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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.
Scare Candidate

Scare Candidate

Honouring our firefighters

This week we celebrate Fire Prevention Week. OK, perhaps celebrate isn’t the right word. The purpose of Fire Prevention Week is more like a kick in the butt reminding us to take proper precautions to prevent fires.

Price of policing

Back when the NDP were still in control of the government, they had allocated $10 million towards hiring 39 more RCMP officers and creating 40 civilian positions within a policing support centre, along with $2 million for more Crown prosecutors.

Making a difference

We always encourage citizens to get involved in their community at a grassroots level, so taking part in the Stop Crime Forum coming up Oct. 3 at Outriders is a no-brainer.

AHS working on filling vacant doctor positions

Dear Editor, It is our goal to ensure that all residents have access to the healthcare services they require in an appropriate and sustainable manner.