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Local priest charged in immigration scam

RCMP have charged three individuals from Goodfish Lake and St. Paul, including a local Orthodox priest, under the Immigration Refugee Protection Act on June 13.
Ardmore residents fear post office closure

Ardmore residents fear post office closure

Ardmore residents fear their post office could close for good after its postmaster retires in July.

Regular mail services likely won't return to normal until early next week

Despite the fact the federal government has announced it will introduce back-to-work legislation to end the labour dispute between Canada Post and 48,000 members of the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW), normal mail service likely won't return

Post offices in Bonnyville and Cold Lake not accepting new mail

Non-unionized employees at Canada Post branches in Bonnyville and Cold Lake have been told by their superiors to not accept any new mail or parcels from the public Wednesday morning, hours after Canada Post locked out thousands of unionized employees
Japanese visitors share experience of a lifetime

Japanese visitors share experience of a lifetime

According to Kiyoko Komatsu and Tatsue Nagai, Canadians have many things to be thankful for.
Hospital celebrates 25 years

Hospital celebrates 25 years

The Bonnyville Health Centre celebrated its 25th anniversary on June 10, inviting the public to tour the facility and join staff and management for coffee, snacks, and reminiscing at a table covered in old photo albums.
4 Wing pilots eject from plane before explosion

4 Wing pilots eject from plane before explosion

Only hours after escaping a potentially catastrophic incident high in the skies over Cold Lake Friday morning, Lt.-Col. Lee Vogan had only one wish. "I want to get back to work ...
Slave Lake Benefit Dance resounding success

Slave Lake Benefit Dance resounding success

It doesn't surprise Bonnyville's Debby Lemieux one bit that Albertans have donated millions of dollars in cash, services and personal belongings to help the thousands of people in Slave Lake who lost so much when wildfires left 7,000 residents homele
2015 Summer Games committee takes whirlwind tour

2015 Summer Games committee takes whirlwind tour

Representatives from the Town of Bonnyville, City of Cold Lake, MD of Bonnyville, and 4 Wing Cold Lake set aside their differences on May 31 to show a delegation from the bid selection committee for the 2015 Western Canada Summer Games the recreation
Community rallies for fire victim

Community rallies for fire victim

Imagine watching your home burn to the ground before your eyes. For Adrian Morton, this image became real the afternoon of May 12.