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YEAR IN REVIEW: Canada Day volunteers provide a bright kickoff for second half of 2021

YEAR IN REVIEW: Canada Day volunteers provide a bright kickoff for second half of 2021

A number of events and issues took place during the second half of 2021 in and around the community of Elk Point.
Lac La Biche lake's skating trail ready to open, pond has outdoor skate circuit

Lac La Biche lake's skating trail ready to open, pond has outdoor skate circuit

Welcoming by Nature ... and skating in it too.
Youth learner’s driving course this week aims to prepare teens

Youth learner’s driving course this week aims to prepare teens

Young area residents will again be steered in the right direction at a unique driver training program taking place this week.
Imperial Oil continues to innovate bitumen extraction while reducing environmental impact

Imperial Oil continues to innovate bitumen extraction while reducing environmental impact

By 2023, the first phase of Imperial Oil’s Cold Lake Operations SA-SAGD expansion project is anticipated to be operational and capable of producing 15,000 barrels per day while reducing water use and greenhouse gas emissions.
Former Chief, family man and community supporter laid to rest

Former Chief, family man and community supporter laid to rest

Funeral for Morris Monias held in Heart Lake on January 9
Bonnyville earthquake unlikely, says senior researcher

Bonnyville earthquake unlikely, says senior researcher

A senior researcher with Natural Resources Canada, explains shakes and rumbles experienced in the Bonnyville area yesterday are likely to be the result of a low flying aircraft or meteor.
Evening flurries cause highway havoc on area roads

Evening flurries cause highway havoc on area roads

On Thursday, Bonnyville emergency crews responded to four separate vehicle collision scenes stretched across 4 km of Highway 28, as a result of an initial two-vehicles incident.
GALLERY: St. Paul Canadiens U13-1 win on home ice

GALLERY: St. Paul Canadiens U13-1 win on home ice

ST. PAUL - The St. Paul Canadiens U13-1 team hosted a tournament in St. Paul over the weekend, with finals taking place on Sunday afternoon at the Clancy Richard Arena.
Preliminary talks to revitalize OTJ area could begin soon

Preliminary talks to revitalize OTJ area could begin soon

St. Paul Education administration has been directed to begin preliminary talks with the Town of St. Paul about revitalizing an area that was historically used for outdoor recreation.
Public reminded to stay away from open water on Upper Therien Lake

Public reminded to stay away from open water on Upper Therien Lake

Delineators have been set up near open water on Upper Therien Lake, toward the east side of Lagasse Park. The public is being reminded that the lake does not freeze in the area and residents need to be cautious.