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Auction raises $35,500 for Baby Oksanah

Auction raises $35,500 for Baby Oksanah

Residents of Bonnyville once again have displayed their overwhelming generosity and as a result Rebecca and Grant Watton's troubles have been significantly reduced after a fundraiser organized by family friend Jackie Darroch raised more than $35,000.

Town council grills minister over CLAWR funding snub

Lloyd Snelgrove, Alberta's minister of finance and enterprise, was forced to answer tough questions and defend the province's decision not to include Bonnyville in the decision-making process for the tax reassessment of the Cold Lake Air Weapons Rang
Dupres Road neighbours livid over heavy truck traffic

Dupres Road neighbours livid over heavy truck traffic

A disgruntled group of neighbours on a quiet country road in the MD of Bonnyville are angry and frustrated with the increasing amount of heavy truck traffic they say is severely disrupting their peaceful country lifestyle.
Bonnyville Opry kicks off new season

Bonnyville Opry kicks off new season

After a summer hiatus, the Bonnyville Opry was back on Saturday night, showcasing local music under the direction of Rose-Marie Cameron, new Opry president.
Noxious weed threatens Jessie Lake

Noxious weed threatens Jessie Lake

An infestation of Himalayan Balsam is threatening the native plant species in Jessie Lake and putting the lake's ecosystem at risk.
Fundraiser will help family of 'medical miracle'

Fundraiser will help family of 'medical miracle'

Organizers are hoping residents of Bonnyville will turn out in droves Friday evening to help support a remarkable little girl who doctors and family members have called "a medical miracle".

VIDEO: Glendon Pyrogy Festival

Glendon hosted its 20th Annual Pyrogy Festival Sept. 3, showcasing Ukrainian culture and cuisine.

Province revises draft LARP

After completing public consultation sessions in the spring, the provincial government released the updated draft of the Lower Athabasca Regional Plan (LARP) this past Monday, outlining changes implemented based on feedback, and Mel Knight, minister

Businesses look to offer bus service

As Greyhound plans to cancel its passenger service next month to certain areas, including the Edmonton to Cold Lake route, other companies have been looking to step in and fill the void.
Special Olympics Lakeland seeks volunteers for new season

Special Olympics Lakeland seeks volunteers for new season

Special Olympics Lakeland is gearing up to kick off its season, hoping to expand its roster of programs and encourage more people to volunteer.