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Young entrepreneurs showcase summer accomplishments

Young entrepreneurs showcase summer accomplishments

While some youths spend their summer vacation playing sports and watching TV, 13 young entrepreneurs started their own small businesses this summer through the Biz Kids program.
Orman grilled on seniors housing

Orman grilled on seniors housing

Seniors housing shortages was the hot topic at the Seniors' Drop-In Centre Sunday afternoon as Progressive Conservative (PC) leadership candidate Rick Orman visited the area to share his platform.

Local violent crime rate highest in district

Bonnyville has the highest violent crime rate under the Crime Severity Index (CSI) for the Eastern Alberta District, according to new RCMP statistics. Bonnyville RCMP detachment commander Staff Sgt.
Protester takes on job of caretaker

Protester takes on job of caretaker

Partying, storms and just plain human carelessness have left the English Bay campground a mess of garbage, fallen trees and broken glass, according to Allen Scanie, one of the three remaining protesters at the provincial recreation area.

VIDEO: Pontiacs training camp inter-squad game

To cap off the end of the Pontiacs training camp, players were split into two teams -- Team Black and Team White. The Nouvelle's Brandon MacLeod guest coached Team White, while Pontiacs play-by-play announcer Robb Hunter guest coached Team Black. Team Black beat Team White 5-3. As part of a wager between the two guest coaches, MacLeod will have to suit up in goalie gear while Pontiacs players take slapshots on him. See next week's Nouvelle for details of the annihilation.

New distracted driving law to take effect Sept. 1

New distracted driving legislation will take effect next month and prevent people from doing things like talking on a cellphone and putting on makeup while driving.
Military name change announced at 4-Wing

Military name change announced at 4-Wing

The restoration of historic designations of military departments announced last week will not change the way the Canadian Forces are organized or operate, assures 4-Wing Commander Col.

Air Weapons Range to become improvement district under proposed deal

The provincial government is looking to turn the Cold Lake Air Weapons Range and a portion of land further north into an improvement district in an effort to deal with the City of Cold Lake's sustainability issue.
Wildrose leader tours the Lakeland

Wildrose leader tours the Lakeland

Wildrose Party leader Danielle Smith spent day 21 of her 22-day tour of Alberta in Ardmore this past Tuesday, dropping by to talk about the Wildrose vision for change as the Progressive Conservative Party prepares to mark its 40th year in government
C2 camp does a bit of everything

C2 camp does a bit of everything

With a name like Here, There, and Everywhere, it's not surprising this particular camp offers a little something for everyone. “The name of the camp pretty much tells you everything,” said camp co-ordinator Bethany Olson.