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The sky didn't fall

For the last year, reports have been coming in fast, indicating that a surfeit of particularly fragrant skunks has invaded the Westlock area and residents are advised to either take a good, long whiff or leave them be.

Will council walk the talk when it comes to replacing the boardwalk

As many folks read in the Oct. 15 issue of the Barrhead Leader , Town of Barrhead administration and councillors recently decided to demolish the Blue Heron Boardwalk due to safety concerns.

Abortion is not simply about life versus death, says reader

Dear Editor, This letter is in response to the ministerial column that appeared in the Oct. 15 edition of the Barrhead Leader, which is titled, Pro-life or Pro What? Rev.

A mixed bag

As you probably heard from the numerous articles and retrospectives dominating the national media last week, Oct. 17 marked the one-year anniversary of the legalization of cannabis.
Pumpkin Promises

Pumpkin Promises

Here comes the sun

We suspect a lot of people are going to be angry that the Town of Westlock is spending $1.2 million on solar panels. We’re also kind of waiting for the first person who will jump up and say “What about the roads?” Here’s an answer: “Pipe down.
Advance Poll

Advance Poll

Separatist sentiment surging

Kevin Berger – Leader Staff I’m going to make a bold prediction about the 2019 federal election on Oct. 21: the Liberal Party is going to secure at least a minority government.

The world's in good hands

As adults, we sometimes wonder what is going on with our youth. We wonder whether they are serious and committed enough to face the hard world they are going to inherit from us. Just like previous generations did about us.

Ultimate volunteers

Living in the country we sometimes take things for granted. Like being able to walk into a store and knowing the owner by his first name, or the fact that it takes mere minutes for most of us to get to work on our morning commute.