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New Year's baby is town's first for 2011

New Year's baby is town's first for 2011

Bonnyville's first baby of 2011 was born to Cold Lake's Kody Cardinal and Angela (Angel) Janvier on Jan. 1 at the Bonnyville Healthcare Centre. Kennedy Mayanna Payton Janvier was born at 11:10 a.m. and weighed six pounds, 12 ounces.
Bonnyville mourns loss

Bonnyville mourns loss

On Dec. 22, the community of Bonnyville lost two prominent and generous citizens. Robert and Gisele Kleinmann died in a two-vehicle collision on Hwy. 881 south of Fort McMurray on their way to spend time with family for Christmas.

Mayor looks to 2011

Sponsoring the 2010 Alberta Winter Games stands out as one of the best accomplishments of the year for Town of Bonnyville Mayor Ernie Isley.
Nearly 20 years of song for the Opry Queen

Nearly 20 years of song for the Opry Queen

“I always sang country music and I didn't know how to play so I thought, well I'll take some guitar lessons and see what happens,” says Christine Urchyshyn, reflecting on starting to play guitar at the age of 61.

Rondeau reflects on the MD's year and 2011

The MD of Bonnyville's Reeve Ed Rondeau recently discussed some of the year's accomplishments such as Wolf Lake Road, and the new Kinosoo Ridge ski chalet, and the year's challenges, from the weather to balancing funding.
Dead rat found near Glendon

Dead rat found near Glendon

A dead rat found north of Glendon came from a resident who feeds them to their pet snake, according to Matt Janz, the MD of Bonnyville's director of Agricultural Services.
Suspect charged in armed bank robbery

Suspect charged in armed bank robbery

A man has been charged after two masked men entered the TD Canada Trust bank on Bonnyville's main street with a firearm and demanded money on Dec. 14 at approximately 4:35 p.m., according to RCMP.
Big turnout at this year's BCNFC dinner

Big turnout at this year's BCNFC dinner

About 300 people came out for the Bonnyville Canadian Native Friendship Centre's (BCNFC) annual Christmas dinner on Dec. 18 for an evening of food, celebration and even a visit from jolly old Saint Nick.
Suspected human remains found in hotel

Suspected human remains found in hotel

What are believed to be human remains have been found at the Bonnyville Hotel after a fire broke out on Dec. 16, according to RCMP. Information about the identity has not been released.

OH&S find 15 issues with fire halls

After an Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) inspection of Bonnyville Regional Fire Authority (BRFA) fire halls Dec. 9 and 10, results indicate 15 orders and areas of concern.