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Police catch alleged ATV thieves

A rash of vehicle thefts in Westlock County may have come to an end with the recent recovery of a large amount of stolen property and the arrest of five people believed to have been involved in the thefts.
Town communicates snow removal policy

Town communicates snow removal policy

Clearing the streets of snow can be a touchy subject for many municipalities, and residents are often left with the impression not enough is being done.

Local couple targeted by job scam

A Westlock couple are feeling frustrated and worried about the possibility of identity theft after falling prey to an employment scam advertised through the local paper.

Welcome to the world!

Kora Jane Blair, less then one day old in this picture, made her first appearance in Westlock, or anywhere, Jan. 1 at 4:47 p.m. Weighing in at six pounds, 14 ounces, she is the first baby for parents Khris and Leah Blair of Colinton.

W.R. Frose safe from further cuts

After the Grade 9 class was removed from W.R. Frose school in Fawcett effective September 2010, there have been no attempts to bring it back to the school, nor are there plans to further reduce the school’s class offerings.
Fire destroys garage, vehicles

Fire destroys garage, vehicles

An early afternoon fire on a rural property about 10 kilometres southeast of Westlock destroyed a garage and three vehicles last Thursday, but fortunately nobody was injured.
Westlock group makes time for the needy

Westlock group makes time for the needy

While it is often nice to receive greeting cards for Christmas, birthdays, graduations or virtually any other special event, one is often left with the dilemma of what to do with the cards once the event is finished.

Christmas morning fire destroys garage

Fifteen volunteer firefighters from the Busby and Pickardville departments left presents halfway opened Christmas morning and responded to a fire in a garage near Busby.

Christmas Angels

Students from Busby School performed their annual Christmas concert at the community hall last Monday, Dec. 20. Here, Grade 1 students Kasyn Pipke (left), Brooke Morgan and Kadin Chamzuk perform the song Chatter with the Angels.

School bus ends up in ditch

A Pembina Hills school division bus ended up in a ditch along Highway 651 on Monday morning, delaying the school day for many children for nearly an hour.