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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.

Email
gblais@westlock.greatwest.ca

Recent Work by George

Tax payment plan denied

Tax payment plan denied

Company owes Westlock County “under $400,000”
Westlock-area municipalities to discuss Indigenous event

Westlock-area municipalities to discuss Indigenous event

Westlock County councillors stop short of issuing Treaty 6 land acknowledgement
Red Lions edged by St. Albert Cardinals

Red Lions edged by St. Albert Cardinals

Club looks to rebound at home May 24 versus the Barrhead Orioles
Bevy of charges leads to 475-day jail sentence for Westlock man

Bevy of charges leads to 475-day jail sentence for Westlock man

Darcy Allan Kandt, 31, released from Edmonton Remand Centre
GRO funding request denied

GRO funding request denied

Westlock County councillors say organization can apply for funds via its community grant program
Edmonton man pleads guilty to six-year-old drunk driving charge

Edmonton man pleads guilty to six-year-old drunk driving charge

Sheldon Jeremy Kozowy, 46, nearly caused head-on crash near Pibroch
Westlock County and CUPE ink three-year agreement

Westlock County and CUPE ink three-year agreement

No wage increases for 2021, followed by 1.5 per cent hikes in 2022 and 2023
Red Lions roar to open 2022

Red Lions roar to open 2022

Club downs Fort Saskatchewan and Parkland to start NCABL season 2-0
Westlock County interviews first CAO candidates

Westlock County interviews first CAO candidates

One former county CAO hired in Beaver County, while another gets the pink slip in PEI
Westlock County councillors approve zero per cent tax increase

Westlock County councillors approve zero per cent tax increase

Municipality also moving $451,118 into reserves; ratepayers will probably see a small jump on their tax bills due to assessment increases