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Town & Country writer featured in 4-H magazine

Town & Country writer featured in 4-H magazine

Les Dunford’s contributions to 4-H lauded in 4-H Alberta Magazine
County of Barrhead declares agricultural disaster

County of Barrhead declares agricultural disaster

Agricultural Service Board recommends disaster declaration after consultation with local producers, companies and a review of provincial data
Barrhead Gryphons Boys narrowly miss provincial three-peat

Barrhead Gryphons Boys narrowly miss provincial three-peat

Senior boys volleyball team earns silver medal at Alberta Schools Athletic Association 3A Provincial Championship
Strengthening property rights first on rural crime agenda

Strengthening property rights first on rural crime agenda

Justice minister introduces Bill 27 to the house for first reading Nov. 19
Community saddened by passing of longtime physician

Community saddened by passing of longtime physician

Dr. Marvin Brent Wray leaves a long-lasting legacy in Barrhead during a more than 40-year medical career
10th annual Festival of Trees gala helping charities help people

10th annual Festival of Trees gala helping charities help people

On Saturday, Nov. 30, the Barrhead and District Chamber of Commerce is hosting its biggest fundraiser of the year, the Festival of Trees, with all the proceeds going to area charities and not-for-profit organizations.
Rotary Club considering fundraising project for Blue Heron Boardwalk reconstruction

Rotary Club considering fundraising project for Blue Heron Boardwalk reconstruction

New measures to combat rural crime unveiled

New measures to combat rural crime unveiled

Andreea Resmerita – Leader Staff Barrhead-Morinville-Westlock MLA Glenn van Dijken weathered some criticism over the province’s new plan to address rural crime during a public forum hosted at the Westlock Inn on Nov. 8.
Spanning the generations

Spanning the generations

Hennie Mast considers herself one of the lucky ones. Why because she survived the German occupation of Holland during the Second World War. “Not everyone was as fortunate,” she said.

County councillors debate public auction reserve bids

How much is too much? That is the question County of Barrhead councillors asked themselves at their Nov. 5 meeting when deciding what to set the reserve for at a Dec. 4 public auction.