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George Blais

George Blais

George Blais is the publisher of the Westlock News. He started as a sports reporter in Westlock in 1994 and made stops in Barrhead, Athabasca and Lac La Biche before returning to Westlock in 2003.

Recent Work by George

Westlock RCMP lay single impaired driving charge over Christmas

Westlock RCMP lay single impaired driving charge over Christmas

But members busy overall Dec. 24 to Jan. 3 handing out close to 160 tickets
Westlock Curling Club calls it a season

Westlock Curling Club calls it a season

Extension of provincial lockdown ended club’s hopes for play
Photograph, skis and snowshoes showcase Tawatinaw’s past

Photograph, skis and snowshoes showcase Tawatinaw’s past

Formal ceremony to unveil items planned for fall 2021
Residents encouraged to report crime via online tool

Residents encouraged to report crime via online tool

Uptake slow locally, says Westlock RCMP Staff Sgt.
Tawatinaw aims for break-even year

Tawatinaw aims for break-even year

Facility opened for the season Dec. 18
WGC clubhouse renos underway

WGC clubhouse renos underway

Work should be done in time for the start of the golf season
Improved relations with county highlights 2020 for mayor

Improved relations with county highlights 2020 for mayor

Ralph Leriger says he’s still undecided on whether he’ll run again in 2021
Admin will present plan for 24-hour weight room access at the pool

Admin will present plan for 24-hour weight room access at the pool

Presentation slated for early 2021
Westlock will be ready to open rec facilities when COVID-19 order lifted

Westlock will be ready to open rec facilities when COVID-19 order lifted

But the status of the Rotary Spirit Centre remains up in the air if user groups don’t come back
Town of Westlock eyes changes to manufactured homes taxation

Town of Westlock eyes changes to manufactured homes taxation

Admin would like to see park owners collect all the taxes