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New distracted driving law to take effect Sept. 1

New distracted driving legislation will take effect next month and prevent people from doing things like talking on a cellphone and putting on makeup while driving.
Military name change announced at 4-Wing

Military name change announced at 4-Wing

The restoration of historic designations of military departments announced last week will not change the way the Canadian Forces are organized or operate, assures 4-Wing Commander Col.

Air Weapons Range to become improvement district under proposed deal

The provincial government is looking to turn the Cold Lake Air Weapons Range and a portion of land further north into an improvement district in an effort to deal with the City of Cold Lake's sustainability issue.
Wildrose leader tours the Lakeland

Wildrose leader tours the Lakeland

Wildrose Party leader Danielle Smith spent day 21 of her 22-day tour of Alberta in Ardmore this past Tuesday, dropping by to talk about the Wildrose vision for change as the Progressive Conservative Party prepares to mark its 40th year in government
C2 camp does a bit of everything

C2 camp does a bit of everything

With a name like Here, There, and Everywhere, it's not surprising this particular camp offers a little something for everyone. β€œThe name of the camp pretty much tells you everything,” said camp co-ordinator Bethany Olson.
Semi truck runs stop sign at LaCorey, causes collision

Semi truck runs stop sign at LaCorey, causes collision

The driver of a semi truck loaded with vegetables drove through a stop sign at the intersection of Highways 55 and 41 in LaCorey and rear-ended a flat deck trailer without a load at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday.
Haying in the 30's sets record

Haying in the 30's sets record

The meals, admissions and numerous attractions were free, but the giving spirit at Haying in the 30's in Mallaig July 30-31 was generous as usual.
Horner visits area, shares platform

Horner visits area, shares platform

Progressive Conservative (PC) leadership candidate Doug Horner visited Bonnyville this past Wednesday, greeting local politicians, party members, and supporters at an early morning breakfast at the Centennial Centre.

Three struck by lightning at local campground

Three people were struck by lightning at a campsite at Pelican Point campground at Moose Lake on July 31 at about 11 p.m., according to the MD of Bonnyville's department of parks and recreation.

Brothers wanted in Cold Lake area murder found in Edmonton

Two local men wanted on Canada-wide warrants in relation to the murder of a Cold Lake First Nation man were arrested in the Edmonton area this past Tuesday.