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Riding like the wind

Riding like the wind

Local riders put their horses to a test of speed and precision at the Boyle and District Agricultural Society's Spring Fling Barrel Racing Series May 6.
A structural response to a structural problem

A structural response to a structural problem

With a taste fried bannock and invitations for future visits, Alberta’s Indigenous Relations Minister Richard Feehan enjoyed a warm welcome April 26 at the Athabasca Native Friendship Centre.

The year of economic challenges

The Village of Boyle was able to overcome economic adversity in 2017 thanks to good planning, said Mayor Colin Derko.
Slowing down on stop signs

Slowing down on stop signs

The Village of Boyle's council opted to delay a motion on a new four-way stop in the downtown core to get more information on possible parking reduction. Village council heard a report from Boyle public works during its Jan.

Spray park nears funding goal

The Greater Athabasca Community Foundation (GACF) is nearing its fundraising goal to build a new splash park in Boyle. The foundation has raised approximately $290,000 for the project over three years, according to chair Lindsey Stanton.

Former Alberta premier Jim Prentice among 4 killed in B.C. plane crash

Former Alberta premier Jim Prentice was among the four people killed in a plane crash near Kelowna, B.C.
Wildrose leader tours Westlock

Wildrose leader tours Westlock

Wildrose Party leader and Fort McMurray-Conklin MLA Brian Jean was in Westlock last week, making a stop at Memorial Hall July 28 for his ‘Beef with Brian’ fundraiser Jean spoke about losing his home in the Fort McMurray wildfires, farm safety legisla
Glenn van Dijken takes Barrhead-Morinville-Westlock riding

Glenn van Dijken takes Barrhead-Morinville-Westlock riding

Wildrose Party’s Glenn van Dijken will represent the Barrhead-Morinville-Westlock riding after upsetting incumbent PC Maureen Kubinec.
Maureen Kubinec says voters felt 'it was a time for a change'

Maureen Kubinec says voters felt 'it was a time for a change'

Incumbent and PC candidate Maureen Kubinec says she was surprised and admittedly disappointed about the outcome of the May 5 election, but wouldn’t change anything about her campaign in the Barrhead-Morinville-Westlock constituency.
Turner claims second place in BMW

Turner claims second place in BMW

NDP candidate for the Barrhead-Morinville-Westlock riding, Tristan Turner, has conceded defeat locally but praised his party’s strong showing across the province.