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Tories win 12th majority

Despite early opinion polls pointing to a win for the Wildrose Alliance, the Progressive Conservatives pulled out to yet another overwhelming majority victory in the 2012 provincial general election on Monday.
Johnson rolls in Athabasca

Johnson rolls in Athabasca

Incumbent Progressive Conservative candidate Jeff Johnson was returned the Alberta Legislature Monday night, turning back the challenge of Wildrose opponent Travis Olson. At 12:30 p.m.
Kubinec wins by a nose

Kubinec wins by a nose

It was too close to call for nearly three hours after the polls closed Monday night, but in the end Progressive Conservative candidate Maureen Kubinec won by a slim margin.

JUST DANCE!

Eight-year-old Kelsey Lundstrom from Mayerthorpe performed the splits on Saturday, April 14 as part of her solo jazz routine at the Just Dance Festival held at the Westlock Cultural Arts Theatre. Lundstrom was one of 900 dancers that performed throughout the two-day event in various musical genres that included hip hop, jazz, tap, ballet, and lyrical.

Candidates square off in Legal

There was a lot of agreement mixed with repeated calls for change at a candidate forum in Legal for the Barrhead-Morinville-Westlock riding Tuesday night.
Interest high for Barrhead forum

Interest high for Barrhead forum

Voters had the opportunity to hear what the five candidates running in Barrhead-Morinville-Westlock constituency had to say at a candidate forum April 11 in Barrhead.

Summer Games gets manager

The volunteers who are working to organize the 2013 Alberta 55 Plus Summer Games will soon get a helping hand from Thorhild’s Marcie Mazurenko.

Federal budget good for Westlock, MP says

The 2012 federal budget reflects what Westlock and area residents are looking for, MP Brian Storseth said last week.
Winter returns for April encore

Winter returns for April encore

Westlock residents had a double dose of winter last week.
Asbestos found in Jubilee Arena

Asbestos found in Jubilee Arena

Saying goodbye to the Jubilee Arena may be easier said than done as a hazardous material discovered within the structure has postponed its spring date with the wrecking ball.