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PTSD prevention earns John Biro provincial medal

PTSD prevention earns John Biro provincial medal

Westlock County protective services manager John Biro received the provincial Fire Services Exemplary Services Medal July 16 in recognition of his work with PTSD among volunteer fire fighters.
Local Fjord horses featured at Calgary Stampede

Local Fjord horses featured at Calgary Stampede

“It was an honour and a privilege,” said Westlock County resident Beth Thola, who recently paraded her team of Norwegian Fjord horses at the Calgary Stampede.
Cool rides on a hot summer day

Cool rides on a hot summer day

Precision Collision Repair and Restoration’s parking lot off Highway 44 was filled with more than 50 custom builds, originals old and new, and even some motorcycles, as the shop hosted its fifth annual Show and Shine July 13.
Elks continue community support

Elks continue community support

Three local organizations received close to $6,000 from the Elks last month.
Westgate Developments to hold series of open houses

Westgate Developments to hold series of open houses

Interested parties will soon be able to put down their deposits for residential and business lots in two new Westlock developments. Westgate Developments Ltd. will hold open house events July 19 from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m., July 20 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
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.