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Federal Minister to visit Bonnyville

Brian Storseth, MP for Westlock – St.

VIDEO: Glendon's 21st annual Pyrogy Festival

Glendon celebrates its 21st annual Pyrogy Festival.
Community members come out for Sandy Beach Cleanup

Community members come out for Sandy Beach Cleanup

Dozens of area residents, some heavy machinery, a few waste bins and tons of community spirit had already arrived at Sandy Beach early last Thursday evening to clean up the well-known camping and party spot located on the west side of Cold Lake.

Oil spill cleanup continues

Enbridge's oil pumping station about 24 kilometres south of Elk Point is now fully operational after suffering a release late last month, but further evaluations in terms of testing the soil around the site continue, said company spokesperson Graham
Trestle fire determined to be arson

Trestle fire determined to be arson

The Bonnyville Regional Fire Authority (BRFA) has determined the cause of the Beaver River trestle fire to be arson and the matter has now been turned over to the RCMP and will proceed as a criminal investigation.
Bonnyville participates in Aboriginal Day

Bonnyville participates in Aboriginal Day

For National Aboriginal Day, the Bonnyville Health Centre held its first ever teepee raising and piping ceremony, both to celebrate the holiday and in honour of the hospital's new Aboriginal Liaison Officer, Marlene Collins.
Early-morning fire renders Beaver River Trestle unsafe

Early-morning fire renders Beaver River Trestle unsafe

A well-known landmark along the Iron Horse Trail (IHT) was rendered unsafe after an early-morning fire this past Friday scorched the middle and north end of the structure.
Cenovus to contribute to airport upgrades

Cenovus to contribute to airport upgrades

The MD of Bonnyville and Town council discussed upgrades to the Bonnyville airport with Cenovus, Imperial Oil and Canadian Natural (CNRL) at a joint meeting.
Residents voice opposition to proposed Crane Lake extraction project

Residents voice opposition to proposed Crane Lake extraction project

Over 100 residents of the often quiet community at Crane Lake made their voices heard at an oilsands extraction project open house and information session this past Thursday at Riverhurst Hall.

Storseth's freedom of speech bill passes third reading

Bill C-304 (Canadian Human Rights Act: Protecting Freedom) was voted past third reading on June 6 in the House of Commons by a vote of 153 to 135. Brian Storseth, Conservative MP for St.