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Survey identifies need for commercial air service

January 23, 2018 at 2:49 pm

City of Cold Lake Residents in the Lakeland are eager for regularly scheduled commercial flights that will connect to destinations across Canada and throughout the world. The City of Cold Lake’s commercial air services survey, conducted late in 2017, received more attention and support than city officials expected. “We are thrilled with the results of the survey but, more importantly, we never could have predicted the level of interest it saw,” Mayor Craig Copeland said.Read More

4 Wing members help themselves by taking advantage of CANEX and SISIP services. At the annual Officers vs NCMs hockey in December, CANEX and SISIP presented a cheque for $173,051 to the 4 Wing base fund. This money is used for morale and welfare programs for 4 Wing members and their families.
From left: Col Paul Doyle, 4 Wing Commander; Sheri Klein, CANEX manager; Teresa Boisvert, SISIP financial counsellor and insurance rep; and CWO Remi Nault, 4 Wing Chief Warrant Officer.
Photo: Jeff Gaye

It pays to use CANEX and SISIP services

January 23, 2018 at 2:46 pm
Demo Hornet design honours 60 years of NORAD

Demo Hornet design honours 60 years of NORAD

January 23, 2018 at 2:43 pm

The Courier The RCAF revealed its design for the 2018 CF-18 demo jet via Facebook last Friday. The design commemorates the 60th anniversary of North American Aerospace Defence Command (NORAD). The anniversary will also be the theme of the 2018 Cold Lake Air Show July 21 and 22, and of course the CF-18 Demonstration Team will be there. The design incorporates elements from NORAD’s logo – lightning bolts, a north-pointing sword, the globe, and silverRead More

Photo: Donna Thorne

No cheering in the press box!

January 23, 2018 at 2:41 pm

From the Editor’s Desk Jeff Gaye There’s a firm rule among sportswriters: no cheering in the press box. Sports media are supposed to report on the games fairly and impartially. Every fan knows they fall short, but even if the coverage is biased the rule stands: no cheering. I bring this up because the CAF Canada West women’s hockey championships will be in Cold Lake next week. As a courtesy to other base papers acrossRead More

French Immersion students and staff gave a presentation to the board at Northern Lights Public Schools last week.
Photo: Jeff Gaye

Art Smith Academy visits school board

January 23, 2018 at 2:35 pm
James Jollymore (left), Sergeant-at-Arms of Royal Canadian Legion Cold Lake Branch 211, presented a cheque for $1,000 to Sgt Haroon Amir at the 664 Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron CO’s parade last week. The donation will be used to support cadet activities.
Photo: Jeff Gaye

Cold Lake Legion supports local cadets

January 23, 2018 at 2:32 pm