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FOIP request filed

The ball is now rolling to gain insight into the Dec. 4 departure of former superintendent Egbert Stang from the Pembina Hills school division.
Third candidate in the mix for PC nomination

Third candidate in the mix for PC nomination

There are now three declared candidates to replace Ken Kowalski as the Progressive Conservative representative in Barrhead-Morinville-Westlock after Barrhead’s Tim Schultz threw his hat in the ring last week.

Fire guts garage

A fire destroyed this garage and shop on a property at the north end of Whissellville in the early morning hours of Saturday, Dec. 24. Westlock firefighters were called to the scene around 1 a.m. Later that morning, the aftermath of the blaze was apparent. The house appeared to be unaffected by the blaze. See next week's News for more.

Kubinec throws her hat in the ring

Westlock County Coun. Maureen Kubinec has announced her intention to seek the Progressive Conservative nomination for this riding.

New MLA will have big shoes to fill

The consensus amongst Westlock-area municipal leaders is in. Whoever replaces MLA Ken Kowalski will have “big shoes to fill.
Stang sheds no light on abrupt departure

Stang sheds no light on abrupt departure

Egbert Stang is done talking about his time as superintendent of the Pembina Hills school division.
Stang out as Pembina Hills' boss

Stang out as Pembina Hills' boss

Egbert Stang is no longer superintendent of the Pembina Hills school division. A four-sentence media release issued late Monday, Dec. 5, said Stang's last day with the division was Dec. 4. It did not say if Stang resigned or was terminated.
Beckett gets bail

Beckett gets bail

The man accused of murdering his wife, a teacher at Dapp school, was granted bail at a hearing last week in Kamloops, B.C. Glen Lucier, a clerk at the courthouse in Salmon Arm, B.C., confirmed last week that Peter Beckett appeared in B.C.
THE END OF AN ERA

THE END OF AN ERA

After 32 years representing constituents in and around the Westlock and Barrhead areas, MLA Ken Kowalski will not seek another term.
BREAKING NEWS: Egbert Stang out as Pembina Hills Supt.

BREAKING NEWS: Egbert Stang out as Pembina Hills Supt.

Egbert Stang is no longer superintendent of the Pembina Hills school division. A four-sentence media release issued late Monday, Dec. 5, said Stang's last day with the division was Sunday, Dec. 4. It did not say if Stang resigned, or was terminated.