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Pembina Hills asks province for modulars

Pembina Hills asks province for modulars

Pembina Hills trustees passed a motion at their Nov. 12 meeting to ask the province for six modular classrooms for Dapp School and one at Busby School for the 2014-2015 school year.
Council salaries and expenses to be posted

Council salaries and expenses to be posted

Westlock County councillors’ salaries and expenses will be posted monthly to the municipality’s website beginning next year, but there will be no maximum expense claim. At the county’s Nov. 12 meeting, Coun.
Fire destroys Vimy trailer

Fire destroys Vimy trailer

A fire in a Vimy trailer park destroyed one home and damaged at least one more last Friday afternoon, causing at least one resident to raise concerns about the community’s fire hydrants.
PAYING TRIBUTE

PAYING TRIBUTE

Cinnamon Forstey (left) and Mackenzie St. Louis carry the wreaths to lay at the cenotaph during R.F. Staples' Remembrance Day ceremony on Nov. 7. For more on local school Remembrance Day ceremonies turn to Page 5 of this week's print edition of the Westlock News.
John's Jewellers thief headed to jail

John's Jewellers thief headed to jail

One half of the duo that broke into John’s Jewellers in downtown Westlock early on Oct. 25 will be spending the next 16 months in jail. Jesse R. Charbonneau, 23, appeared in Westlock Provincial Court Oct.
Culture minister tours Westlock

Culture minister tours Westlock

Westlock played host to a high profile guest last week when Alberta’s culture minister Heather Kilmchuk came for a visit. Klimchuk was in town on Nov.
Edmonton man files FOIP complaint against PHRD

Edmonton man files FOIP complaint against PHRD

An Edmonton man has filed a complaint with the Alberta Information and Privacy Commissioner against the Pembina Hills school division alleging improper disclosure of his personal information.
Pembina Hills posts modest enrolment jump

Pembina Hills posts modest enrolment jump

Combating a trend that has plagued the division over the past decade, Kindergarten to Grade 12 enrolment has increased by 71 students throughout the Pembina Hills school division.
Teenage arsonist sentenced to probation

Teenage arsonist sentenced to probation

One of the three teenagers who burned down the house at the corner of 100 Avenue and 104 Street in Westlock on April 23, 2013 will spend the next few years under a strict probation order.
Massey in as new reeve

Massey in as new reeve

Westlock County councillors chose one of their new members, Bud Massey, to serve as the new reeve of the municipality at an organizational meeting on Oct. 29. Massey, who defeated incumbent Charles Navratil to win the Div. 4 seat in the Oct.
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