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Locals step up to help Slave Lake victims

Locals step up to help Slave Lake victims

After hearing about the devastating wildfires that consumed Slave Lake recently and the resulting evacuation and destruction of a large percentage of the town, residents of Bonnyville have come together to collect money and donations to help those af

School boards' calendar difference costs $450K

Discrepancies in next year's school calendar will virtually wipe out the transportation co-operative fund shared between Northern Lights School Division (NLSD) and Lakeland Catholic School District (LCSD), drawing an estimated $450,000 from it.
New BPRCA president prepares for rodeo

New BPRCA president prepares for rodeo

Rodeo isn't just a sport, but a way of life and passion that never diminishes once you get involved, says the new president of the Bonnyville Pro Rodeo and Chuckwagon Association.

Kids sell water for Slave Lake relief

Local children set up a water stand to raise money for relief efforts in Slave Lake. (Front row from left) Peadar Nolan, Matthew Inkster, Claudia Kahamis, Carson Croteau, Donnacha Nolan. (Back row from left) Emmett Croteau, Arcan Kahmis.
Runners, walkers hit Jessie Lake trail for charity

Runners, walkers hit Jessie Lake trail for charity

About 55 people took advantage of the nice weather this past Saturday and joined in Portage College's fifth annual Have-a-Heart walk/run around Jessie Lake to raise funds for schools in Third World countries.
Circus wows crowd

Circus wows crowd

Filled with high-flying acrobatics and funny, family-friendly entertainment, the circus recently rolled through town. Hundreds packed the R.J.
Residents concerned over Koch project near Beaverdam

Residents concerned over Koch project near Beaverdam

Residents concerned over the proposed Koch Exploration oilsands project near Angling Lake gathered this past Saturday at Beaverdam Hall to hear a lawyer discuss how they can proceed with their concerns.

Town optimistic province will pay for nurse practitioner

An end to the nurse practitioner's salary issue that has plagued the Town of Bonnyville and the MD of Bonnyville could be in sight.
Magician and psychic bird entertain crowd

Magician and psychic bird entertain crowd

Comedian and magician Dana Daniels hit the stage at the Centennial Centre this past Friday, entertaining the audience with magic, improvisation and smooth comedic timing. The show was a family friendly event put on by the Bonnyville Baptist Church.
MD reviews roundabout petition

MD reviews roundabout petition

A group of residents opposed to the MD of Bonnyville contributing $2 million to the roundabout slated for the intersection of Highways 55 and 892 presented the MD of Bonnyville council with a petition signed by 1,100 people and letters of opposition