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Elderly Smith man faces charge of impaired driving causing death

Elderly Smith man faces charge of impaired driving causing death

Woman found dead in ditch following Dec. 27 accident in the tiny hamlet northwest of Athabasca
Westlock-area municipalities apply for $200K ACP grant

Westlock-area municipalities apply for $200K ACP grant

Money will be used by water commission to get a better understanding of “their assets and better plan for upgrades”
Tawatinaw Valley Ski Hill is open for the season

Tawatinaw Valley Ski Hill is open for the season

Extreme cold closed the hill Dec. 22-23, but it re-opened Dec. 26
New remuneration policy for mayor and council passes

New remuneration policy for mayor and council passes

Although their honorariums won’t rise in 2023, per diems for Town of Westlock politicians will jump and they may get a cost-of-living bump following passage of the budget
Westlock County stands beside Athabasca County on AU convocation debate

Westlock County stands beside Athabasca County on AU convocation debate

Municipality authors letter of support following announcement that convocation will move to Edmonton in 2023
Westlock-area students' Letters to Santa

Westlock-area students' Letters to Santa

Westlock Elementary School Letters to Santa - Grade 3K
Westlock-area students' Letters to Santa

Westlock-area students' Letters to Santa

Westlock Elementary School Letters to Santa - Grade 3A
Westlock-area students' Letters to Santa

Westlock-area students' Letters to Santa

Westlock Elementary School Letters to Santa - Grade 2P
Westlock-area students' Letters to Santa

Westlock-area students' Letters to Santa

Pembina North Community School Letters to Santa - PN-Prep (Preschool) Class
Westlock-area students' Letters to Santa

Westlock-area students' Letters to Santa

Every December the Westlock News asks area schools to submit the letters their students write to Santa — this year the letters appeared in the Dec. 13 and 20 print editions. Here’s a sampling of what they wrote.