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Westlock News

Town still chasing unpaid ambulance bill

The Town of Westlock has been out of the ambulance business for more than two years, but Alberta Health Services still hasn’t paid the bill.

Kubinec picks Prentice for premier

Nominations for the Alberta Progressive Conservative Party Leadership don’t close until this Friday, but Barrhead-Morinville-Westlock MLA Maureen Kubinec has already declared her support.
TFWP moratorium to end in June

TFWP moratorium to end in June

A moratorium on Canada’s Temporary Foreign Worker Program will be lifted at the beginning of June, Westlock-St. Paul MP Brian Storseth says.

Vacancies not affecting service

There are several high-profile staffing vacancies within Westlock County, but it doesn’t seem to be having a net negative impact on the organization.

County’s general mill rate unchanged

Westlock County’s overall mill rate has not changed from 2013 to 2014, although residents can expect some changes to their tax bill based on assessment and other requisitions.
B.C. man killed in long-weekend crash

B.C. man killed in long-weekend crash

One British Columbia man is dead following a two-vehicle collision on Highway 44 at the Westlock County Industrial Park on May 17 at around 4:30 p.m. According to RCMP Cpl.

Fawcett and Jarvie will lose their schools

Pembina Hills school division trustees voted unanimously last Wednesday to close down Jarvie School and W.R.


The SING! choral group performed its seventh annual year-end concert May 9 at the Westlock United Church. Under the direction of Kerri-lee Kostiw, the 12-member choir performed songs from artists like the Dixie Chicks, Cyndi Lauper, Leona Lewis and Sting. Pictured on the violin during the event is Katya Kostiw.
Legacy Grants presented

Legacy Grants presented

Organizers of the Alberta 55 Plus Summer Games held in Westlock and Barrhead last summer have wrapped up the last of the loose ends.

CAO’s severance package being negotiated

Former Westlock County chief administrative officer Edward LeBlanc will be receiving a severance after his employment with the municipality ended last month. However, how much that severance remains unknown.