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FCSS rebrands its Christmas program

FCSS rebrands its Christmas program

With a new name and logo, Westlock Family and Community Support Services starts off its annual holiday programming and is currently accepting applications for the program formerly known as Santa’s Anonymous. Until Dec.
Remembering the liberation of Holland

Remembering the liberation of Holland

Second World War veteran Tom McConaghy plants a tulip bulb in the specially-made planter made by R.F. Staples School students. It was part of Remembrance Day commemorations at the school Nov.
Bring your poor, unfortunate souls to see The Little Mermaid

Bring your poor, unfortunate souls to see The Little Mermaid

Kevin Berger – Leader Staff Disappointed by “The Little Mermaid” live-action special that aired last week on ABC? Well, Barrhead Community Theatre is putting on its own adaptation of the beloved Disney classic at the end of the month.
The stars are coming out in Perryvale

The stars are coming out in Perryvale

Canadian Country Christmas is coming to Perryvale Nov. 24. Two of the four headliners took some time to talk about their projects and how they are looking forward to the tour.
Students make sure No Stone Left Alone

Students make sure No Stone Left Alone

Parker Evans from Pembina North Community School places a flag on a veteran’s grave Oct. 24 at the Jarvie Community Cemetery as part of No Stone Left Alone ceremonies.
Remembrance Day ceremonies set

Remembrance Day ceremonies set

November marks a time of reflection on the world of today owed to the sacrifices of others, some long gone, some alive to help us remember, and others in continued service.
Students vote for Liberal minority, too

Students vote for Liberal minority, too

If it were up to the kids of Canada, the results of the Oct. 21 federal election would have looked very similar, with the Liberals forming a minority government, but the Conservative Party leading the way in Alberta. Nearly 1.
Pembina Hills enrolment down again

Pembina Hills enrolment down again

Continuing a 15-year trend, the Pembina Hills School Division is down 46 Grade 1-12 students from the previous year, but gained nine Kindergarten and pre-school kids. Secretary-treasurer Mabel Wang told trustees at their Oct.
Local promotes blood donation benefits

Local promotes blood donation benefits

An upcoming blood donor clinic event has a special meaning for an area woman, who collaborated with Canadian Blood Services to raise awareness after her niece’s life was saved with blood donations. On Oct.
BP Cup organizers looking for event sponsors

BP Cup organizers looking for event sponsors

Preparations are well underway for the 2020 Alberta Men’s Curling Championship, also known as the Boston Pizza Cup, and the Westlock Curling Club is currently in the midst of seeking sponsorships to help make the event even more successful than the 2