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Need something to do on Family Day?

With Family Day on Feb. 21 fast approaching, why not start planning the day early? There are plenty of activities families can do, from skating to reading, to building a snow fort.

Inspection finds fire halls within code

Alberta Occupational Health and Safety (AOH&S) re-inspected Bonnyville Regional Fire Authority (BRFA) fire departments and found all 15 orders from a December inspection to have been complied with.

MD backs out of lease resolution

MD of Bonnyville council decided it was not bound by a 2007 resolution to lease a parcel of land to the Moose Lake Gospel Camp at its meeting last Wednesday. The 51 acres of land sit north of a parcel of land on Moose Lake owned by the camp.
Fire department to hold election for new chief

Fire department to hold election for new chief

The Bonnyville Regional Fire Authority (BRFA) board has decided not to recognize the Bonnyville Fire Department's vote of non-confidence in December and will hold a secret ballot election to find a new chief.
Students share ice and classroom with Pontiacs

Students share ice and classroom with Pontiacs

Grade 6 students from H.E. Bourgoin School had the chance to skate with, interview and get autographs from some of the Jr. A Pontiacs, while taking part in C-School at the Centennial Centre (C2) Jan. 25.

Surprisingly simple Super Bowl Surprise

When I think of the Super Bowl, I have two distinct memories, and neither have anything to do with football. The first would be Janet Jackson's infamous wardrobe malfunction, while the second is my mother's Super Bowl/Grey Cup Surprise, a.k.a.

Kehewin man found dead

Bonnyville RCMP found the body of a deceased male in the ditch beside Highway 657 near Kehewin Cree Nation on Friday. The body has been identified as Chaz Badger, a 19-year-old resident of Kehewin.
Cleanup ongoing after semi accident

Cleanup ongoing after semi accident

Clean-up at the site of a diesel spill has been ongoing since an accident involving a tractor trailer unit carrying diesel and an SUV occurred Jan.

Bank robbery suspects arrested in Edmonton

Three men suspected in the brazen daylight robbery of the TD Bank branch in Bonnyville on Dec. 14 were arrested in Edmonton last Friday.

Beaver River weighs waste options

An increase in tipping fees at the Evergreen Regional Waste Management Commission has one of its members talking about finding a new landfill to dump its trash.