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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.

Mini-Wetlands all about fun and learning

Bonnyville hosted its third and possibly most popular soccer tournament of the season this past Saturday, as over 400 players making up 33 teams took part in the annual Mini-Wetlands tournament.
Bonnyville Community Church completes first mission trip, to Mexico

Bonnyville Community Church completes first mission trip, to Mexico

In early May, 25 members of the Bonnyville Community Church participated in the church's first mission trip. The trip took place in Mexico at an orphanage but included outreach programs in surrounding communities as well.
Lucky duck wins new shed

Lucky duck wins new shed

One lucky duck crossed the finish line first at the 21st annual Ardmore Duck Race this past Sunday, winning Cheryl Hobbs a brand new shed.
Wildfire near Bonnyville under control but continues to be monitored

Wildfire near Bonnyville under control but continues to be monitored

The wildfire that started May 13 and forced the evacuation of families near the Forsyth Lake area, about 15 kilometres northwest of Bonnyville, has been classified as under control for the past week and Alberta Sustainable Resource Development (SRD)

Bonnyville teen killed in ATV accident

An 18-year-old Bonnyville resident was killed in an ATV accident 15 kilometres west of Hinton near the Brule Sand Dunes on May 24.
Firefighters battle two blazes

Firefighters battle two blazes

After spending the week fighting two wildfires, Bonnyville Regional Fire Authority (BRFA) chief Brian McEvoy said the week felt like one long, never-ending day that started Sunday when the first fire started northwest of Bonnyville, near Forsythe Lak
UPDATED: Voluntary evacuation notice for residence northwest of Moose Lake

UPDATED: Voluntary evacuation notice for residence northwest of Moose Lake

Bonnyville fire department issues a voluntary evacuation notice after the wildfire northwest of Bonnyville changes course.
BRFA declares fire ban

BRFA declares fire ban

The Bonnyville Regional Fire Authority has declared a fire ban for the MD of Bonnyville as of 10 a.m. Tuesday morning.