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Pro Rodeo weekend packed with events

The Bonnyville Pro Rodeo weekend will kick off with the annual corporate chili cookoff Friday in the parking lot of Sylvestre Source for Sports between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Cuff calls for more co-operation from leaders

Cuff calls for more co-operation from leaders

George Cuff says the City of Cold Lake needs to rethink its strategy for how it deals with its most significant neighbour, the MD of Bonnyville, and that its neighbours should also put more effort into regional co-operation.

BCHS town hall meeting hears NLSD budget woes

Northern Lights School Division held a town hall meeting at BCHS on May 10 to share its budget woes and hear concerns and suggestions of parents.
Queen contestants demonstrate horsemanship

Queen contestants demonstrate horsemanship

Contestants completed the last of five parts of the Bonnyville Queen contest on Saturday, but will have to wait until the opening of the Bonnyville Pro Rodeo on May 28 before the winner is declared.

Man charged in brother's death

A Bonnyville man is facing charges in the May 11 death of his brother. RCMP have charged Barry John Lyzun, 54, with manslaughter and criminal negligence causing death after his brother was found dead in a 42nd Avenue home in town.
Raising alpacas the right choice

Raising alpacas the right choice

Larry and Therese Scott moved to the Lakeland in 2002 and decided to raise alpacas. They named their acreage Misty Water Alpacas, because of the mist that rises from a nearby water body, and say the animal was the right choice.
Randy Travis show fills C2

Randy Travis show fills C2

Country legend Randy Travis entertained an enthusiastic audience at the Flint Field House last Tuesday. Around 1,400 people attended the show filled with country classics, ballads, and inspirational music.
Hospital officials seeking more space in Bonnyville

Hospital officials seeking more space in Bonnyville

Bonnyville's hospital was well designed for the area and patient volume it served in the 1980s when it opened, but it's showing its age and its limitations, and needs improvements to better serve a growing area population.

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.