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PCs plan land law amendments

PCs plan land law amendments

The government plans to amend and repeal parts of the Land Stewardship Act in response to mistakes in the act, said Sustainable Resource Development Minister Mel Knight to an audience of around 120 at the Beaver River Fish and Game building last Wedn

Sweet gas blowout at CNRL site

Residents 12 km southeast of the City of Cold Lake were notified of a sweet gas well blowout that occurred last Thursday at 9:30 a.m.
Still in love after 63 years

Still in love after 63 years

Lorane and Willy McGregor have never exchanged cards or gifts for Valentine's, but have led a successful marriage for 63 years. The couple met at a dance at Iron River hall in the 1940's.
Fabulous festive fancies

Fabulous festive fancies

I found a perfect recipe to try for Valentine's Day out of the cupcake book Hello, Cupcake!. The idea is to bake little chocolate cupcakes and arrange them in a heart-shaped chocolate box so they look like chocolates.

Need something to do on Family Day?

With Family Day on Feb. 21 fast approaching, why not start planning the day early? There are plenty of activities families can do, from skating to reading, to building a snow fort.

Inspection finds fire halls within code

Alberta Occupational Health and Safety (AOH&S) re-inspected Bonnyville Regional Fire Authority (BRFA) fire departments and found all 15 orders from a December inspection to have been complied with.

MD backs out of lease resolution

MD of Bonnyville council decided it was not bound by a 2007 resolution to lease a parcel of land to the Moose Lake Gospel Camp at its meeting last Wednesday. The 51 acres of land sit north of a parcel of land on Moose Lake owned by the camp.
Fire department to hold election for new chief

Fire department to hold election for new chief

The Bonnyville Regional Fire Authority (BRFA) board has decided not to recognize the Bonnyville Fire Department's vote of non-confidence in December and will hold a secret ballot election to find a new chief.
Students share ice and classroom with Pontiacs

Students share ice and classroom with Pontiacs

Grade 6 students from H.E. Bourgoin School had the chance to skate with, interview and get autographs from some of the Jr. A Pontiacs, while taking part in C-School at the Centennial Centre (C2) Jan. 25.

Surprisingly simple Super Bowl Surprise

When I think of the Super Bowl, I have two distinct memories, and neither have anything to do with football. The first would be Janet Jackson's infamous wardrobe malfunction, while the second is my mother's Super Bowl/Grey Cup Surprise, a.k.a.