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Packed hall a welcome sight at Remembrance Day celebration in Whitecourt

Packed hall a welcome sight at Remembrance Day celebration in Whitecourt

  Freedom isn’t free. The abilities and freedoms you enjoy in your everyday life are the result of hard work and many sacrifices of those who came before you. The…

Amazing once-in-a-lifetime opportunity available to everyone, thanks to the Chamber

Amazing once-in-a-lifetime opportunity available to everyone, thanks to the Chamber

  The Whitecourt Chamber of Commerce is offering a unique opportunity to both Chamber members and non-members. How does an excursion to China sound to you?  Just imagine spending over…

Pins and Pine Needles, preparing for big quilt show in March

Pins and Pine Needles, preparing for big quilt show in March

  The Pins and Pine Needles Quilt Guild held its regular meeting on Thursday, November 9 at the Spruce View Lodge. “Our main topic right now is our Quilt Show…

École St. Joseph School celebrates grand opening

École St. Joseph School celebrates grand opening

  Three years ago, an official announcement was made by the Living Waters Catholic Regional Division and then MLA George Vanderburg that École St. Joseph School was to be replaced…

Westward Christmas Market gets the season started

Westward Christmas Market gets the season started

By Vicki Winger   Santa made a visit to Westward Christmas Market on Saturday, and families lined up to see him and get their pictures taken. The Market is in…

New non-profit in the works aims to give support to those suffering from mental illness and/or addiction

New non-profit in the works aims to give support to those suffering from mental illness and/or addiction

  “We all know someone or of someone who has somebody in his or her life that suffers from a mental illness and/or addiction. It’s so prominent out there and…

Art! Canvas! Action!

Art! Canvas! Action!

  A great event, merging some of the best ingredients ever for an evening out, was held at the Allan and Jean Millar Centre, and hosted by the Whitecourt and…

Pre-Christmas excitement

Pre-Christmas excitement

Whitecourt held its fourth annual Pre-Christmas Market over the past weekend at St. Mary School. Event organizer Sandy Fortin said it was another successful year. A total of 39 home-based…

Poppy Drive in full swing

Poppy Drive in full swing

  By Vicki Winger   The Cub Scouts, Girl Guides, Army Cadets, and Air Cadets sponsored by the Whitecourt Legion Branch #44 kicked off their Poppy Drive on Saturday, October…

Wild, victorious night for the Wolverines

Wild, victorious night for the Wolverines

  The Scott Safety Centre was rocking with a nice-sized crowd on Friday, October 27 as the Whitecourt Wolverines took on the Fort McMurray Oil Barons. The 717 fans in…

Another great year for the local Chamber of Commerce, packed gala and lots of winners

Another great year for the local Chamber of Commerce, packed gala and lots of winners

  The Whitecourt Chamber of Commerce held Small Business week from October 18 to 21 showcasing the many wonderful small businesses and organizations in the community. Different events and learning…

A magic act with a charitable twist

A magic act with a charitable twist

A magic show combined with a donation to a local charity made for a great match! On Thursday, October 19, VIP Productions brought an entertaining, family-friendly magic show to Westward…

Jason Scott entertained the crowd at the legion

Jason Scott entertained the crowd at the legion

The Whitecourt Royal Canadian Legion saw a sold-out crowd attend its “Diamond Forever” event, a tribute to Neil Diamond with Jason Scott. The entertainer has been touring the US as…

The Bump, Baby & Beyond Expo was bigger than ever this year!

The Bump, Baby & Beyond Expo was bigger than ever this year!

  The Bump, Baby & Beyond Expo was held at the Whitecourt Community Centre on October 14 and, after a strong first year in 2016, organizers were looking to continue…

Sticks on the pavement, Wolverines versus local kids

Sticks on the pavement, Wolverines versus local kids

  The Whitecourt Wolverines hit the streets on October 15 for their yearly Street Hockey Day sponsored by Booster Juice where local families are encouraged to invite the team over…

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