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Family claims police brutality

Family claims police brutality

Three members of a Bonnyville family who say they were roughed up unnecessarily and are victims of excessive force by several members of the local RCMP detachment, have distributed dozens of posters in the area to voice their concerns.
MD won't fund seniors' bus

MD won't fund seniors' bus

The MD of Bonnyville council has upheld its decision to not contribute $15,000 to a bus for the Bonnyville Seniors' Society.
Local boy wins sled safety contest, will star in TV ad

Local boy wins sled safety contest, will star in TV ad

Brock Friedel never imagined in his wildest dreams that a few words he wrote to promote snowmobile safety would end up being such a big deal.
Budget cuts hit local school boards

Budget cuts hit local school boards

Last month's provincial budget featured cuts to the Ministry of Education local school boards are not too pleased with. Lakeland Catholic School District's (LCSD) funding has been reduced by about $550,000 or 2.
Shyian becomes new fire chief

Shyian becomes new fire chief

Darryl Shyian has been acclaimed as the Bonnyville Fire Department's fire chief after contender Lawrence Ference withdrew his name from the leadership race.

RCMP constable's blog shut down

A local RCMP constable has received “professional guidance” for his unprofessional blog, according to RCMP. The now defunct blog of Const.
Students celebrate French culture with maple syrup

Students celebrate French culture with maple syrup

Notre Dame Elementary School (NDES) played host to a Sugar Shack Wednesday, serving up a traditional French meal covered in maple syrup. Teachers and parent volunteers dished out the French favourites to NDES and Dr.

Town agrees to fund seniors' bus

Now that Town of Bonnyville council has unanimously approved giving $15,000 so the Bonnyville Seniors' Society can purchase a new 26-passenger bus, club members are hopeful they can convince MD of Bonnyville council to do the same.

Town nixes C2 handouts

Members of Town of Bonnyville council have made it very clear they're not prepared to show favouritism or make exceptions when it comes to user groups at the Centennial Centre. At the regular meeting of council on Feb.
Annual hospital gala a night to remember

Annual hospital gala a night to remember

Master of Ceremonies Vic Sadlowski probably said it the best realizing the 2011 Bonnyville Health Foundation Gala was going to set a new fundraising record. "We live in the most fantastic community in Alberta ...