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Serving the Town for a quarter of a century

Serving the Town for a quarter of a century

For 25 years, Renee Stoyles has filled nearly every administrative role for the Town of Bonnyville, pitching in wherever was needed as she made her way through her career.
Bonnyville District and Centennial Centre moves to a fully REP facility

Bonnyville District and Centennial Centre moves to a fully REP facility

Beginning on Monday, Dec. 27th, the C2 will implement the province’s Restriction Exemption Program, requiring those entering the facility who are 12 years of age and older to show proof of vaccination, a medical exemption or a negative COVID-19 test.
Pontiacs head into break with a 6-3 win

Pontiacs head into break with a 6-3 win

Playing in the RJ Lalonde Arena on Thursday night, the Pontiacs showed up hungry for a win, and ultimately earned it with the sweet addition of two empty netters.
Creations by nine Lakeland students will head to Ottawa

Creations by nine Lakeland students will head to Ottawa

Nine Lakeland student writers and artists that fall in the Royal Canadian Legion’s Alberta District 3, have been recognized at the provincial level for the Legion Remembrance Contest.
Clayton Bellamy asks municipalities to support creation of fine arts theatre

Clayton Bellamy asks municipalities to support creation of fine arts theatre

Local musician Clayton Bellamy approached the Town of Bonnyville to help fund the cost of turning BCHS’s old gymnasium into a state-of-the-art theatre that will be run through the non-profit Clayton Bellamy Foundation for the Arts.
Santa’s Elves program provides toys for 409 youth this holiday season

Santa’s Elves program provides toys for 409 youth this holiday season

After 50 years, the Santa’s Elves program continues to provide gifts for Bonnyville and area families with the support of the community, Bonnyville Centralized High School and the Knights of Columbus.
MD council approves balanced 2022 capital and operating budgets

MD council approves balanced 2022 capital and operating budgets

On Dec. 8, the MD of Bonnyville council approved a $110 million operating budget, with a capital budget of $50 million. Based on anticipated revenue and grants, both municipal budgets are considered balanced.
Dangerous driving in Bonnyville leads to several charges

Dangerous driving in Bonnyville leads to several charges

During a proactive patrol in the Town of Bonnyville, the Lakeland Crime Reduction Unit arrested a driver for dangerous operations of a motor vehicle and attempting to flee from police.
Suspicious activity leads to multiple arrests and seizure of sawed off shotgun

Suspicious activity leads to multiple arrests and seizure of sawed off shotgun

Members of the Lakeland Crime Reduction Unit arrest an individual on a Canada-wide arrest warrant and find Kevlar body armour and a 20-gauge sawed off shotgun.
4,200 lbs collected for local food banks

4,200 lbs collected for local food banks

In just three hours, community members helped to fill up two police cruisers with food weighing over 4,200 lbs and donated hundreds of dollars work of cash for the annual Pack the Police Cruiser organized by the Bonnyville RCMP detachment.