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No Santa Claus parade? No problem! The Cold Lake Cruisers car club stepped up to deliver some happiness on the weekend. Members and other volunteers, even the Cold Lake Fire Department, cruised their decorated vehicles through Cold Lake South neighbourhoods on Saturday and Cold Lake North on Sunday.  “After the parade was cancelled, we wanted […]

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Kathy McKale, Principal, Cold Lake Elementary School My husband Homer McKale is at it again—creating new train displays to spread cheer to everyone once again at Christmas time!   Last year, he designed the Holiday Express train display table for all of the students, staff and parents at Cold Lake Elementary School. This year I nudged him […]

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History is personal. “Je me raconte” (“I tell myself”) is a project of the Association Canadienne-Francaise de l’Alberta (ACFA) in St. Paul. Through a series of short videos, local residents tell their own stories—stories which tell us much about the region’s past. Roger and Virginie Dallaire produce the videos. Roger is a storyteller and musician, […]

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The Cold Lake Multicultural Association had a somewhat toned-down Diwali celebration this year, but with online programming and a massive effort to get delicious Indian food out to people, they managed to involve much of the Cold Lake community. Diwali is a five-day Festival of Light celebrated by Hindu, Sikh, and Jain adherents. It is […]

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Perhaps it is just luck that a person happens to look up at the right time, peer into the heavens and spot a flock of migratory birds. During the autumn of 2017, Elaine and I were sitting on a picnic bench near the beach in Cold Lake Provincial Park, when up in the clear blue […]

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Grassroots participation in Alberta 55 Plus sports is slowly, cautiously resuming across the province, according to Alberta 55 Plus president Dave Finn. With many pandemic restrictions still in place, and a cautious attitude among seniors, the road to upcoming Alberta Games and Canada Games will be travelled in small steps. But, Finn said, preparations are […]

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When the new addition to Bonnylodge opens next month, residents will find themselves treated to a huge, beautiful painting depicting one of the most characteristic scenes of prairie life. The Tadeusz Warszynski painting, “The Prairie Church of Buster Galloway,” is a gift to the residents from the project architect Janusz Najfeldt and his wife Helena. […]

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All in all, it’s not a terrible time to go golfing. Restrictions for golf courses to operate during Stage 1 of Alberta’s relaunch strategy mean some changes to the way the game is played. Butless-frequent tee times also mean there’s no crowding, even during peak times. Restrictions include one person per golf cart, unless they […]

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