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Bringing a little farm to the big city

Bringing a little farm to the big city

Some residents in the City of Cold Lake are wanting to bring a little taste of farm life to the city and have requested to create an urban farm and start keeping hens.
The principal with heart

The principal with heart

After 30 years with NLPS, 19 of which were as principal of CLES, Kathy McKale is retiring.
NLPS sees slight decrease in provincial funding

NLPS sees slight decrease in provincial funding

Northern Lights Public Schools is seeing a slight drop in the money they're receiving from Alberta Education.
Virtual learning will continue to be offered for NLPS students

Virtual learning will continue to be offered for NLPS students

Northern Lights Public Schools will continue to offer their Learn Together Anywhere program in the 2021/22 school year.
Copeland seeking re-election

Copeland seeking re-election

Cold Lake Mayor Craig Copeland is seeking re-election in the fall. "I think this is exciting times. The next council can sit there and really vision out the community for the future and where they want to be,” said Copeland.
NLPS won't be part of province's draft curriculum pilot

NLPS won't be part of province's draft curriculum pilot

Northern Lights Public Schools won't be participating in the province's draft curriculum pilot in the next school year
City hoping to deter graffiti through higher fines, new program

City hoping to deter graffiti through higher fines, new program

“We’re trying to improve the look of the community and to have someone come along and tag something just because they want to, that’s very frustrating."
Cold Lake Middle School science teacher nominated for Edwin Parr award

Cold Lake Middle School science teacher nominated for Edwin Parr award

Cold Lake Middle School Grade 8 science teacher Daniel Rogers is Northern Lights Public School's nominee for the 2021 Edwin Parr Teaching Award.
Cold Lake RCMP respond to shots fired during vehicle thefts

Cold Lake RCMP respond to shots fired during vehicle thefts

Cold Lake RCMP are reminding the public not to get involved in property-related crimes after two separate incidents resulted in the victims being shot at.
Wheel Fit Co. won't put on the brakes this time

Wheel Fit Co. won't put on the brakes this time

Despite the provincial government's decision to backpedal, Wheel Fit Co. will keep on spinning. "We feel morally obligated to do this for our community’s mental and physical wellbeing."