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No election needed in Clyde

No election needed in Clyde

Instead of plastering posters and banners, or shaking hands, politicians in the Village of Clyde remained silent until Nomination Day. On Sept.
Amalgamation study grant will be sought

Amalgamation study grant will be sought

Following a joint services committee meeting, the town, county and Village of Clyde have approved the next step in the potential amalgamation of the three municipalities. On Sept.
New CAO ready to lead municipality

New CAO ready to lead municipality

In the midst of a municipal election, a new town manager has started work at the Town of Westlock. Newly hired chief administrative officer Dean Krause began work on Sept. 16. “Right now it’s just about learning the town and the issues,” Krause said.
Legion lounge floods again

Legion lounge floods again

Exactly 51 weeks later, the Westlock Legion lounge has been flooded. On Sept. 17, water was found in the women’s washroom in the basement of the Legion building, said branch manager Avril Campbell.
Who's running for office in Westlock

Who's running for office in Westlock

Nominations for the Oct. 21 municipal and school board elections closed at noon on Sept. 23. Although candidates have until noon on Sept.
Three-vehicle accident closes Highway 18

Three-vehicle accident closes Highway 18

One woman was taken to hospital with serious injuries following a three-vehicle collision that shut down a stretch of Highway 18 east of Westlock for several hours on Sept. 14. Westlock RCMP Cpl.
Long-time FCSS boss gets pink slip

Long-time FCSS boss gets pink slip

Westlock Family and Community Support Services executive director Jayme Baxter has been fired. Baxter was terminated from her position on Monday, Sept. 9.
And then there were three

And then there were three

Westlock’s longest-serving current town councillor is taking a run at the mayor’s chair. Marjorie Sterling Miller, 68, has been a Westlock town councillor since first being elected in 1998.
Clyde-area home destroyed

Clyde-area home destroyed

No one was injured when a home burned down southeast of Clyde in the afternoon of Sept. 5.
Accountant enters town council race

Accountant enters town council race

Accountant John Shoemaker’s concerns about the growing population and the possibilities of increasing taxes in Westlock have prompted him to leap into municipal politics.
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