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Sweepers hit the streets

April 9, 2019 at 2:40 pm

City of Cold Lake Cold Lake, AB – The first spring sweep is here! Residents may have noticed sweepers already cleaning up Highway 28, getting an early run in before residential sweeping takes over. “That first sweep is pretty important, and right now we’re a bit earlier than compared to last year,” said Mayor Craig Copeland. “So long as the weather holds out, crews should be able to get to work on residential sweeping overRead More

Cannabis usage restricted in Cold Lake

October 30, 2018 at 10:52 am

CITY OF COLD LAKE The City of Cold Lake has implemented one new bylaw, and updated three others. “We took a lot of time to go over the bylaws we wanted to implement in the city,” said Mayor Craig Copeland. “We took a more restrictive approach, to keep cannabis use out of public areas.” The new Cannabis Use Bylaw covers consuming cannabis, and the restrictions in doing so. People within the city limits cannot consumeRead More

These Pirouette dancers still had energy at the end of the parade.
Photo: Jeff Gaye

Cold Lake shows its pride on Canada Day

July 3, 2018 at 4:08 pm

The Courier Kinosoo Beach and Cold Lake Marina were the focal points for the annual Canada Day celebrations in Cold Lake on Sunday. 4 Wing was front and centre in the morning, with the 4 Wing Band following the Royal Canadian Legion and 664 Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron flag party in the parade; 4 Wing Commander Col Paul Doyle offering greetings; and a special flypast with aircraft from 417 and 419 Squadrons. Activities continuedRead More

Tansy, shown in bloom, is a noxious weed.
Photo: Anthony Cortilet

City to spray for tansy in early July

June 26, 2018 at 4:10 pm

City of Cold Lake The City of Cold Lake will take steps to remove a noxious weed from public property in Cold Lake. Common tansy is identified as a noxious weed under the Alberta Weed Control Act. The act requires municipalities to implement control measures to reduce the spread of the weed. Common tansy is extremely invasive, with a single plant capable of producing upwards of 5,000 seeds. It is unpalatable to most animals, butRead More

Lower assessments, school tax reduction ease Cold Lake tax rate hike

May 29, 2018 at 8:00 am

City of Cold Lake Cold Lake city council set the tax rate at its regular meeting last week. The new rate will increase the municipal portion of the average property owner’s tax bill by about 4.94 per cent. A decrease in the School Requisition this year, however, means that the net impact to the average homeowner will be about 1.55 per cent. The residential tax rate is set at 7.0562, the multi-family residential rate isRead More

City seeks individuals for Assessment Review Board

February 6, 2018 at 4:14 pm

City of Cold Lake The City of Cold Lake is inviting citizens to sit on a quasi-judicial Assessment Review Board (ARB). “The board doesn’t meet that often, and this is an excellent chance for residents to take part in the property assessment process,” said Mayor Craig Copeland. “There’s no experience necessary, and we cover the cost of the training session.” The Cold Lake ARB is an impartial tribunal that hears formal complaints from property andRead More