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“Take it or Leave it” addition to join the Residential Spring Cleanup Campaign to help promote repurposing

“Take it or Leave it” addition to join the Residential Spring Cleanup Campaign to help promote repurposing

Over the last 18 years, the Town of Whitecourt has been providing residents with a clean up opportunity in the spring called the Residential Spring Cleanup Campaign. Typically run in…

Council overviewed the 2019 Interim Budget during an empty public meeting on December 12

Council overviewed the 2019 Interim Budget during an empty public meeting on December 12

Whitecourt Town Council members sat with department heads for  over four hours on Wednesday, December 12 for a special mid-week evening meeting at council chambers to focus on the 2019…

Local safety company helps others in need

Local safety company helps others in need

The holiday season can be a tough time for many families. With the steady decline in the economy, more and more families rely on the Whitecourt Food Bank which puts…

Remembering Ryder and Radek

Remembering Ryder and Radek

One of the many reasons why the Ryder & Radek Memorial Game is such a beautiful sight to see is the vibrant green and blue paint that is splashed across…

Woodlands County celebrates grand opening

Woodlands County celebrates grand opening

By Vicki Winger Woodlands County held its ribbon cutting ceremony on December 12 to celebrate the grand opening of the new public works building located beside the county office. Deputy…

Teen Centre celebrates the holidays early

Teen Centre celebrates the holidays early

The teens at the Boys and Girls Club came together December 14 for an evening of games,cards, extreme tic tac toe, and a turkey feast. Alicia Smallwood, manager of the…

Woodlands County has new Interim Chief Administrative Officer

Woodlands County has new Interim Chief Administrative Officer

By Vicki Winger  With the former Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) of Woodlands County (Luc Mercier)moving on in his career to become the CAO for the MD of Bonnyville, Woodlands County…

Just because it’s yellow doesn’t mean its not serious

Just because it’s yellow doesn’t mean its not serious

The current political climate has resulted in many Canadian citizens feeling uneasy about the direction the country is headed. “Yellow Vest Protests”have popped up throughout Alberta over the last few…

WhitecourtChristmas Hamper needs your help

WhitecourtChristmas Hamper needs your help

The Whitecourt Christmas Hamper is looking to the community for more help this season. Bins are located at Boom 96.7, KalTire, Bugz & Beaners, the Royal Canadian Legion, Remax, AJMC,…

The beautiful sound of music

The beautiful sound of music

By Vicki Winger TheWhitecourt Cancer & Wellness Society held an ‘Evening of Music’, a freeevent at the United Church on December 6. Local musicians kept the audiencecaptivated with the wonderful…

Another fantastic Santa Claus Parade in downtown Whitecourt thanks to the Chamber of Commerce

Another fantastic Santa Claus Parade in downtown Whitecourt thanks to the Chamber of Commerce

  The Whitecourt & District Chamber of Commerce held its annual Santa Claus Parade in the downtown core on Friday, November 30. The mild evening was a big hit for…

Girls and Boys Senior Saints Volleyball teams from École St. Joseph School take silver at Zones

Girls and Boys Senior Saints Volleyball teams from École St. Joseph School take silver at Zones

  École St. Joseph School is celebrating following a double dose of silver from its two senior volleyball teams after they both placed second recently at the 2A Zone Championships.…

Economic Development Committee provides semi-annual report to council

Economic Development Committee provides semi-annual report to council

  During the Monday, November 26 regular meeting of council the Economic Development Committee presented its quarterly report which included updates on current projects, provincial and municipal statistics and initiatives…

Occupational Health and Safety and how it affects non-profit organizations

Occupational Health and Safety and how it affects non-profit organizations

  By Vicki Winger   Last Thursday, Whitecourt and Woodlands County, in partnership with the Government of Alberta, held an information session regarding Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) for non-profit…

Christmas is for kids, both young and young at heart

Christmas is for kids, both young and young at heart

  The Whitecourt and District Chamber of Commerce brought smiles and fun to downtown Whitecourt on Saturday, December 1 for its annual Christmas is for Kids event. Held over at…

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