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Local leaders react to Leskiw's win

Local leaders react to Leskiw's win

Local reaction following last week's election run the gamut from disappointment to relief to a willingness to work with whatever government is in power no matter which party they come from.
Locals step up for family in need

Locals step up for family in need

Nine-year-old Brayden Whyte is like so many other boys his age. His smiling face and positive, loving personality help raise the spirits of fellow students and teachers at Cold Lake Elementary School (CLES).
Legion to relocate to St. James Anglican Church

Legion to relocate to St. James Anglican Church

After discovering the current Bonnyville Royal Canadian Legion building was irreparable, the Legion committee decided to buy the St. James Anglican Church, located at 5111-52 St. to use as their new facility.

LCSD debates transportation issue

Vicky Lefebvre, Cold Lake trustee for the Lakeland Catholic School District (LCSD), told her fellow board members last week that when she left the meeting with the transportation committee from the Northern Lights School Division (NLSD) on March 5, s
Sugar Shack attracts big crowds, celebrating French cultural and traditions

Sugar Shack attracts big crowds, celebrating French cultural and traditions

For the sixth straight year, Tellier's farm played host to La Cabane à Sucre du Nord, or Northern Sugar Shack, a popular local festival celebrating many French-Canadian traditions.

Bus service returns to Bonnyville

Passenger bus service has returned to the Bonnyville area. The Northern Express Bus Line has commenced service between Cold Lake and Edmonton, with stops in major centres along the way, including Bonnyville, St. Paul and Smoky Lake.

NLSD deny request for transportation agreement extension

The Northern Lights School Division (NLSD) has decided to stick to their original intent to dissolve the joint transportation agreement with the Lakeland Catholic School District (LCSD) despite being asked to extend the agreement for another year to
Clayton Bellamy encourages students to follow their dreams

Clayton Bellamy encourages students to follow their dreams

Clayton Bellamy, country music rock star, returned to his hometown of Bonnyville on March 6 for the premier of his newest record "Everyone's a Dreamer," as well as to visit schools in northern Alberta while following the same theme to encourage them
Leskiw criticized for inactive committee

Leskiw criticized for inactive committee

Genia Leskiw, MLA for Bonnyville – Cold Lake, and 20 other MLAs serving on the all-party provincial Standing Committee on Privileges and Elections, Standing Orders and Printing have come under fire this past week.
Kehewin hosts annual poker rally

Kehewin hosts annual poker rally

A horse-drawn poker rally took place in Kehewin on Feb. 25. Many participating said horses are not just a fun way to spend a weekend together but also signify a way of life for Kehewin culture.