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Politicians talk election

Politicians talk election

While Canadians prepare to go to the polls, local politicians spoke about the upcoming election and the controversial budget that never made it to a vote. "People don't want an election," said MP for Westlock-St. Paul Brian Storseth.
MD approves $2M for roundabout

MD approves $2M for roundabout

Construction could begin within weeks on a highway roundabout project designed to improve heavy traffic problems at this region's most dangerous intersection after MD of Bonnyville council gave final approval to proceed with the project at a special
Covenant Health scores high in evaluation

Covenant Health scores high in evaluation

Covenant Health, the organization that runs the Bonnyville Health Centre, has earned top marks from an Accreditation Canada survey team.
Music legend imparts wisdom on students

Music legend imparts wisdom on students

Since falling in love with the drums at age six, Mitch Dorge has travelled the world as the drummer for the Canadian band, the Crash Test Dummies, earned Grammy nominations and Juno Awards, played Saturday Night Live, and partied with Adam Sandler.
Kehewin holds council elections

Kehewin holds council elections

Residents of Kehewin Cree Nation elected a new council Monday.

ATCO proposes transmission line options

ATCO Electric has proposed four to five different transmission line routes for its Bonnyville to Bourque Transmission Project that has some residents upset.
'Just a good kid'

'Just a good kid'

There are many reasons not to forget 18-year-old Caulder James Johnston.
New dos for a good cause

New dos for a good cause

If you see people around town with a red streak in their hair, it's not necessarily a new trend in fashion, but it means they are supporting the Lakeland MS Walk.
First Nations youth prepare for future

First Nations youth prepare for future

Over 250 First Nations youth were treated to dancing, singing and cultural celebrations at the Tribal Chiefs Child and Family Service East Society Youth Conference last week. The three-day conference was held at the Centennial Centre Mar.
Residents prepare petition to oppose roundabout

Residents prepare petition to oppose roundabout

A group of residents has started a petition urging the MD of Bonnyville to reconsider spending $2 million on a roundabout slated for construction at the intersections of Highways 55 and 892.