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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.

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.