Age Friendly Cold Lake receives municipal grant

Posted on Friday, June 18, 2021 02:46 PM

June 18, 2021
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Cold Lake, AB – Cold Lake City Council voted to provide a total of $19,000 in funding to assist Age Friendly Cold Lake Society.

“This is a new community group that is doing its best to provide assistance to our community’s seniors,” Mayor Craig Copeland said. “It can be challenging to find your footing as a not-for-profit, and council wanted to find a way to help the group as they get their start.”

The grant funds will be earmarked for assistance with...

Free Compost Days nearing an end for 2021

Posted on Wednesday, June 16, 2021 02:48 PM

June 16, 2021
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Cold Lake, AB – The City of Cold Lake is getting ready to wrap up another successful Compost Days program, but there is still compost material left for those who need some.

“This is a great program that has excellent buy-in from the public in both providing organics for composting as well as the interest we see in the final product,” Mayor Craig Copeland said.

So far this year, about 610 residents of Cold Lake and the surrounding region have picked...

Energy Centre, Imperial Park suffer significant graffiti and vandalism

Posted on Thursday, June 10, 2021 02:51 PM

June 10, 2021
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Cold Lake, AB – The City of Cold Lake’s Energy Centre and Imperial Park were targets of extensive vandalism and graffiti last weekend.

The vandalism occurred in the early morning of Saturday, June 5. Several sites were vandalized including property belonging to the Northern Lights School Division’s Cold Lake High School, the Energy Centre building, baseball dugouts, maintenance sheds, walkways,  and Energy Centre and Imperial Park signage.


Caught in the act: Positive Ticketing program back for another year

Posted on Thursday, June 03, 2021 03:15 PM

June 3, 2021
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Cold Lake, AB – Local law enforcement will be on the lookout this summer for Cold Lake kids who are observed making good choices and helping to improve their community.

Cold Lake Municipal Enforcement has once again teamed up with Cold Lake RCMP, Victim Services and 4 Wing Military Police for the Positive Ticketing campaign, which rewards kids with coupons, or “tickets”, for good behaviour and making smart decisions.

“Our enforcement officers see kids...

City to remove overgrown trees and brush from alleyways

Posted on Friday, May 28, 2021 03:18 PM

May 28, 2021
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Cold Lake, AB – Crews contracted by the Parks department will be removing tree and brush overgrowth from Cold Lake alleyways during the month of June, as part of a multi-year Vegetation Management program throughout the city.

The project involves cutting and trimming overgrown branches that could pose a risk to safety or inhibit vehicle or foot traffic from moving through the alley. From June 1-25, residents may see workers on ladders or in bucket trucks...