Local teacher nominated for award

“It feels like my work has paid off,” says Kendra Mogck. “I really just like teaching science.” Notre Dame High School nominated Mogck for the Edwin Parr Award, which is presented to the top new teachers by the Alberta School Boards Association.

Search for missing man ends in sorrow

The news dreaded by family and friends of Kenneth Bjornstad came Thursday, after hundreds of man hours spent searching.

Statements show MD cash pool grows

The MD of Bonnyville grew its financial resources in 2009, thanks largely to a double-digit percentage boost in tax revenue. The 14.
Teachers share education concerns with minister

Teachers share education concerns with minister

Area teachers used a few hours with Education Minister Dave Hancock last week to voice their views and concerns about the future of the system they teach in.

Cenovus production jumps in region

Cenovus Energy has almost doubled its daily oil production at its key Foster Creek project north of Cold Lake in the past year.
Grant approval may shuffle project priorities

Grant approval may shuffle project priorities

The unexpected approval of a $2.3 million conditional grant to the Town of Bonnyville is expected to force some tough decisions on the town's capital projects list.