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Council defeats second reading of bylaw for transitional housing rezoning

Council defeats second reading of bylaw for transitional housing rezoning

After two hours of speakers, most speaking against the proposed bylaw that would see a property located at 5130-45 Avenue rezoned from residential to Institutional, Town of St. Paul council defeated second reading of the bylaw, halting the rezoning.  
Affected person of recent ASIRT investigation expresses frustration with process

Affected person of recent ASIRT investigation expresses frustration with process

Described as the "affected person" in a recent ASIRT report, a local woman spoke with Lakeland This Week, expressing her frustration with the investigation and decision.
Alberta government declares early start to wildfire season, adding more wildland firefighting personnel

Alberta government declares early start to wildfire season, adding more wildland firefighting personnel

Wildfire season, which usually starts on March 1 every year, opened on February 20 as the province announced a funding request for more wildland firefighters going to Budget 2024.
For local man, volunteering is all about giving back to community

For local man, volunteering is all about giving back to community

Volunteers and donations being accepted for March 9 Elks on Ice event
Use of bees in agriculture common link between Alberta's threatened bees

Use of bees in agriculture common link between Alberta's threatened bees

The relative abundance of all native bees in Alberta isn't falling at the same pace.
Lakeland forecast: Nice days for snowman making

Lakeland forecast: Nice days for snowman making

Weather looks good for week leading to Winter Festival in Lac La Biche
Rural crime fight continuing, says Alberta's justice minister

Rural crime fight continuing, says Alberta's justice minister

Eligible community-based organizations and interest groups can apply for one-time grants of between $5,000 and $25,000.
Cold Lake hockey club supports anti-bullying efforts

Cold Lake hockey club supports anti-bullying efforts

On Feb. 3, the Cold Lake Ice Junior B hockey team took to the ice at the Cold Lake Energy Centre to host their annual Pink in the Rink game, a collaborative effort with the Cold Lake and District Family and Community Support Services (FCSS).  
RCMP bait truck stolen in Bonnyville

RCMP bait truck stolen in Bonnyville

On Feb. 16 at 2 p.m., Bonnyville RCMP were alerted that an RCMP bait truck had just been stolen in Bonnyville. 
Generational shift adding to Alberta's EMS staffing challenges, can the industry adapt?

Generational shift adding to Alberta's EMS staffing challenges, can the industry adapt?

Rural EMS has long had staffing challenges, but a generational shift in values is making it more difficult to fill schedules and keep ambulances ready to respond.
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