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Students help impoverished Mexicans

Students help impoverished Mexicans

For the students who journeyed to Mexico in early April to change the lives of some of the poorest residents there, all the stone walls they built and the concrete they mixed can never come close to effecting the level of change that the experience h

Two killed in head-on car crash

Two people were killed following a devastating head-on collision on Highway 28, 14 kilometres west of Bonnyville the morning of April 20. Staff Sgt.
Skepticism permeates LARP meeting

Skepticism permeates LARP meeting

Representatives from the Alberta Government were met with doubt and skepticism on April 18 when they held a private stakeholder session and a public information session in Bonnyville to gather input on the latest draft of the Lower Athabasca Regional
School board talks numbers

School board talks numbers

With looming school board budget cuts, members of the Northern Lights School Division (NLSD) did their best to give the situation a positive spin at the public engagement meeting held on April 13.
Local band impresses at music awards

Local band impresses at music awards

Local band Mockteerah picked up the Best Music Video award at the first annual Edmonton Music Awards on March 28. In an interview with the Nouvelle, band members said it was a new and exciting experience.

Kehewin residents appeal election results

Several residents have formally appealed the recent Kehewin Cree Nation elections for council and chief, stating in written appeals irregularities took place because they were not given notice of the nomination meeting or asked for identification whe

One last night at the Opry

The Bonnyville Opry finished off its 23rd season on a high note on April 9 during an evening filled with special guests, amazing musical accomplishments, and a few poignant goodbyes.
Pothole season underway

Pothole season underway

As the days grow warmer and longer, the sun struggles to shine, and the snow recedes and disappears, the springtime ritual of dodging potholes has begun. Roads that were once icy driving hazards have become pock-ridden with painful potholes instead.
Residents share transmission line concerns

Residents share transmission line concerns

Marie Ilchuk just wants people to wake up and pay attention to what's going on. She is very concerned with ATCO's proposed transmission lines that would be erected through the MD of Bonnyville.
Blaze engulfs second floor balcony

Blaze engulfs second floor balcony

By the time firefighters arrived on the scene, the second floor balcony of a 41 St. apartment was already engulfed in flames.
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