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Alberta bitumen production jumps 14 per cent in 2009

Alberta bitumen production jumps 14 per cent in 2009

Bitumen production from Alberta's oilsands jumped 14 per cent in 2009, and now accounts for over 76 per cent of all oil produced in this province.

Real estate prices rise in region

Real estate selling prices are up in the Lakeland for the first five months of 2010, particularly in the Town of St. Paul and the M.D. of Bonnyville.
Moon raises grand champion for second year in a row

Moon raises grand champion for second year in a row

If she knows her secret, Rebecca Moon isn't quick to share it, nor does seem particularly interested in bragging when she's asked about repeating as the raiser of the grand champion steer in the Bonnyville District 4H Show and Sale.

Smaller lots proposed for urban fringe plan area

Significant urban fringe residential development with city-style services in the MD of Bonnyville took another step forward last week with the approval of first reading of an area structure plan for a 300-lot residential subdivision on the fringe of

Storseth supports opening Parliament's books to auditor general

Westlock-St. Paul MP Brian Storseth says he would welcome the auditor general reviewing the expenses of Canada's MPs and senators.

Tax rates not seen as development driver

Residential growth in the MD of Bonnyville has more to do with the lifestyle offered with a larger lot than it does with a relatively low tax bill, says MD Reeve Ed Rondeau.
Festive lanterns help make Bonnyville feel like home

Festive lanterns help make Bonnyville feel like home

Bonnyville residents walking or driving by the intersection of 45th Avenue and 42rd Street in the past week or so may have noticed an unusual site — brightly coloured lanterns on the ground or hanging in the trees next to an apartment block on the no

Dancers still strutting their stuff

Scantily clad bikini girls and male dancers haven't yet been asked by local officials to quit strutting their stuff in local bars. RCMP Const.

Cuff's report prompts questions on Bonnyville's cash reserves

Coun. Jim Cheverie wants to know more about the state of the Town of Bonnyville's financial reserves in the wake of George Cuff's report on the City of Cold Lake.
Rodeo show goes on in rain and snow

Rodeo show goes on in rain and snow

Sitting inside the sponsors tent after the conclusion of the Bonnyville Pro Rodeo, organizer Russ Griffith chuckled as the rain came down hard.