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LCSD, NLSD not impressed with Fraser Institute report card

Both Bonnyville Centralized High School and Notre Dame High School tied for 228th spot out of 272 schools on the 2010 Alberta high schools report card by the Fraser Institute, a ranking not sitting well with administrators from the respective divisio
C2 adds shows for families

C2 adds shows for families

The Centennial Centre has added two family friendly shows in coming months. Sean Watson, Master of Illusion with Comedy Fusion, will bring his show to the Flint Field House on Aug. 20.

Cold Lake council rejects Cuff's recommendations

The City of Cold Lake formally rejected 21 recommendations in a provincially-ordered municipal inspection report last week, and instead took aim at the work of consultant George Cuff, the report's author.
Lake lot owners hit with huge tax hikes

Lake lot owners hit with huge tax hikes

Property owners in some Moose Lake subdivisions are facing significant property tax hikes in 2010 because of major hikes in their property assessment.
Bylaw opens door to higher density in MD

Bylaw opens door to higher density in MD

by Dave Husdal Bonnyville The MD of Bonnyville is considering a landuse bylaw amendment that creates the potential for 49-foot apartment buildings in serviced, urbanized neighbourhoods on the fringes of Bonnyville and Cold Lake, as well as at Moose L
Historical Society celebrating 30 years

Historical Society celebrating 30 years

In 1973 a group started meeting regularly to discuss ways of preserving the history of Bonnyville and area. They wanted to make a film, but after realizing how expensive it would be, settled on putting together a book to tell the story of the region.
Oilsands excursion impresses Liepert

Oilsands excursion impresses Liepert

Alberta Energy Minister Ron Liepert wasn't in promise-making mode when he visited the Cold Lake oilsands on Friday, but acknowledged there's "some validation" to the contention this region sits in the shadow of Fort McMurray.
Alberta bitumen production jumps 14 per cent in 2009

Alberta bitumen production jumps 14 per cent in 2009

Bitumen production from Alberta's oilsands jumped 14 per cent in 2009, and now accounts for over 76 per cent of all oil produced in this province.

Real estate prices rise in region

Real estate selling prices are up in the Lakeland for the first five months of 2010, particularly in the Town of St. Paul and the M.D. of Bonnyville.
Moon raises grand champion for second year in a row

Moon raises grand champion for second year in a row

If she knows her secret, Rebecca Moon isn't quick to share it, nor does seem particularly interested in bragging when she's asked about repeating as the raiser of the grand champion steer in the Bonnyville District 4H Show and Sale.