Cold Lake Sun

Rose Berland, a Cold Lake First Nations woman and mother of four, went missing on Mar. 19, 1988. Multiple air and ground searches by RCMP and local volunteers revealed no clues as to what happened to her. In fact, it would be almost four months before the 26-year-old would be found dead. A young camper […]

5/10/2021 10:47:08 AM

A group of Canadian soldiers were in the Lakeland last week for Exercise Maple Strike. Their job, from the ground on the Cold Lake Air Weapons Range, was to practice directing air strikes that in a combat situation can be close to friendly fire. These army personnel are called joint terminal attack controllers. They can […]

5/10/2021 10:10:18 AM

Cold Lake had 82 active cases as of Sunday night, seven times the number of cases it had a month ago. Per capita, that’s about 414 cases per 100,000 people. Alberta Health Services has declared outbreaks at Art Smith Aviation Academy, North Star Elementary School and Cold Lake Middle School, meaning each school has between […]

5/9/2021 10:49:55 PM

Before they are even handed the keys to their new home on Cold Lake First Nation, Sara Piche and David Coker are standing in the backyard planning to extend the deck. “We’ve been waiting for this a long time,” said Piche about finally having a house to call their own on the reserve. Housing is […]

5/9/2021 4:18:11 PM

What a week in Alberta politics! On Apr. 28, Premier Jason Kenney warned against COVID-19 lockdowns. The next day, he reversed himself and introduced some limited measures that simultaneously exempted rural hotspots. Nevertheless, over the course of the weekend, COVID-19 cases skyrocketed to their highest totals during the 15-month-long pandemic. This led government house leader […]

5/9/2021 3:40:05 PM

To celebrate Star Wars Day, six members of the Cold Lake Star Wars Costume Group walked to the Cold Lake Public Library North Branch on the evening of May 4. Star Wars Day celebrates George Lucas’ Star Wars film franchise, which has been observed every year by fans of the movies from around the world […]

5/6/2021 3:38:54 PM

Comfort and community are at the core of this Cold Lake rental property

5/5/2021 11:00:52 PM

Alberta has moved K-12 students to at-home learning, closed patios and salons, and increased fines for rulebreakers in an effort to stem a surge in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations. The measures, announced by Premier Jason Kenney on May 4, are the strongest put in place since last spring and apply to any region or community […]

5/5/2021 2:52:11 PM