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July 7, 2020

 Creech's Crematorium. Photo submitted

Harry and Alva Creech moved to Vermilion in 1997. In 2001 they created Crossroads Funeral Chapel with local partners Morley Marshall and Henry Wasylik and later became sole owners of Crossroads Funeral Chapel in...

July 7, 2020

 Don Henry, 2014. Photo Vermilion Voice

After 38 years, community member Don Henry is retiring from his job at Lakeland College.
Henry spent most of his time (36 years) at the college teaching heavy duty and automotive mechanics. 
“I will miss the stu...

July 7, 2020

The library re-opens on July 7th with modified hours and service levels until phase 3 is announced by the province. 
Regarding the opening date
When the province announced that phase 2 was going to be occur earlier than expected we were not read...

July 7, 2020

 Kaston Konieczni, VIBE staff with VIBE's grab and go play bags on the Town Walking Trail. Photo Elaina John

On July 3, VIBE hosted a “Walk n’ Talk” at the Town Walking Trail across from the Lakeland Mall.
Signs were set up along the walking trail wit...

June 30, 2020

 Mike Webb chats about his 49' Mercury M-47 truck with attendees and other car enthusiasts on June 25. Photo Lorna Hamilton.

Vermilion does not have an official classic car club, but Thursday evenings at A&W in Vermilion is the place to be if you...

June 30, 2020

 The Vermilion Ponderosa. Photo Submitted.

The Ponderosa Restaurant was a much-adored location for Vermilion locals.
Originally built by Les Kreller in early 1964, the Ponderosa was a staple to Vermilion locals. The restaurant was the perfect hangout...

June 30, 2020

 Team Dutch Blitz, first place winners of the Race of Vermilion. Photo Submitted.

The day was a great success!
Being that we are making our best efforts to respect the regulations set out during the re-opening of Alberta, we limited the number of team...

June 30, 2020

If you’ve been following the latest community events then you probably heard about the racism discussions in Vermilion. 
Following the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota by a police officer during an arrest and a video of the incident...

June 23, 2020

Attendees wave as they pass by the Cruising Into Summer parade. Photos Elaina John

The last day of school for Vermilion Elementary School (VES) students was Friday, June 19. Since VES was unable to have a conventional celebration for their students, t...

June 23, 2020

 Organizers and attendees with signs. Photos Elaina John

On Thursday, June 18 individuals gathered at the Vermilion pollinator garden to “Educate themselves and others about the racism in Vermilion and surrounding areas,” as explained by Vermilion loc...

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