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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.
Photo: Submitted

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

Photo: Avr Caitlin Paterson, Wing Imaging

Scenes from Remembrance Day 2017

November 14, 2017 at 4:23 pm

The Courier It has been 100 years since the Battle of Passchendaele, 99 years since the end of the First World War. Canadians have since answered the call to another World War, and have served in combat and in peacekeeping around the world. Many have died. “At the going down of the sun, and in the morning, we will remember them.”

Lt Kathryn Poudrier, left, and Legion Branch 211 President Todd Rorke place a wreath at the Remembrance Day ceremony.
Photo: Avr Caitlin Paterson, Wing Imaging

Cold Lake pauses to observe Remembrance Day

November 14, 2017 at 2:33 pm

Jeff Gaye Cold Lake and 4 Wing gathered together to remember Canada’s war dead and to honour her veterans on Saturday. The annual ceremony was held in the Cold Lake Energy Centre. 4 Wing personnel, Royal Canadian Legion members and cadets were on parade. At the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, a bugler sounded The Last Post to signal the traditional two minutes of silence in honour of the fallen.Read More

Legion Branch 211 colour party at last year’s ceremony. 
Photo: Cpl Sophie Renaud, Wing Imaging

Cold Lake will gather on Saturday to remember Canada’s war dead

November 7, 2017 at 1:47 pm

Jeff Gaye 4 Wing will join forces with Cold Lake Branch 211 of the Royal Canadian Legion to present the annual Remembrance Day service in Cold Lake on Saturday. The service will begin at 10:30 am at the Energy Centre arena. 4 Wing members will form the parade contingent, with Legion members and cadets also on parade. Members of the public are encouraged to attend. “It’s important for Canadians to assemble together on November 11Read More