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Pontiacs dominate the Storm over the weekend

Pontiacs dominate the Storm over the weekend

Glendon fire department celebrates 60-ish anniversary

Glendon fire department celebrates 60-ish anniversary

Appeal for Frog Lake man convicted of manslaughter denied

Appeal for Frog Lake man convicted of manslaughter denied

Darren Rain Moocheweines, who was convicted of manslaughter earlier this year in relation to a death that occurred in 2018, has had his sentencing appeal dismissed in an Alberta Court of Appeal on Oct. 19.
Remembering Miriam, Bonnyville Voyageurs host quarter finals

Remembering Miriam, Bonnyville Voyageurs host quarter finals

It was a celebration of life that came too early. On Friday, Oct. 21, the Bonnyville Voyageurs played their quarter final match in memory of Miriam Godziuk, the daughter of Voyageurs Head Coach Larry Godziuk. 
Hundreds of Lakeland residents gather to understand proposed IPCA

Hundreds of Lakeland residents gather to understand proposed IPCA

Residents from Bonnyville, St. Paul, Lac La Biche and beyond travelled to the hamlet of La Corey on Thursday evening wanting answers about two proposed Métis Settlements Indigenous Protection and Conservative Areas (IPCA) for the region – the reality was there few answers to be found.
Recommended age for breast cancer screening lowered in Alberta

Recommended age for breast cancer screening lowered in Alberta

Alberta is the first province in Canada to lower the recommended age for regular breast cancer screening mammograms to include women 45 to 50 years old. The Alberta Health Services decisions was based on new evidence, says the province.
MD peace officer acquitted of careless driving in incident that resulted in two deaths

MD peace officer acquitted of careless driving in incident that resulted in two deaths

A peace officer that is employed by the MD of Bonnyville was acquitted of careless driving on Friday. The community peace officer was charged by RCMP in February in relation to an incident that resulted in the deaths of two people on Aug. 23, 2021.
Vote to change MD title of reeve to mayor defeated, total rebranding still on the table

Vote to change MD title of reeve to mayor defeated, total rebranding still on the table

The MD of Bonnyville council has defeated a motion that would have effectively changed the title of the municipality's reeve to mayor. The change in honorary title was one piece of a potential rebrand for the municipal district hinted at during the Oct. 12 council meeting.
Three charged in connection to a MD of Bonnyville business break in

Three charged in connection to a MD of Bonnyville business break in

Following a tip of a stolen truck from Lac La Biche RCMP, members of the Bonnyville RCMP detachment were able to locate the stolen vehicle and charged three people with breaking and entering a rural business in the MD of Bonnyville.
Bonnyville sports community pays respect to legacy of Victor Ringuette

Bonnyville sports community pays respect to legacy of Victor Ringuette

In honour of the many good deeds of a well-known business owner and community man, a committee of five non-profits formed to host the first ever Victor Ringuette Sportsman Dinner, held on Oct. 15 at Bonnyville’s C2 Centre.