Post Tagged with: "Cold Lake"

Saskatchewan Roughriders legend Don Narcisse paid a visit to Tri City Mall last Friday, and allowed lifelong Rider fan MWO Mark Riach to try on his 1989 Grey Cup ring.
Photo: Jeff Gaye

Former Roughrider visits Cold Lake

May 8, 2018 at 3:10 pm
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10 FTTS and 4 CES take the Snowfest trophy

March 27, 2018 at 2:09 pm

Jeff Gaye Snowfest 2018 lived up to its name. Temperatures were mild, but a cold wind and driving snow reminded participants that Old Man Winter doesn’t go down without a fight. Two outdoor events – ball hockey and volleyball – were moved into the Col JJ Parr Sports Centre, but there were activities inside and out on Thursday afternoon and all day Friday. The combined 10 FTTS – 4 CES team won the Snowfest TrophyRead More

Cold Lake (in white) presses for a goal in the third period of the Beaver Cup final. Shilo won the game 7-4.
Photo: Jeff Gaye

Shilo takes home the Beaver Cup

March 20, 2018 at 2:48 pm

Jeff Gaye CFB Shilo dominated the Beaver Cup hockey tournament in Cold Lake last week. The team went through the round robin undefeated, then capped off the tournament with a semifinal win over Edmonton and a championship victory over Cold Lake 2. The annual tournament is played among Construction Engineering teams from Western Canada. This year’s participants included Shilo, two Cold Lake teams, one Cold Lake “Alumni” team, Dundurn and Edmonton. Shilo jumped out toRead More

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For some birds, Cold Lake is “south for the winter”

March 6, 2018 at 8:55 pm

shona lawson, m.Sc., P. Biol., RPBio ENVIRONMENT OFFICER, 4 WING COLD LAKE The Lakeland area is home to a large variety of bird species. Most of us tend to think of birds being present in the spring and summer, but there are several species that migrate south, from more northern Canadian areas, to spend winter here. Two bird species that do this is are the raven (Corvus corax) and the snowy owl (Bubo scandiacus). WhileRead More

(U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Thomas Spangler)
69th Bomb Squadron from Minot AFB in North Dakota is expected to participate in Exercise Maple Flag 51 with its massive B-52 Stratofortress aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Thomas Spangler)
69th Bomb Squadron from Minot AFB in North Dakota is expected to participate in Exercise Maple Flag 51 with its massive B-52 Stratofortress aircraft.

The world comes to Cold Lake for Maple Flag planning conference

March 6, 2018 at 6:33 pm

Photo by U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Thomas Spangler) Jeff Gaye Delegates from all over the world are in Cold Lake this week for the Maple Flag 51 planning conference. The 2018 Maple Flag exercise will run from June 11 to 22. Participants from ten countries, including Canada, are at this week’s conference in addition to NATO, which will fly its E-3 AWACS plane in the exercise. Australia, Belgium, Brazil, France, Norway, Peru,Read More

Andrew Mallard, left, and Simon Duguay prepare to sweep a rock delivered by Adam MacAloney.
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Cold Lake wins curling title

February 6, 2018 at 4:50 pm

Jeff Gaye Cold Lake won the Prairie Region curling championship in Edmonton last week. “It went really well for us,” said CWO Rob Brassington, who threw lead rocks for Cold Lake. “Our team has been practicing together all year, and that makes a huge difference. “A skip needs to know each player’s strengths, and what kind of game they’re suited to,” he said. Cold Lake skip Cpl Adam MacAloney tried to keep the front ofRead More