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Debra Kasowski returns with another brilliant seminar

Debra Kasowski returns with another brilliant seminar

  By Vicki Winger   Debra Kasowski was in Whitecourt again on September 12, 13, and 14. The world-renowned certified business strategist, speaker, trainer, executive coach, and author held a…

New fees are in place for user groups at the Scott Safety Centre and the sports fields in Whitecourt

New fees are in place for user groups at the Scott Safety Centre and the sports fields in Whitecourt

  Every two years the Community Services Board reviews the rates charged at both the local sports fields and the Scott Safety Centre. The thorough review looks at surrounding communities…

The Cats are off to a strong season

The Cats are off to a strong season

  By Vicki Winger   The Whitecourt Cats Football team held its first home game at Graham Acres on September 14 against the High Prairie Renegades. Temperatures hovering near freezing…

Mountain Pine Beetle continues to rear its ugly head

    A growing concern within the area continues to inch its way closer. The Mountain Pine Beetle (MPB) is a naturally occurring insect of the Rocky Mountain ecosystem and,…

Celebrating logging and its impact on the region at Alberta’s only logging-themed festival

Celebrating logging and its impact on the region at Alberta’s only logging-themed festival

  The 2018 Blue Ridge Logging Days were held from September 7 through September 9 and were a fun weekend event for all ages. This year the festivities were moved…

Turning raw soapstone from dull to colourful in under two hours

Turning raw soapstone from dull to colourful in under two hours

  The Whitecourt & District Public Library offers a large variety of different programs for children of all ages, but also provides opportunities for adults. On Saturday, September 8 a…

A great way to celebrate 10 years of the AJMC

A great way to celebrate 10 years of the AJMC

From September 4 to 7 the Allan & Jean Millar Centre celebrated its members and 10th birthday in grand style. Pick Your Fit Week gives everyone the opportunity to try…

Viersen calls for emergency Indigenous Affairs Committee Meeting to discuss Trans Mountain

                    This week, Peace River – Westlock MP Arnold Viersen joined his Conservative and NDP colleagues on the Indigenous & Northern Affairs Committee to call for an emergency…

Residents invited to public information session hosted by Tamarack Health Advisory Council

    Local and area residents are invited to attend a public information session on Saturday, September 22. This is an opportunity for participants to learn more about Addiction and…

Citizens are taking back the streets and clamping down on crime in Whitecourt

Citizens are taking back the streets and clamping down on crime in Whitecourt

  Many residents in the community have been personally affected by property crime whether through theft, graffiti, or damage to personal property such as to vehicles or their homes. Last…

School’s in and drivers need to follow the law or pay big fines

School’s in and drivers need to follow the law or pay big fines

  Summer break is officially over. With a new school year comes a bit of chaos especially in the first couple of weeks as parents, teachers, and students get back…

Pumpjack Players votes in a new board at its annual general meeting

Pumpjack Players votes in a new board at its annual general meeting

  For more than 30 years, Pumpjack Players has been bringing live theatre to Whitecourt. On Thursday, August 30, the group met up for its annual general meeting at the…

Downtown parking was a big topic during last week’s Municipal Planning Commission meeting

Downtown parking was a big topic during last week’s Municipal Planning Commission meeting

  The discussion heavily revolved around parking during the Thursday, August 30 Municipal Planning Commission regular meeting held at the town office. Two new downtown businesses were seeking variances for…

Cats kick off the season with a win

Cats kick off the season with a win

  By Vicki Winger   Football season has kicked off, and the Whitecourt Cats are back on the field. “It’s great to see the veteran players come back as well…

Evening Arts in the Park event wraps up the summer with lots of great music

Evening Arts in the Park event wraps up the summer with lots of great music

  The third and final installment of this summer’s Arts in the Park at Rotary Park was held on Thursday, August 23. Though the forecast called for rain it, thankfully,…

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