Skip to content

Bonnyville News

Sugar Shack attracts big crowds, celebrating French cultural and traditions

Sugar Shack attracts big crowds, celebrating French cultural and traditions

For the sixth straight year, Tellier's farm played host to La Cabane à Sucre du Nord, or Northern Sugar Shack, a popular local festival celebrating many French-Canadian traditions.

Bus service returns to Bonnyville

Passenger bus service has returned to the Bonnyville area. The Northern Express Bus Line has commenced service between Cold Lake and Edmonton, with stops in major centres along the way, including Bonnyville, St. Paul and Smoky Lake.

NLSD deny request for transportation agreement extension

The Northern Lights School Division (NLSD) has decided to stick to their original intent to dissolve the joint transportation agreement with the Lakeland Catholic School District (LCSD) despite being asked to extend the agreement for another year to
Clayton Bellamy encourages students to follow their dreams

Clayton Bellamy encourages students to follow their dreams

Clayton Bellamy, country music rock star, returned to his hometown of Bonnyville on March 6 for the premier of his newest record "Everyone's a Dreamer," as well as to visit schools in northern Alberta while following the same theme to encourage them
Leskiw criticized for inactive committee

Leskiw criticized for inactive committee

Genia Leskiw, MLA for Bonnyville – Cold Lake, and 20 other MLAs serving on the all-party provincial Standing Committee on Privileges and Elections, Standing Orders and Printing have come under fire this past week.
Kehewin hosts annual poker rally

Kehewin hosts annual poker rally

A horse-drawn poker rally took place in Kehewin on Feb. 25. Many participating said horses are not just a fun way to spend a weekend together but also signify a way of life for Kehewin culture.
Shave for the Brave fundraiser a big success

Shave for the Brave fundraiser a big success

Christian Legge, 11, will shave his head for the sixth time on March 10 in support of cancer research. The foundation he supports is called Young Adult Cancer Canada, with the slogan Shave for the Brave.
Town councillors throw support behind Enbridge pipeline proposal

Town councillors throw support behind Enbridge pipeline proposal

Bonnyville town councillors and executives threw their support behind Enbridge's proposed Athabasca Pipeline Twinning Project during a recent informal meeting with representatives from the company.

Hospital gala raises over $200,000

The Bonnyville Health Foundation raised over $200,000 at the 15th annual health gala, funds that will be used to purchase a portable ultrasound machine and vein viewer.
Province announces $10 million for seniors' housing

Province announces $10 million for seniors' housing

Bonnylodge and Villa Ouimet are the focus of an up-coming $10 million rejuvenation and redevelopment plan announced by the province this past Wednesday that aims to both increase the number of seniors' housing units in Bonnyville and modernize the ex