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Truck engulfed in flames following rural crash

Truck engulfed in flames following rural crash

A man was airlifted to Edmonton after a serious collision that resulted in a pickup truck bursting into flames last Wednesday. At around 3:30 p.m. on Aug. 22, two pickup trucks collided at the intersection of Township Road 610 and Range Road 23.
FOIP hearing explores issues surrounding information request

FOIP hearing explores issues surrounding information request

The Westlock News is one step closer to finding out what happened with former Pembina Hills school division Supt. Richard Harvey, but it could take months to find out for sure.
Viva Las Busby

Viva Las Busby

Busby’s sports grounds were rocking to the beat over the weekend as the Blue Suede Elvis tribute music festival took over the area.
New Clyde councillors sworn in Tuesday

New Clyde councillors sworn in Tuesday

The Village of Clyde's two newest councillors are ready to be sworn in and get to work. Nat Dvernichuk and Neil Olson were acclaimed as councillors on Aug.
Thefts keep RCMP busy in Clyde

Thefts keep RCMP busy in Clyde

Clyde has become a hotspot of activity lately, and not for the right reasons. In recent days, the village has seen a number of vehicles stolen, to the point where it seemed there was one stolen every day. While Westlock RCMP Staff Sgt.
Town meeting cancelled due to lack of councillors

Town meeting cancelled due to lack of councillors

For the first time since June 29, 2009, Westlock town council failed to meet quorum, resulting in last week's meeting being cancelled. At the scheduled Aug.
Down the home stretch!

Down the home stretch!

Huge crowds gathered for the Friday-night chariot and the chuckwagon races at the 98th annual Westlock & District Agricultural Fair, which ran last weekend. See this week's print edition of the Westlock News for more.
Spirit Centre mural unveiled

Spirit Centre mural unveiled

It’s hard not to be impressed with the mural in the Westlock Rotary Spirit Centre, which was unveiled before a crowd of more than 100 people last Friday afternoon.
No progress in Pembina Hills fraud investigation

No progress in Pembina Hills fraud investigation

It’s been 21 months since the Barrhead RCMP launched a fraud investigation into the expense accounts of a former employee with the Pembina Hills school division, and so far no resolution has been reached. The investigation was first started on Nov.
Rash of rural truck thefts

Rash of rural truck thefts

Westlock RCMP have had a busy week, with a rash of vehicle thefts and stolen vehicles recovered in Westlock County. Between July 27 and Aug. 10, eight vehicles were stolen from Westlock County properties south of Highway 18.
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