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Blue Heron Fair Days a big success

Blue Heron Fair Days were an unqualified success. That is how fair coordinator Brenda Visser characterized the 2019 version of the fair.
Adults with disabilities go to camp for free

Adults with disabilities go to camp for free

More than 50 adults with disabilities were provided the camp experience free-of-charge last week as the Bethel Bible Camp held its CAYA camp Aug. 6-9.
RCMP Musical Ride a spectacle to behold

RCMP Musical Ride a spectacle to behold

The history, the pageantry and the spectacle of the RCMP Musical Ride were all on display last week as Westlock played host to the world-renowned riders in red serge. The event was organized by the Westlock and District Agricultural Society and Aug.
Annual fly-in breakfast cleared for landing

Annual fly-in breakfast cleared for landing

The Westlock Flying Club is hosting its annual fly-in breakfast Aug. 11. After being shelved in 2018, the Westlock Flying Club will once again host its fly-in breakfast Aug.
Long-time FCSS volunteer puts his calculator down

Long-time FCSS volunteer puts his calculator down

Gordon Thomas has been a volunteer with the FCSS Community Volunteer Income Tax Program for 20 years, and his now retiring. After 20 years of filing 8,200 income tax documents as a volunteer, Gordon Thomas is putting his calculator down.
Blue Heron Fair Days has a little something for everyone

Blue Heron Fair Days has a little something for everyone

The Barrhead and Agricultural Society has done everything it could to ensure Blue Heron Fair Days has something for all age groups.
Superdogs, super entertaining

Superdogs, super entertaining

The Blue Heron Fair is going to the dogs. At least it will be for the six shows when President Choice Superdogs perform their Bow Wow Factor show on Aug. 10 and 11 at 1, 2:30 and 4:30 p.m. at the Barrhead Sportsgrounds main baseball diamond.
Rodeo remains a big part of Blue Heron Fair Days

Rodeo remains a big part of Blue Heron Fair Days

The Barrhead and District Agricultural Society has gone to great effort to make sure this year’s annual Blue Heron Fair Days has something for everyone, but president Randy Schmidt said at the heart of the event is the rodeo.
Rain can’t stop Jarvie Days

Rain can’t stop Jarvie Days

At the horseshoe pits behind Jarvie Community Hall, Marg Wintonyk sets up her throw for a ringer. Behind her, people had already gathered for the lawnmower races, all part of the July 27 Jarvie Days celebrations.
Status quo at St. Mary when it comes to students’ cellphones

Status quo at St. Mary when it comes to students’ cellphones

While R.F. Staples School students will not be allowed to bring their cellphones into the classroom this fall, across town at St. Mary School, that decision will still be left up to individual teachers.