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Kubinec crowned constituency champ

Kubinec crowned constituency champ

Westlock County Coun. Maureen Kubinec will replace Ken Kowalski as Progressive Conservative (PC) nominee for the Barrhead-Morinville-Westlock riding. There were 1,233 ballots cast throughout the constituency Saturday, Jan.
School bus service cancelled due to cold

School bus service cancelled due to cold

Kids got a short reprieve from school last week after bitterly-cold temperatures forced the Pembina Hills school division to cancel bus service.
Candidates talked money, healthcare at forum

Candidates talked money, healthcare at forum

Five candidates vying for the Progressive Conservative nomination in Barrhead-Morinville-Westlock took questions at a riding association forum last week, leading up to the Jan. 28 election.
Pembina Hills chairman passes away

Pembina Hills chairman passes away

Coworkers and friends of Pembina Hills school division board chair Doug Fleming shared kind words as they reflected on the death of the long-time education advocate. Fleming died suddenly on Jan.
Albertans cry out to 'repeal the bills'

Albertans cry out to 'repeal the bills'

About 70 Albertans turned out on Tuesday night to reveal their concerns over a “fundamental problem with how democracy is being practiced in Alberta right now” and to call on a group of MLAs to repeal certain bills infringing on property rights.
Pembina Hills chairman passes

Pembina Hills chairman passes

Pembina Hills school division chairman Doug Fleming died yesterday. Fleming had been absent from school board meetings for several weeks for medical reasons, but recently returned. On Jan. 16, the division's acting Supt.

County taxes to increase

County ratepayers will see a four per cent increase on their tax levy this year, after county council passed the 2012 operating and capital budgets at its Jan. 10 meeting.
Search for wanted man continues

Search for wanted man continues

A man wanted on numerous outstanding warrants evaded RCMP, who surrounded an Eastglen residence for an hour and a half Wednesday afternoon in hopes of apprehending him. All on-duty officers were called to the residence around 1 p.m.

PC associations under scrutiny

Progressive Conservative constituency associations throughout the province are on edge after a statement last week revealed 10 are under investigation for accepting prohibited donations.
Morinville mayor enters riding race

Morinville mayor enters riding race

Morinville mayor Lloyd Bertschi is the fifth and latest candidate to announce he will run for the Progressive Conservative party nomination in Barrhead-Morinville-Westlock.