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Tina Turner tribute at the Whitecourt Royal Canadian Legion

Tina Turner tribute at the Whitecourt Royal Canadian Legion

Simply the Best, Proud Mary, What’s Love Got to do With It, and Let’s Stay Together are all big hits from the one and only, Tina Turner. Thanks to an immensely talented lady by the name of Luisa Marshall, these tunes and more from Turner’s catalogue rocked the Whitecourt Royal Canadian Legion on Friday, April […]

Hopping through the snow with the Easter Bunny and a basket of colourful eggs

Hopping through the snow with the Easter Bunny and a basket of colourful eggs

The Boys & Girls Club held its annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 15 at Rotary Park. This is year 15 for the event which always brings out a huge group of kids eagerly awaiting the firetruck horn start signal. This year it wasn’t as big a crowd but the weather definitely played a […]

Adult Learning is looking for volunteers

  By Laura Bohnert Are you looking for a way to give back to the community? How about getting involved in adult literacy? Adult Learning is looking for tutors to help make adult literacy accessible for everyone. “Whitecourt/Lac Ste. Anne Adult Learning helps adults with their skills (such as reading, writing, numeracy, basic computer skills, […]

The 2017 Budget has been approved

  By Laura Bohnert The final 2017 Budget was approved by Whitecourt Town Council on April 10, 2017. What does this mean for residents and business owners moving forward in the fiscal year? The 2017 Budget is valued at just over $55.1 million. The amount required to balance the Budget is $319,253—an amount that translates […]

Whitecourt to have second annual Children’s Festival

  By Reed Clements   Whitecourt’s second annual Children’s Festival is set to take place on Friday, May 26th and Saturday, May 27th this year.   The Festival will provide numerous performances and other activities perfect for children aged 12 and under.   The event will take place in the Whitecourt Scott Safety Centre and […]

Should you run for Council during the municipal election?

  By Laura Bohnert The 2017 Budget has been approved, and that can only mean one thing: it’s time to start listening to the rants of those dissenting folk who rail on about how they could do a much better job if they were in office. All fulminations aside, though, it isn’t such a far-fetched […]

St. Mary School’s Rainbow World

St. Mary School’s Rainbow World

The students of St. Mary School held their annual Spring Concert on April 4 and 5 continuing a tradition that has been happening for the past 11 years under the tutelage of music teacher Maureen Ulliac. Themed, It’s a Rainbow World, the show featured lots of colours from the costumes to the songs. The concert […]

Historic milestone, Whitecourt Wolverines officially the Kings of the North

Historic milestone, Whitecourt Wolverines officially the Kings of the North

Franchise history has been made! The Whitecourt Wolverines wrapped up their hard-fought series against the Fort McMurray Oil Barons on Sunday, April 9 at the Scott Safety Centre. After winning game five in Fort McMurray on Friday, April 7 emotions were high as they came home for game six with skyscraper-high hopes that they could […]

Are you ready to Run 4 Fun?

  By Laura Bohnert It’s time to register—and start training—for this year’s Run 4 Fun marathon! “The Town of Whitecourt has adopted the Run 4 Fun as a spinoff from the Fallen 4 Marathon that was previously hosted by the Fallen 4 Marathon Society,” explains Jolene Rarick, fitness coordinator and race director. “The Run 4 […]

Students invited to tell their story in Catholic School video contest

  By Reed Clements   The Alberta Catholic School Trustees’ Association is holding their third contest, calling for students to submit videos about how Catholic education has shaped their lives for the better.   The God’s Riches Alive in Catholic Education, or “G.R.A.C.E.”, contest is for students between the ages of 12 and 19 from […]

Hilltop High’s senior class dines alongside Whitecourt’s senior citizens as part of long-standing tradition

Hilltop High’s senior class dines alongside Whitecourt’s senior citizens as part of long-standing tradition

Many years ago, 27 to be exact, an idea was thought of that would bring the graduating class at Hilltop High School on the cusp of entering adulthood together with the senior citizens of the community. A dinner was planned and fun was had. Every year since, the same dinner has taken place bringing together […]

Minister Carlier visits Whitecourt, takes part in Forestry Career Day, new regulations announced

Minister Carlier visits Whitecourt, takes part in Forestry Career Day, new regulations announced

Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Oneil Carlier was in Whitecourt for a couple of days last week to announce regulation changes to the Forest and Prairie Protection Act. On Thursday, March 30, Carlier joined Hilltop High School students at the Allan & Jean Millar Centre for a Forestry Career Day event which featured numerous different […]

The Wolverines are looking to take down another series

The Wolverines are looking to take down another series

The Whitecourt Wolverines had one heck of a week! They started it on a high note, beating the Spruce Grove Saints (pictured) in a stressful game seven, at home, in front of their fans on Tuesday, March 28 winning 4-1. The boys took a moment to cheer the victory and then turned their focus towards […]

What is it like to be a mayor for a day?

What is it like to be a mayor for a day?

Two new faces joined the Whitecourt Town Council meeting on Monday, March 27. Grade six student Ashleigh Phaneu (St. Joseph School) and grade 11 student Darnell Jendrick (Hilltop High School) were selected to take part in the Mayor for a Day program which had them shadowing Mayor Chichak from morning to night. “I liked learning […]

Whitecourt Wado Kai Karate Club Tournament held on April 1

Whitecourt Wado Kai Karate Club Tournament held on April 1

The Whitecourt Wado Kai Karate Club held a tournament at the Allan & Jean Millar Centre on Saturday, April 1. With 42 black belts and over 200 competitors from across Canada, the event was not only exciting to take part it, but also to watch. “It’s an open event for our Shintani organization so anyone […]

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