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Local leaders critical of American ad campaign

Local leaders critical of American ad campaign

The American ad campaign calling for a boycott of Alberta has earned the ire of both politicians and industry locally.

Chamber plans oil and gas show for Bonnyville

If Fort McMurray and Lloydminster can do it, why not Bonnyville? It's a question that has been simply answered by the Bonnyville and District Chamber of Commerce with the organization announcing the community will host its own resource sector show in

Storseth starts regional doctor recruitment board

The MP for Westlock-St. Paul would like to see doctor recruitment stop being a problem in the Lakeland.
Centennial Centre reduces operating deficit in 2009 by $480,000

Centennial Centre reduces operating deficit in 2009 by $480,000

Board members received the financial statement for the Bonnyville and District Leisure Corporation at its annual general meeting on July 19. The financial statement showed a significantly lower operating deficit from 2008.
Harden wins Bonnyville Chuckwagon Championship

Harden wins Bonnyville Chuckwagon Championship

An exciting four-day WPCA Dodge Pro Tour competition wrapped up on Sunday with the Bonnyville Chuckwagon Championship.
Bonnyville team wins second in unlimited pit at Extrication Challenge

Bonnyville team wins second in unlimited pit at Extrication Challenge

A six-person team from the Bonnyville Fire Department came in second in the unlimited pit competition at the Alberta Regional Fire Extrication Challenge held in the parking lot of the Energy Centre in Cold Lake on July 17.
Bif Naked ready for Bonnyville

Bif Naked ready for Bonnyville

There's less than a week to go before Bif Naked invades the Centennial Centre in Bonnyville and the anticipation is building. She will be in living colour at the C2 on Friday July 23, playing a special acoustic performance.
Rains leave farmers hoping for a good harvest

Rains leave farmers hoping for a good harvest

Wet weather has brought relief to farmers after two years of drought. Local farmers say while the rain has resulted in minor flooding, the amount of rain is helping crops and pastures flourish.

4 Wing prepares to launch private school

After the official closure of R.A. Reynolds School at 4 Wing in June, plans to establish a private school on the base are moving full-speed ahead. The school will be renamed to the Art Smith Aviation Academy.
Construction begins on new RCMP building

Construction begins on new RCMP building

Town and MD officials broke ground at the site of the new Bonnyville RCMP building on Friday, turning the first shovel of sod in the next 15 months of construction till the project's completion. "We're really excited about it.