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Legion interested in community hall

An end to the Westlock and District Community Hall saga may be in sight after members of the Westlock Legion proposed using the hall as their new headquarters.
Town needs an attitude adjustment, local builders say

Town needs an attitude adjustment, local builders say

The Town of Westlock needs an attitude adjustment, a group of local builders told council at the Feb. 28 meeting.

Cruising through the countryside

A snowmobiler waves hello as he sleds up to a crossing by Range Road 243 during the Clyde Snowmobile Rally on March 6. Right around 100 sledders entered this poker rally, which was organized by the Clyde Snowmobile Club. Starting out from the curling club, the riders travelled a 70-kilometre course.

Cardboard Conquerors

Kara Siegle, Melissa Sabourin, Delaney Miller and Emma Siegle cheer as they speed down the Tawatinaw Valley Ski Hill during the cardboard sled races on Family Day, Feb. 21.
Community hall seeks assistance to survive

Community hall seeks assistance to survive

The fate of the Westlock and District Community Hall continues to be an issue the hall’s board has wrestled with since its completion in 1991. Hall past-president Guy Gokiert and current president Michael McIntyre attended the Feb.
Horner featured at PC meeting

Horner featured at PC meeting

If all the other Progressive Conservative Party associations were like that of Barrhead-Morinville-Westlock, Albertans would have no reason to doubt the party’s ability to govern them, according to one candidate in the PC leadership race.

Wildrose leaders to make Westlock stop

Agricultural producers in the region will have the chance to have their voices heard on the issues facing the industry at a Wildrose Alliance sponsored meeting March 1 in Westlock.

Music man

Brenden Watamaniuk takes centre stage at the St. Mary School's concert Feb. 17 at the Cultural Arts Theatre. The evening featured performances by the stage band, intermediate band and the wind ensemble, and was a fundraiser for the department's May 2012 trip to New York for an international music festival.

Reservoir will displace wetlands

A raw-water storage site in Westlock County will destroy about 67 acres of wetlands, but that loss will be compensated for with the creation of at least 200 acres of new wetland within the same river basin.

PC constituency meeting slated for Feb. 25

The current president of Barrhead-Morinville-Westlock Progressive Conservative (PC) Constituency Association says he is uncertain of how the upcoming leadership race will impact their upcoming AGM on Friday, Feb. 25.