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MD changes regular council meeting to Tuesdays in 2023

MD changes regular council meeting to Tuesdays in 2023

Beginning in January, MD of Bonnyville council will sit for regular meetings on Tuesdays instead of Wednesdays following a five to two vote during an Organizational Meeting held on Oct. 26.
Student transportation fees becoming more common in the Lakeland

Student transportation fees becoming more common in the Lakeland

School Divisions across the Lakeland continue to face a student transportation crisis. Conseil Scolaire Centre-Est, Lakeland Catholic School Division, Northern Lights Public Schools and St. Paul Education all face unique challenges, and each are trying to find the right solution to get kids to class.
Bonnyville SPCA introduces a spooktacular dog and cat of the week

Bonnyville SPCA introduces a spooktacular dog and cat of the week

The Bonnyville and District SPCA are introducing two adoptable pets for Animal Health month. A two-year-old cat, Alley May, and a two-year-old dog, Pheobe.
Bonnyville hospital’s emergency department to close on Halloween

Bonnyville hospital’s emergency department to close on Halloween

It’s no trick, but trick-or-treaters and residents in the Bonnyville area should be aware that the Bonnyville Healthcare Centre will be temporarily closing its emergency department from Oct. 31 until Nov. 1. Other service areas remain open at the hospital.
Provincial award presented to Action for Healthy Communities

Provincial award presented to Action for Healthy Communities

About five months after the local non-profit was named the recipient of a provincial Friends of Education Award, members of Action for Healthy Communities accepted the award in person at a Lakeland Catholic meeting on Oct. 19.
Driver with suspended learner's licence charged with impaired driving

Driver with suspended learner's licence charged with impaired driving

A 30-year-old man from Bonnyville has been issued a Provincial Sanction after allegedly failing a mandatory alcohol screening. RCMP discovered the man had outstanding warrants and was a suspended driver.
Attempted theft of metal scraps leads to arrest

Attempted theft of metal scraps leads to arrest

A 64-year-old from Bonnyville has been remanded in custody following an alleged break and enter that occurred at a Bonnyville business on Oct. 24.
Carjacking on Bonnyville’s main street results in two arrests

Carjacking on Bonnyville’s main street results in two arrests

Following an alleged carjacking that took place at a hotel parking lot along the town of Bonnyville’s Main Street on the morning of Oct. 15, two men have been charged.
Duo charged in U-Haul incident, again

Duo charged in U-Haul incident, again

Just seven days after a previous incident, two individuals that were pulled over by police in a U-Haul and charged with possessing an assortment of restricted weapons near Franchere, face new charges after being pulled over in the same U-Haul vehicle again.  
Lakeland MP Stubbs appointed Conservative Shadow Minister for Natural Resources

Lakeland MP Stubbs appointed Conservative Shadow Minister for Natural Resources

As of Oct. 12, Lakeland MP Shannon Stubbs resumed her former role as the Natural Resource Critic following Conservative Party of Canada Leader Pierre Poilievre’s new “inflation busting Conservative Shadow Cabinet” announcement.