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Athabasca County approves tax rate increases

Athabasca County approves tax rate increases

Non-residential taxes also increasing to bring municipality more in-line with neighboring municipalities
Rainbow crosswalk to be added downtown Westlock for Pride month

Rainbow crosswalk to be added downtown Westlock for Pride month

Thunder Alliance, FCSS partner to paint crosswalk June 18
Stolen vehicle recovered

Stolen vehicle recovered

Police looking for suspects
Red Lions open NCABL season with shutout win

Red Lions open NCABL season with shutout win

Senior club posts 5-0 victory over the Fort Saskatchewan Reds May 11
EPC students build new signs for Muskeg Creek trails

EPC students build new signs for Muskeg Creek trails

Town Coun. LeMessurier hopes that signs help promote “hidden gem” in the community
Police are working hard, but are frustrated by bail system

Police are working hard, but are frustrated by bail system

Barrhead’s top police officer says they have made a dent in the number of B&Es but worries their efforts will go for nought due to catch and release court system
Town of Westlock proceeding with remainder of 108th Street work

Town of Westlock proceeding with remainder of 108th Street work

Project will come with higher $1.87M price tag; town and Imperial Oil nearing settlement on clean-up costs
Barrhead firefighters join Peace River wildfire task force

Barrhead firefighters join Peace River wildfire task force

Busy spring for BRFS members
Athabasca-area bus driver recognized by Aspen View

Athabasca-area bus driver recognized by Aspen View

Sadie Lowe presented with Bus Driver of the Year award May 5
Westlock Curling Club requests funding, town approval for needed upgrades

Westlock Curling Club requests funding, town approval for needed upgrades

Upgrades include painting, lighting, roof repairs and ice plant replacement