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Community rallies for families who lost homes to fire

Community rallies for families who lost homes to fire

Community members and firefighters came out to a fundraising barbecue to support the people affected by a serious structure fire that destroyed three homes in the Tri City Estates neighbourhood on Sept. 2. Fire Chief Jeff Fallow describes responding to the intensive blaze.
Family pet and three homes lost in suspicious Cold Lake fire, RCMP investigates

Family pet and three homes lost in suspicious Cold Lake fire, RCMP investigates

RCMP are investigating a string of suspicious fires that have occurred in recent weeks in Cold Lake and surrounding areas. A fire that spread to three residential properties on Sept. 2, has been deemed 'suspicious' following an initial investigation.
Food and alcohol taken from Cold Lake restaurant

Food and alcohol taken from Cold Lake restaurant

Cold Lake RCMP are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying those responsible for an overnight break-in and alleged theft from the Muster Point Restaurant. The incident happened overnight on Aug. 27.
Cold Lake Ambulance Society replaced by new AHS contractor

Cold Lake Ambulance Society replaced by new AHS contractor

A new Emergency Medical Services provider is now operating out of the City of Cold Lake. The transition is the result of the former service provider Cold Lake Ambulance Society’s ‘decision to cease ambulance operations.’ As of Sept. 1, Associated Ambulance has taken over Cold Lake’s ambulance operations.
Cold Lake RCMP arrest suspects after police vehicle rammed

Cold Lake RCMP arrest suspects after police vehicle rammed

Two people from the Lakeland region have been arrested and charged in relation to the alleged theft of a vehicle from Grande Prairie, and further using that vehicle to assault and evade police.
Cold Lake emergency department to close overnight

Cold Lake emergency department to close overnight

The emergency department for Cold Lake Healthcare Centre will be closed overnight tonight, Tuesday, Aug. 30, from 11 p.m. until 7 a.m. the following morning.
Three people charged in relation to shooting near Cold Lake

Three people charged in relation to shooting near Cold Lake

Charges have been laid against three individuals, including one 17-year-old, in relation to a shooting that occurred on July 10 in the area of the Cold Lake First Nations, which sent one man to hospital in serious condition.
Cold Lake Fighter Jets sweep the season, take AFL Championships

Cold Lake Fighter Jets sweep the season, take AFL Championships

Cold Lake’s senior men's Alberta Football League team, the Fighter Jets, have swept the competition going undefeated in the 2022 season and taking a 55-0 win at the championship match held at the Thomas Varughese Field on Aug. 20. The local team is now preparing to host the national championship in September.
Overnight emergency department closures set for Cold Lake hospital

Overnight emergency department closures set for Cold Lake hospital

The emergency department at the Cold Lake Healthcare Centre will be closed overnight Wednesday and Thursday this week, from 11 p.m. until 7 a.m. the following morning.
Lakeland residents wake to smoky conditions

Lakeland residents wake to smoky conditions

On Monday, residents throughout the Lakeland woke up to thick smoke originating from ongoing wildfires. As of Aug. 22, there are 54 wildfires burning throughout the province of Alberta.