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Winter storm paralyzes Westlock

Winter storm paralyzes Westlock

That snowstorm that Environment Canada said dropped over 12 centimetres of snow on the Westlock area last Tuesday and Wednesday, paralyzing the streets and frustrating residents, also did a number on the Town of Westlock’s snow removal program.

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114 days for repeat drunk driver

A man from the Alexander First Nation will spend the next 118 days in jail for an impaired driving charge that dates back two years. Craig Vernon Paul, 37, was sentenced for driving with a blood alcohol level over .

No word from PHRD superintendent

Rumours abound about Pembina Hills Regional Division Supt. Richard Harvey, but board members are saying very little about his leave of absence. Clayton Jespersen, who will continue to act as board chair until the Oct.
Movie Clips

Movie Clips

What makes for the ultimate road trip? Hitchhiking, truck stops, angry bears, prickly porcupines and a golfing goose with a duck caddy.

Twenty years of harmony

Every hobby band wants to get to the point where bar owners are calling them. But with fewer venues hosting live gigs, it's an extremely competitive field.

Local Spotlight

Once again the concert season spins into high gear as Pro Coro Canada celebrates its 30th season with Gala Opening Concert: Spectacular A Cappella this Sunday, Oct. 3 at MacDougall United Church.

Library unveils new search system

The St. Albert Public Library is getting set to celebrate its annual Patron Appreciation Day on Monday and it has a few special treats for the party.

Campaign aims to spread birthday cheer

No cake, no candles. That’s the reality faced by many children in the community whose parents can’t afford to host even a modest birthday party. That’s also the objective to overcome for a young St. Albert resident and long-time Girl Guide.

2010 Year in Review

It was quite the year here in Westlock, with the town experiencing ups and downs like all other communities. There was victory to be celebrated, defeat to suffer, with just a little bit of controversy to spice things up.