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Colonel Paul Doyle, 4 Wing Commander, and acting Wing Chief Warrant Officer Terry George put “smiles” on Tim Horton’s cookies for the Smile Cookie campaign on Sept. 17, 2018. This year Tim Hortons in Cold Lake will donate their funds to the 4 Wing Cold Lake MFRC. The campaign runs from Sept. 17 to 23, and one dollar from every cookie sold will go directly to the MFRC.
Photo by Christopher King

Put a smile on!

September 18, 2018 at 10:47 am
MFRC Theatre Camp

MFRC Theatre Camp

September 18, 2018 at 10:37 am
Students from Art Smith Aviation Academy, Grades 5 to 8, took part in the run.
Photo by Christopher King

Terry Fox Run

September 18, 2018 at 10:32 am

CHRISTOPHER KING It was a frosty morning, but hundreds of members of the Defence Team at 4 Wing Cold Lake showed up for the Terry Fox Run on Friday Sept. 14, 2018. After more than three decades, the tradition is still meaningful to Canadians of all ages and walks of life. Warrant Officer James Wight, 410 Squadron, spoke about how he suffers from the same type of cancer that Terry Fox suffered from. In 2016Read More

Christopher King

From the Editor’s Desk

September 18, 2018 at 10:19 am

My first day on the job at The Courier was certainly a new experience for me. The editor at The Courier has a delivery route! It was a great way for me to figure out the roads and businesses in town. I find it quite odd that rural communities can be split into two distinct portions. Hinton and Whitecourt are similar. I am excited to get to know the community and settle into a routine.Read More

Cold Lake Mayor Craig Copeland and his wife posed in Indian garb at the IFFA 2018 Cold Lake event on Saturday Sept. 15, 2018 at the 4 Wing Theatre.
Photo by Christopher King

IFFA 2018 event

September 18, 2018 at 10:02 am

CHRISTOPHER KING Last weekend 4 Wing was one of the 2018 India Film Festival of Alberta (IFFA) sites, celebrating culture in a “uniquely Canadian way” according to the Wing Commander, Colonel Paul Doyle. The festival tours across the province and celebrated Indian culture, which is renowned for its ancient history of arts. The event was setup inside the 4 Wing theatre. At the entrance, hosts of the event were tying saris (worn across many partsRead More

Officers from 4 Wing Cold Lake take a moment to remember the Canadian contributions and sacrifices during the Battle of Britain at the Cold Lake Cenotaph on Sunday Sept. 16, 2018. 
Photo by AB Justin Spinelo, Wing Imaging

Battle of Britain – 401 Squadron’s legacy continues decades later

September 18, 2018 at 9:50 am

Christopher King A swift breeze and frigid rain set a dramatic mood at the Cold Lake cenotaph on Sunday morning. On Sept. 16, 2018, members of the Defence Team at 4 Wing Cold Lake, veterans from Cold Lake, cadets and civilians gathered for the annual Battle of Britain parade. The parade marched with a band, and two flights from 401 Squadron, down 7 Ave and wheeled onto 10 Street, halting in front of the cenotaph.Read More