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What a weekend! Lakeland communities took advantage of the beautiful weather to offer all kinds of activities leading up to the Family Day holiday on Monday. Events were prudently planned to take the unpredictability of weather into account: there were plenty of indoor activities for people to enjoy regardless of temperature or precipitation.  But the […]

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The Lakeland Cross-Country Ski Club is making the best of a challenging season. The club hosted a Family Fun Ski on Saturday, with free use of equipment on its trails at St. PaulGolf Course. Many local individuals and families took advantage of the snow and the beautiful mild weather. Snow has been in short supply […]

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The fourth annual Cold Lake Ice Fishing Tournament ran from Friday to Sunday this past weekend, and the anglers are going home happy. Four hundred entries were accepted for the tournament, which is Age Friendly Cold Lake’s single biggest fundraiser. Prizes are awarded in several categories for the biggest lake trout caught and released. There […]

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Fifty-four local women have been nominated in seven categories for the annual Cold Lake Women of Influence Awards, to be held on International Women’s Day: Friday, March 8. The awards are meant to celebrate exemplary women and their achievements, and to inspire all women to use their individual strengths and abilities to further themselves, their […]

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Construction has begun at the St. Paul and District Arts Foundation to convert their front space into an art gallery. The foundation supports several different visual and performing arts disciplines. The addition of a permanent gallery at its Maggie Porozni Arts Foundation Building will be completed by the end of June with help from a […]

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Northeastern Alberta playoffs for the Alberta 55 Plus Winter Games events are complete. The provincial games will be conducted in a series of individual tournaments throughout the province, rather than as one multi-sport meet.  Technically, Alberta is completing its 2023 Winter Games this month. Some sports have already held their provincial qualifiers, with participants advancing […]

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The transformation of St. Paul’s Clancy Richard Arena is nearly complete; the athletes, coaches, and officials are arriving, along with sportswriters and curling fans from across the province. It’s Scotties time. The 2024 Sentinel Storage Alberta Scotties Tournament of Hearts kicks off with the opening ceremony at the Clancy at 5:00 pm tomorrow, and curling […]

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With community support, a full roster of volunteers, and now M.D. of Bonnyville approval, a firehall and volunteer fire department is going ahead for Cherry Grove. M.D. council approved the site at Range Road 412 and Highway 55 at its January 9 meeting. The building will use the same design as the Ardmore firehall, which […]

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Two-day training session attended by a variety of interested individuals It’s a natural and (to a certain extent) healthy instinct to fear death. But it’s not healthy to deny the inevitable truth that we and our loved ones will die one day. In cooperation with Age Friendly Cold Lake, the Alberta Hospice Palliative Care Association […]

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