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IGA looking for best apple-based dessert in Barrhead

They’re not only looking for the apple of your eye, but also the apple in your pie.

Premier Alison Redford's budget provokes mixed response

For reeve Bill Lee the budget is good for the municipality and agriculture. “There is forecast of strong growth, there are no tax increases and the deficit situation is being handled,” he said.
Walking in the footsteps of Jesus

Walking in the footsteps of Jesus

The Wailing Wall, Via Dolorosa, Old City of Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Petra, Jericho … The names have a timeless quality that carry the smell and taste of limestone, sun-baked stone pillars and shaded cobbled alleyways.

By-election to replace Doug Fleming fixed for March 26

A byelection to fill the vacant Westlock seat at the Pembina Hills board table, held by the late Doug Fleming, is slated for March 26.
When Jeff met Marjolaine

When Jeff met Marjolaine

The 1980s: it was an age of big frizzy hairstyles, shoulder pads, Sylvester Stallone sunglasses and the Madonna ‘street urchin’ look.
Bright colours from the darkness

Bright colours from the darkness

In her young life, she has visited dark places where most of us will never go nor can imagine. At 13 she should have died.

Town water rates set to jump

Town residents will find their next utility bill will be considerably larger after town council voted to approve a substantial increase in water rates. Effective Jan.

Former Supt. got $120K golden handshake

Former Pembina Hills Supt. Egbert Stang received a six-figure severance payment after being terminated from the school division without cause.
I will do my best for Barrhead: Maureen Kubinec

I will do my best for Barrhead: Maureen Kubinec

Hugging her 21-month-old grandson Clay, Maureen Kubinec’s face glowed with joy and relief after Saturday’s historic Tory nomination victory. Later the grandmother of seven pledged to work hard for Barrhead, saying she knew the area well.
Rob Merrifield makes stop in Barrhead

Rob Merrifield makes stop in Barrhead

Barrhead residents had the chance to meet with Yellowhead MP Rob Merrifield on Jan. 23 when he came to town for a pre-budget consultation at the Seniors Drop In Centre.