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Spending the day with Mother Nature

It was a nice day to walk along the newly-renovated Amisk Leppanen Trail located adjacent to Amisk Lake about 10 kilometres east of Boyle.
Local boy intent on fixing homelessness

Local boy intent on fixing homelessness

Masen Scarnati raised enough money to fill 100 bags with basic necessities which he delivered to Edmonton’s homeless at Hope Mission Aug. 17. He was greeted with thankful smiles, as some had recognized him after a similar trip earlier in the summer.
Tractor museum ends summer season

Tractor museum ends summer season

Dave Pape brought with him a home-built miniature jet engine, which he fired up for the crowd of 20 people on the tractor museum Aug. 31.
Elvis comes to the Prairies

Elvis comes to the Prairies

Chris Zwick – Leader Staff Some say the King of Rock n’ Roll is not dead.
Community showcase promises something for everyone

Community showcase promises something for everyone

It’s getting to be that time of year again and as sure as Labour Day falls on the first Monday as September, so to does Westlock’s annual Community Showcase Night on the following Wednesday.
Young cattleman awarded

Young cattleman awarded

Wynton Brandl was born to be a cattleman, plain and simple.
Lawn mower racing popularity increasing by leaps and bounds

Lawn mower racing popularity increasing by leaps and bounds

It started with a bit of friendly bravado between three friends. On a Friday night at the Fort Assiniboine Legion, three friends Zac Marcellus, Tyler Thompson and Dausen Kluin, went for a night of chicken wings and socializing.
Town says goodbye to the Kellers

Town says goodbye to the Kellers

“Every community, large or small, needs volunteers. They are the people that make the difference,” wrote long-time Westlock resident Donna Keller in a letter to the editor published by the News June 6, 2011.
Old Timers celebrate 100 years

Old Timers celebrate 100 years

A piece of Alberta’s colonial settlement history remains preserved by one local group which looked back to a time in the distant past last weekend, but keeps its eyes on the future still. On Aug.
Accessibility challenge for community stakeholders

Accessibility challenge for community stakeholders

As the Westlock and District Agricultural Fair got underway Aug.