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Planters help  young minds grow

Planters help young minds grow

dav A trio of tower planters at R.F. Staples School in Westlock have been providing educational opportunities for students to study plant life for the last three years.

County delays decision on rec master plan

A recreation master plan commissioned by Westlock County in 2011 will have to wait at least a few more months before council decides what to do with the new-found information.
At the end of Ringuette Way

At the end of Ringuette Way

At the front desk of Eleanor Hall School in Clyde there’s a green traffic sign that reads ‘Ringuette Way.’ That’s to indicate who has been behind that desk for 29 years.
Black Tie Bingo a hit

Black Tie Bingo a hit

The community came out to show its support for one of Westlock’s jewels, the Canadian Tractor Museum, June 22, and they did it in style.
School fees may return in the fall

School fees may return in the fall

Depending on what the newly elected United Conservative Party government decides, parents across Alberta, including those in Pembina Hills Public Schools may again be paying school fees, albeit in October, or November instead of September.
Village of Clyde candidates focus on community

Village of Clyde candidates focus on community

Two of the women running in the June 24 Village of Clyde byelection say being a voice for the community is one of the reasons they’re running.
Annual street festival returns to Barrhead

Annual street festival returns to Barrhead

It is back by popular demand. On June 8, Barrhead’s annual Street Festival will take over Main Street, providing people of all ages with a day of affordable fun.
Bringing Broadway to Athabasca

Bringing Broadway to Athabasca

A little bit of Broadway is coming to the Nancy Appleby Theatre June 7-8 and 14-15, with performers from the Big River Arts Society set to put on the George and Ira Gershwin musical Crazy For You .
Legion auxiliary needs new members

Legion auxiliary needs new members

Walk into Branch 97 of the Royal Canadian Legion in Westlock on just about any day of the week and you’ll find members of the Ladies’ Auxiliary in the kitchen preparing for their next fundraising event, just as they have for the last 80 years.
Road Apple Carnival hits new heights

Road Apple Carnival hits new heights

The fifth-annual Road Apple Carnival continues to grow, raising $6,200 for the Stollery Children’s Hospital, while providing a full day of free family-friendly fun for the community.