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Report brings Town one step closer to new pool

The Town of Barrhead has committed itself to a new pool facility after it received the first of what will likely be many reports about the Kinsmen Aquatics Centre. It would cost approximately $4.

Lac La Nonne residents upset with lagoon closure

A small group of Lac La Nonne residents let their opinion be known regarding the closure of the Lac La Nonne Water Stabilization pond (also known as the Dunstable lagoon).

All-candidates forum slated for April 14 at Senior's Drop-In Centre

Residents looking to gain better insight as to where federal election candidates stand on various issues will have their chance on April 14.

Mom proud of daughter's accomplishments in Tanzania

Barrhead teen Kyrie Bauer has finally set foot on Canadian soil for the first time in two months.

Hennessey blasts inquiry findings

Barry Hennessey is calling the findings of an inquest into the deaths of four RCMP officers “complete nonsense.” The report was released March 29.

Shephard's Care employees protest offer

Employees from Shepherd’s Care took to the streets March 31 to show their displeasure over a proposed one per cent over three years wage increase.

Questions still surround superintendent's departure

It’s been roughly seven months since former Pembina Hills school division Supt. Richard Harvey left and residents of the area are not much closer to learning why.

Habitat project benefits from young essay writer

For 11-year-old Tyler Gerke of Edmonton, a home means somewhere to enjoy life with his family. Tyler, who is the nephew to Penny Stephani of Barrhead, is the second-place winner of the Meaning of Home contest, hosted by Genworth Financial Canada.

Hennessey family seeks audience with Supreme Court

Barry Hennessey is keeping an optimistic attitude that the Supreme Court of Canada will allow his family to plead for reconsideration of the prison sentences imposed on his son, Shawn, and Dennis Cheeseman.

Barrhead Westlock roll out the red carpet

Barrhead residents and business owners made it abundantly clear they want the Alberta 55 Plus Games.