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Seven more businesses hit

Seven more businesses hit

A spree of break-ins last week has left many business owners with shattered windows to clean up and a lot of frustration to go with it.
Four businesses hit by thieves

Four businesses hit by thieves

A handful of local businesses were hit by thieves last week, who broke in and stole cash during a spree of early-morning break and enters. The businesses affected by the Sept.
Clyde must sign up to sign out

Clyde must sign up to sign out

Signing out materials from the Westlock Library could soon get a lot harder for Clyde residents.
Tim Horton's and Highway 18 lights discussed at meeting between town and province

Tim Horton's and Highway 18 lights discussed at meeting between town and province

A meeting between Westlock’s administration and Alberta Transportation representatives last week was a productive one, CAO Darrell Garceau says. Progress was made on two fronts.
Highway 18 head-on crash claims two

Highway 18 head-on crash claims two

Two Westlock-area residents died Tuesday afternoon as a result of a head-on collision on Highway 18 near Clyde.
Downtown revitalization still on town's agenda

Downtown revitalization still on town's agenda

Revitalization of Westlock’s downtown core is still on the agenda and a three-dimensional digital model of the proposed changes will soon be available.

Cyclist hit by truck

An area woman is in hospital with serious injuries after being hit by a pickup truck during an early-morning bicycle ride. The collision occurred at approximately 7:45 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 14 on Sunniebend Road, just west of Range Road 11.

Tragedy on area highways

A head-on collision between a cube van and a mini van on Highway 18 near the weigh scales east of Westlock last Tuesday afternoon left two area residents dead.

Shaking baby leads to jail

A Westlock-area man will spend six months behind bars and another 24 months on probation for shaking his four-month-old daughter in 2009 and causing serious injuries to the child.
Fire damage over $500,000

Fire damage over $500,000

After fire ripped through a strip mall in Westlock’s west end earlier this month, causing over half a million dollars in damages, business owners were faced with the decision to rebuild or cut their losses.