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Christmas lights to be unveiled in three MD hamlets

Christmas lights to be unveiled in three MD hamlets

The MD of Bonnyville has announced three Light Up the Hamlet events that will take place during the first week of December in Ardmore, Cherry Grove and Fort Kent, unveiling new decorations. A Christmas décor contest for the MD residents wanting to share their holiday spirit was also announced.
Countdown is on to support annual Santa’s Elves program

Countdown is on to support annual Santa’s Elves program

Don’t forget to mark down important dates and deadlines to take part in BCHS’s annual Santa’s Elves program, which brings together students, community members and business for a Christmas cause.
Métis Week celebrations draw important discussions on Constitution vote

Métis Week celebrations draw important discussions on Constitution vote

In honour of Métis Week, hundreds of people gathered at Portage College in Lac La Biche for a series of teaching opportunities, entertainment and hands-on activities. The event ran from Nov.
New community peace officer gets to work

New community peace officer gets to work

As a new community peace officer settles into her role with the Town of Bonnyville, bylaw infractions that went unmonitored due to a previously vacant position have become the focal point of a new orange door knocker campaign hoping to educate residents on municipal bylaws.
More lights expected as Festival of Trees weekend continues Sunday

More lights expected as Festival of Trees weekend continues Sunday

The Bold Center was busy with festive activity over the weekend. Sunday will see more activity until 3.
In-patient capacity reduced at Bonnyville hospital

In-patient capacity reduced at Bonnyville hospital

Starting Nov. 28, five acute care beds will be temporarily closed at the Bonnyville Health Centre. The bed closure is anticipated to last until Jan. 9, 2023.
Glen Avon and Racette crowned junior SPAA volleyball champions

Glen Avon and Racette crowned junior SPAA volleyball champions

The Glen Avon Panthers girls’ and Racette Jr. High School Raiders boys’ volleyball teams won the 2022 junior St. Paul Athletics Association (SPAA) championship banners on Nov. 21, after a full day of competing.
Hockey fundraiser for Lac La Biche Gymnastics Society raises $1,000

Hockey fundraiser for Lac La Biche Gymnastics Society raises $1,000

The Lac La Biche Kinsmen Club and the 840 CFCW Critters hit the ice on Nov. 17 to support the local gymnastics club. 
Samantha Onciul named Lac La Biche’s Junior Citizen of the Year

Samantha Onciul named Lac La Biche’s Junior Citizen of the Year

Volunteer and dance coach Samantha Onciul was presented with the 2022 Junior Citizen of the Year Award on Thursday. 
Festival of trees raffle has raised quarter million dollars for charity

Festival of trees raffle has raised quarter million dollars for charity

One tree — Edcon Power Tongs — offers $5,000 in donations to local charities at weekend Festival of Trees, many more have focus on savings cards