Skip to content


Upgrades to library, archives and theatre is essential

The Athabasca Regional Multiplex has applied for a grant worth $100,000 from the federal government through the Community Accessibility stream, and the money is intended to improve accessibility for the disabled at the Alice B.

Prepare for the drug crisis

I cannot believe our government is legalizing something as vile and destructive as alcohol. It boggles the mind our government would decide to normalize a substance that causes as much societal ill as alcohol.

Roads cannot be swept away

The plight of landowners in remote areas made all the more remote by the elements needs to be heard and addressed.

Rain or Shine

There are some days I really wish good old Mother Nature will just make up her mind. I mean, does she want the sun to come out, or would she prefer a more wetter environment? I have to ask, especially after all that rain we got last week.

Remember the bug spray

This is the first time I get to write the column for the Town and Country since I started working for Great West Newspapers in April. So let's get started. Often, the most fun working at a newspaper is had at sporting events around the region.

Back to school

Has it been two months already? Much to the delight of many parents, we’re sure, the kids are heading back to school for new lessons on the path of life.

An easy choice

Kevin Berger – Leader Staff I don’t think I’ve ever had an easier time of deciding who to vote for than this year’s federal election.

Slow start to federal election race

Now there are three.
School Better

School Better

A wise decision

Westlock County rarely gets any credit from us — if you don’t believe us, just ask them. But there’s no denying that councillors deserve a big thumbs up for agreeing via a 5-1 vote Aug.