Medley of Memories: Rhonda McDougall

199 Cedar Crescent. Over the years friends — Glora Bond, Jackie Daigle, Donna Peever, David McKittrick, Paulette Clark, Pauline Maillet, Marilyn Atkinson, Bob Lavoie …. and many others. New siding on the house, roof shingles, too. Outside doors. Windows. I wonder if the inside had been upgraded too – Supplied Photos Medley of Memories is a captivating feature that invites you...

CAF Sports: Cold Lake men take it to finals in Volleyball, Basketball Regionals

The 4 Wing Men’s Basketball team at the CAF Sports Canada West Regional Championship held in Moose Jaw – Photo from 15 Wing Moose Jaw Imaging Canadian Forces Base Cold Lake’s Men’s Volleyball and Basketball teams are celebrating second-place finishes in their respective CAF Sports Canada West Regional Championship tournaments recently. In Men’s Basketball, the 4...

Snow Fever Captivates Families at Canadian Forces Base Cold Lake

Guests take in Snow Fever at CFB Cold Lake on February 19th, 2024 – All photos by Mike Marshall / The Courier News  Families from across the area headed to Canadian Forces Base Cold Lake on February 19th to celebrate Snow Fever. The Family Day event saw young and old take in free entertainment like inflatables, bouncy houses, a maple sugar shack. glitter tattoos, and even horse-drawn wagon...

Padre’s Ponderings: Spiritual or Religious?

Stock Image There is an old joke: “What are you giving up for Lent?”  Answer: “Religion.” This is amusing, but like many jokes is half joke and half reality. Canadians live in a society that by and large rejects religion.  As we are now in the Lenten season, I thought I might say something on this subject. I do not automatically argue with anyone who has a problem with religion, since I myself...

Canadians feel the heat during Phoenix Sunrise

U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 607th Air Control Squadron and Royal Canadian Air Force airmen from 4 Wing, Canadian Forces Base Cold Lake, Alberta, stand in front of an AN/TPS-77 radar system during exercise Phoenix Sunrise, Jan. 19 – Feb. 17, 2024, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. Phoenix Sunrise is a joint exercise between the 607th ACS and 42 Radar Squadron, testing the deployment...

CAF Sports: Old Timer’s, Women’s hockey teams represent CFB Cold Lake at Regional Tournaments

The Cold Lake Fading Fighters at the 2024 CAF Sports Western Regional Old Timer’s Hockey Tournament, hosted in Wainwright – Credit:  Cpl Trevor Pomarenski The Esquimalt Tritons bested the Comox Silver Totems two to nothing in the finals of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) Sports Western Regional Old Timer’s Hockey Tournament, hosted in Wainwright from January 28th to February...

CFB Cold Lake prepares for Snow Fever on Family Day long weekend

Guests grab a tasty snack at the Maple Sugar Shack at Snow Fever in 2023 – File Photo Snow Fever will grip 4 Wing again on February 19th. The 3 day winter festival of fun returns to Cold Lake for the Family Day weekend, and CFB Cold Lake will play host to guests on Monday, starting at 10 AM at the Colonel J.J. Parr Sports Centre.  Activities will include Inflatables, a Maple Sugar Shack,...

Cold Lake boots up for the Coldest Night of the Year

Photo via Facebook / Coldest Night of the Year The Cold Lake Food Bank is encouraging  Cold Lake and area residents to put on their boots, team up, fundraise, and walk in The Coldest Night of the Year (CNOY). This family-friendly, winterific fundraising event takes place from 4pm to 7pm on Saturday, February 24, 2024 to help provide food to those facing food insecurity in Cold Lake and the...

Medley of Memories: Robert Jenkins

Robert Jenkins, Cold Lake, 1957 – Supplied Photo Medley of Memories is a captivating feature that invites you to delve into the rich tapestry of Canadian Forces Base Cold Lake’s legacy. From military personnel to civilian residents, Medley of Memories weaves together a mosaic of experiences. Immerse yourself in these tales as we celebrate the 70-year history of this iconic Canadian...

Touchdown at Club 41: Messes set to Host Super Bowl Party

The poster for this weekend’s Super Bowl party at Club 41 – Supplied photo Members at Canadian Forces Base Cold Lake won’t have to go far to catch the big game this weekend.    The 4 Wing Messes is hosting an All Ranks Super Bowl 58, as the San Francisco 49ers square off against the Kansas City Chiefs in the National Football League’s Championship contest.   The Doors...

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