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Pool could reopen in December

Pool could reopen in December

Westlock’s pool could reopen to the public within four or five weeks, if all goes according to plan, and the fix should last until the end of the pool’s lifespan. Town council passed a motion at its Oct.

Wiese responds to recall talk

Westlock County Coun. Jim Wiese has said whether a petition is considered legal or not, he will honour the wishes of residents of his division. He made the announcement at the Oct.
Hundreds rally around McNamara family

Hundreds rally around McNamara family

Hundreds of Westlock residents came out to show their support for a local family that’s dealing with a rare medical condition. A fundraiser for Lance McNamara’s future medical needs was held at Memorial Hall last Saturday, Oct.
Council questions NorQuest rent subsidies

Council questions NorQuest rent subsidies

Westlock town council has concerns about what value NorQuest College is bringing to the community and may look to end rental subsidies for the organization. Councillors invited representatives from NorQuest College to make a presentation their Oct.
MP in Centre Block during shooting

MP in Centre Block during shooting

Westlock-St. Paul MP Brian Storseth is urging his constituents not to lose sight of our country’s values in the wake of the recent shootings on Parliament Hill.
Province to consider lights at UFA corner

Province to consider lights at UFA corner

Westlock residents hoping for a set of traffic lights at the corner of 108 Avenue and Highway 18 may soon get their wish, but it remains unclear how they will be paid for.

Former reeve mulls petition

Many county residents have been privately grumbling about the direction the current council is taking, but now one residents is putting a face to those complaints.
LRB to consider CUPE complaint

LRB to consider CUPE complaint

Westlock County has suspended its three-month severance offer to employees. CAO Peter Kelly, in an Oct.

On target!

Natalie and Mason Clarkson try their hand at putting out small fires with water pistols during the Fire Prevention Week open house last Thursday evening. See more in this week's print and e-editions of the Westlock News.

Clyde trending to viability, report says

The Village of Clyde is in reasonably good shape, according to a report issued by the Viability Review Team last week.