Posted on Friday, August 12, 2022 11:59 AM
Cold Lake, AB – The City and Cold Lake RCMP are investigating after Kinosoo Beach and the surrounding recreation area was the target of significant graffiti vandalism in the early morning of Friday, August 12. Vandals used spray paint to damage several areas including the concession stand, utility boxes, a water treatment building, the zip line platform, park signage, seating areas and the concrete retaining wall.
“It really is disappointing and deflating to see such a lack of respect for our community,...
Posted on Monday, June 27, 2022 12:26 PM
Cold Lake, AB – People across Alberta and around the world can now see a live view of Kinosoo Beach and the Cold Lake Marina, thanks to a pair of permanent webcams brought online by the City this week.
“If a family is thinking about heading down to the beach or out to catch some fish, there’s no real way to observe the wind and weather conditions on the lake other than by physically going there and taking a look,” said Mayor Craig Copeland. “These new webcams will eliminate the need to drive to the...
Posted on Friday, June 24, 2022 10:46 AM
Cold Lake, AB – An additional RCMP officer, approved by Cold Lake City Council in its 2022 budget, will be arriving in the coming weeks.
The arrival will bring the Cold Lake RCMP Detachment strength up to 33 RCMP members.
“The Cold Lake RCMP detachment is busy and crime has been on a lot of residents’ minds,” Mayor Craig Copeland said. “Our council is committed to ensuring our detachment has the resources it needs to do its job, while we also pursue innovative avenues to tackle crime and find the...
Posted on Tuesday, June 21, 2022 01:35 PM
Cold Lake, AB – City Council has committed an additional $500,000 to the renovation and modernization of the North Arena, in order to have the facility ready for the upcoming hockey and skating season.
“The first two phases of the project have already been completed,” said Mayor Craig Copeland. “We removed the old floor and boards and replaced them with a brand new concrete slab and puck boards. We also replaced the 50-year-old ice plant with a newer, more energy-efficient system that is separate...
Posted on Wednesday, June 15, 2022 11:16 AM
Cold Lake, AB – The 2022 summer road construction season will be a busy one, after the City awarded a $2.1 million contract for roadway improvements throughout the community.
The annual Capital Road Improvement Program will repair and extend the life of asphalt on roads deemed to be high-priority areas.
“We use computer software which takes into account the amount of surface stress placed on each road, along with a formula to measure how fast the asphalt deteriorates,” said Chief Administrative Officer...