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Is it time to cleanse your music palate?

Is it time to cleanse your music palate?

August 29, 2017 at 1:52 pm

Wall of Sound Kyle Wall All too often I find myself growing more disinterested with today’s musical landscapes. Something is just lacking. Maybe it’s the fact that I’m growing older and can no longer relate to partying all night or sipping bottles in the club, let alone understand one word of mumble rap. Now that’s not to say that I don’t appreciate the music for what it is and dig the musicianship. While I amRead More

Photo: Jeff Gaye

4 Wing troops depart for Romania

August 29, 2017 at 1:43 pm

Jeff Gaye The main group of 4 Wing personnel deploying to Operation Reassurance in Romania departed last Thursday. Approximately 135 members, primarily ground crew and support personnel, were sent off by command teams and other well-wishers as they boarded the CC-177 Globemaster aircraft that would take them to eastern Europe. One Master Corporal, who cannot be identified for security reasons, said the troops were looking forward to getting the long flight over with and gettingRead More

American and Swiss engineers visited 10 FTTS for hands-on practice and training.
Photo: Cpl St-Cyr, Wing Imaging

10 FTTS conducts Flight Control Systems training with US Navy and Swiss engineers

August 29, 2017 at 1:40 pm

Sgt Ray Cowell, 10 FTTS 10 Field Technical Training Squadron (10 FTTS) hosted a group of engineers and Life Cycle Maintenance Managers (LCMMs) for F-18 specialized training from August 14 to 25. The group included F-18 Hornet fleet-specific US Navy (USN) and Swiss engineers as well as LCMMs who gained two weeks of hands-on exposure to various flight control systems (FCS). This is the third year the USN engineers from NAVAIR at North Island inRead More

Stop and smell the summer roses

Stop and smell the summer roses

August 29, 2017 at 1:32 pm

From the Editor’s Desk Jeff Gaye Much is made of Cold Lake’s natural beauty. The lakes, the creeks, the forests and the farmland are indeed beautiful, and the changing seasons show their many different faces. The man-made structures, on the other hand, are less inspiring. CFB Cold Lake is a collection of utilitarian structures built over the years since 1954, all by the lowest bidder. There are some disused old brick structures, some barrack blocksRead More

PSP needed a long table to display its many sports, clubs and recreation services.
Photo: Jeff Gaye

One-stop shopping for fall recreation

August 29, 2017 at 1:29 pm

The Courier Dozens of organizations and hundreds of Cold Lake residents turned out for the 21st annual Community Registration Day at the Col JJ Parr Sports Centre on Saturday. The day is an opportunity for individuals and families to sign up for fall activities and learn more about the various agencies and organizations in the community. It offers a “one-stop shopping” approach to registrations. This year’s event was well-attended, with Cold Lakers of all agesRead More

Members of 4 Wing and CFB Cold Lake set the bar high last Friday, August 25th with an amazing turnout of over 500 participants at the Invictus Games Flag Relay parade at the Col JJ Parr Recreational Centre.
Photo: Avr Caitlin Paterson

Cold Lake rallies in support of “unconquered” athlete Avr Martine Duval

August 29, 2017 at 1:25 pm

Jeff Gaye Cold Lake has set the bar for Canadian communities to show their Invictus spirit. The Invictus Games National Flag Tour stopped here on Friday. Hundreds of 4 Wing personnel and other supporters turned out to welcome local flag bearers Sgt Shirley Jew, Sgt Andre Crocker, Cpl Maurice Savage, Sgt Robert Olivier and Avr Martine Duval as they led a procession to a special Activation Ceremony at Col JJ Parr Sports Centre. Avr DuvalRead More