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Legion’s Poster and Literary Contest keeps Remembrance alive

November 21, 2017 at 3:13 pm

Jeff Gaye With Remembrance Day come and gone, one way the Royal Canadian Legion keeps remembrance alive year round is through its Remembrance Poster and Literary Contest. Cold Lake Branch 211 will accept contest submissions from local students until December 1. There are separate categories for grades 1-3 (poster only), 4-6, 7-9 and 10-12. Literary contest entries may be a poem, essay or short video. The winning entries for each category at the national levelRead More

Using credit wisely: it is possible!

November 21, 2017 at 3:11 pm

Denise Read, Financial Counsellor, SISIP Financial Trenton We may think we are masters of the credit card game. But credit is no game, and for the most part, we are not in control! With insufficient training on budgeting or even savings, our use of credit can lead us into more trouble than we bargained for. There are ways of mitigating the damage and making your card work for you: 1. Avoid having too many creditRead More

MD of Bonnyville hosting Regional Crime Forum

November 21, 2017 at 3:07 pm

MD of Bonnyville The Municipal District of Bonnyville is hosting a Regional Crime Forum on Friday, December 1 at the Bonnyville Senior Citizens’ Drop-In Centre’s Pioneer Room (4813-47 Avenue) from 6:30 to 9:00 pm. MD Council is inviting area residents to discuss crime issues facing the region and solutions that can be implemented to prevent and reduce the offences. Reeve Greg Sawchuk said “MD Council has chosen to take the lead and organize a RegionalRead More

This Week’s Movies/ À l’affiche cette semaine

This Week’s Movies/ À l’affiche cette semaine

November 21, 2017 at 3:01 pm

Jeff Gaye Wednesday, November 22, 7:00 pm: Baby Driver (2017) – A talented and successful getaway driver for a criminal outfit falls in love and decides to go straight. He is lured out of retirement for one last heist that may end up costing him everything – even his life. Rated 14A. No movie Friday, November 23. Dimanche le 25 novembre à midi : Alice au pays des merveilles (1951) – Film animé de DisneyRead More

Cold Lake calls on residents to help land commercial air service

November 21, 2017 at 2:58 pm

City of Cold Lake The City of Cold Lake is hoping to enlist community members in its efforts to land scheduled commercial air services. The city is hoping a survey of residents’ air travel needs and habits will encourage commercial air carriers to consider serving this market. For a major airline to operate out of Cold Lake, Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) passenger screening needs to be in place. “To have a CATSA-screened commercialRead More

CE personnel working on the MAAS.
Photo: Jeff Gaye

Trenton, Cold Lake personnel install mobile arrestor system

November 21, 2017 at 2:56 pm

Jeff Gaye Construction Engineering personnel from Trenton and Cold Lake spent a few cold days on the 4 Wing runway last week installing a Mobile Aircraft Arrestor System (MAAS). Arrestor systems are important for flight safety. They involve a steel cable extended across a runway, which an incoming aircraft can engage with its tail hook. This allows the plane to come to a controlled stop when its other systems may not be working properly. TheRead More