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Dynamic duo

Montreal's Janelle Fung and Phillip Chiu, known as the Fung-Chiu Duo, impressed the crowd at the Cultural Arts Theatre last Friday night with a mixture of their favourite classical music and some of their original creations.

Challenging year for the Village of Clyde

It has been a mixed bag this year for the Village of Clyde, but mayor Doug Nyal has a positive outlook on the year past and the one ahead. Yet one big event overshadowed all others in terms of community pride in 2014.

Holidays quiet for cops

The Westlock RCMP, including Traffic Services officers, were kept busy on New Year’s Eve with nine checkstops that checked approximately 320 vehicles. Cpl.

County petition deadline extended

A Westlock County resident hoping for an inquiry from Alberta Municipal Affairs has now set a petition end date of Jan. 29 after failing to get enough signatures in the initial 60-day period.

Eye on the button

Jack Nider releases a rock during Saturday afternoon action at the Town & Country Bonspiel. Nider's team was among 28 rinks taking part in the four-day event.

First flight

Noah Musterer, 19, landed a 360 off one of the jumps at the Tawatinaw Valley Ski Hill last Sunday afternoon. There were about 100 people out at the hill, which opened for the season on Dec. 26.
County pulls fire equipment out of Clyde

County pulls fire equipment out of Clyde

A disagreement between Westlock County and the Village of Clyde has left Clyde-area residents with one less fire protection vehicle as of the evening of Dec. 23. County CAO Peter Kelly sent a letter to the Village Dec.

Clyde fire department upset with county decision

A disagreement between the Village of Clyde and Westlock County has left residents of both communities with one fewer fire apparatus and potentially decreased fire protective services.

Town will require $100 licences for most businesses

Most businesses in Westlock will soon be required to help fund economic development with annual $100 business licences beginning next year. Town council passed two business-licensing bylaws at its Dec.

Petition more than halfway to 1,600 signatures

A petition calling for a provincial inquiry into Westlock County council and administration’s activities is still short of the necessary 1,600 signatures, its proponent says.