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Critics question LARP's air quality framework

Critics of the draft Lower Athabasca Regional Plan (LARP) are questioning why it has stringent criteria for only two potentially hazardous chemicals — compounds some would argue are not the most relevant to the area.
Country star turns back to roots

Country star turns back to roots

Since graduating from Bonnyville Centralized High School, local boy Clayton Bellamy has made a name for himself in country music.
Oil and Gas Show a hit

Oil and Gas Show a hit

Minister of Energy Ron Liepert believes Canada could have the largest proven oil reserves in the world, within the next decade. He shared this message at the inaugural Bonnyville and District Oil and Gas Show on June 22.
Ardmore post office likely to stay open

Ardmore post office likely to stay open

The Ardmore Community Society president has received confirmation Canada Post does not plan to close Ardmore's post office despite its postmaster's plans to retire next month.
Air Show a go, despite weather

Air Show a go, despite weather

Wet and windy weather did not stop the crowds from coming out to this year's 4 Wing Family Air Show, as more than 3,000 people came through the gate, according to Cooper Sinclair, 4 Wing Cold Lake communications officer.

Man found dead in Beaver River after car crash

A 33-year-old Edmonton man was pronounced dead after fire crews pulled a vehicle from the Beaver River north of Ardmore June 13. At approximately 6:10 a.m.

Local priest charged in immigration scam

RCMP have charged three individuals from Goodfish Lake and St. Paul, including a local Orthodox priest, under the Immigration Refugee Protection Act on June 13.
Ardmore residents fear post office closure

Ardmore residents fear post office closure

Ardmore residents fear their post office could close for good after its postmaster retires in July.

Regular mail services likely won't return to normal until early next week

Despite the fact the federal government has announced it will introduce back-to-work legislation to end the labour dispute between Canada Post and 48,000 members of the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW), normal mail service likely won't return

Post offices in Bonnyville and Cold Lake not accepting new mail

Non-unionized employees at Canada Post branches in Bonnyville and Cold Lake have been told by their superiors to not accept any new mail or parcels from the public Wednesday morning, hours after Canada Post locked out thousands of unionized employees