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The Circus arrives in Bonnyville

The Circus arrives in Bonnyville

The Great Benjamin's Circus arrived in Bonnyville last week to entertain local audiences with two family-friendly shows held at the C2 centre.
Gallery: Summer Days' events provided community entertainment

Gallery: Summer Days' events provided community entertainment

Summer Days events provided community entertainment during Heritage Day long weekend
Indigenous programs this month aim to provide awareness

Indigenous programs this month aim to provide awareness

A handful of Indigenous workshops and performances this month aim to spread awareness and teach participants about local Indigenous history. From jingle dancing lessons, storytelling, and the importance and meaning of teepee spaces all while connecting with guests through a hands-on experience.
Canoeist that capsized on Cold Lake found deceased

Canoeist that capsized on Cold Lake found deceased

On Wednesday, a male boater was recovered from the water by local search and rescue crews and the Central Alberta Rescue Diving Society after an extensive search begun in Cold Lake after the canoe the man was travelling in capsized on Sunday evening near English Bay.
Main Street lot owner in no hurry to meet town’s cleanup order

Main Street lot owner in no hurry to meet town’s cleanup order

CAO says misinformation is fueling social media campaign
UPDATED: Body found in Smoky Lake identified as missing Edmonton man

UPDATED: Body found in Smoky Lake identified as missing Edmonton man

Police have positively identified a body discovered at the Smoky Lake gravel pits in June, as missing 56-year-old Meharena Ghebreyesus of Edmonton following an autopsy carried out on July 5.
Caregivers and teens engage in creative workshops

Caregivers and teens engage in creative workshops

Regional organization trying to bring film industry to northeast region

Regional organization trying to bring film industry to northeast region

The St. Paul/Elk Point Economic Development Alliance (STEP) is attracting and exploring the potential of bringing the film industry to northeastern Alberta.
Alberta Provincial Police Service discussions remain ongoing

Alberta Provincial Police Service discussions remain ongoing

The discussion for replacing the RCMP with an Alberta Provincial Police Service (APPS) remains ongoing. Minister of Justice and Solicitor General Tyler Shandro told Lakeland This Week on July 28 that no decisions have been made.
Local MNA pushes for action on homeless solutions

Local MNA pushes for action on homeless solutions

Since the summer of 2021, a temporary homeless site at the Bonesville subdivision, five kilometres south of the hamlet of Lac La Biche has been supporting vulnerable people while a permeant space is in the works. However, finding permeant space in town has yet to be determined.