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Expansion almost done

Expansion almost done

The official word is now that Aug. 14 will be the move-in day for prospective residents of the Pembina Lodge expansion, and the will by all measures have an impressive facility to move in to.
Westlock Foundation faces $3 million deficit

Westlock Foundation faces $3 million deficit

Changes to the final form of the Pembina Lodge expansion, as well as a delay in the completion date, have led to the Westlock Foundation needing $3 million in loans. At the July 31 Westlock County meeting, Coun.
Village gets new councillors

Village gets new councillors

Clyde residents won’t have to go to the polls this month after all. Village returning officer Annette Schwab declared an election by acclamation just after noon on Aug.
TIMBER!

TIMBER!

On Monday evening, the strong winds that hit Westlock upended this poplar on Gertrude Forbes' property along Highway 18 near the Spirit Centre. The tree came down, crushing her daughter's car and knocking out her power. Neighbours, firefighters, town workers and Fortis all converged on the scene to make sure everything was OK. For more see Page 7 of Tuesday's print edition of the Westlock News.
ATV crash claims senior

ATV crash claims senior

A Westlock County man is dead after being thrown from an ATV as it was being towed behind a pickup truck last week.
Charge laid following Clyde corner crash

Charge laid following Clyde corner crash

Police have charged a man with failing to proceed safely through a stop sign following a two-vehicle collision at the Clyde corner late Friday morning that restricted traffic for nearly half an hour. RCMP say that at around 11:20 a.m.
Service restrictions for Clyde library users begin Aug. 1

Service restrictions for Clyde library users begin Aug. 1

Effective Wednesday, Aug. 1, Clyde residents will no longer have access to the provincial library system.
Clyde dissolution petition accepted

Clyde dissolution petition accepted

The petition from Clyde residents calling for a dissolution study in the village has been found to be sufficient, and the process has begun.
Peat burning ban discussions should have been public: reeve

Peat burning ban discussions should have been public: reeve

A discussion about a peat-burning ban at the June 26 county council meeting should not have been held in camera, reeve Charles Navratil said. Newly elected Coun.
Landowners organize to oppose peat burning ban

Landowners organize to oppose peat burning ban

The impending peat-burning ban in Westlock County has inspired dozens of landowners to come together to push for their rights.
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