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7 hrs ago | The Whitecourt Star

Whitecourt Library receives grant

Mayor Maryann Chichak dropped by the Whitecourt Public Library on Tuesday, April 15 to give the library board a $20,000 Community Facility Enhancement grant.

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7 hrs ago | The Whitecourt Star

Province promotes message of immunization

Town of Whitecourt mayor Maryann Chichak and Alberta Health Services public health nurse Jean Day show off the official Whitecourt Proclamation of Immunization Week on April 26 to May 3. Barry Kerton That is the message Alberta Health Services wants to get out during Immunization Week, which will be held on the last week of April.

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Related Topix: Canada, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, North America, World News, Vaccinations, Health, Mumps, Chickenpox

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Calgary Herald

Money troubles continue to haunt Tories

Monday produced an odd one, when Wildrose revealed that the government spent nearly $10,000 on jackets for ministers, MLAs and local officials to wear at events trumpeting the Building Alberta plan.

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Related Topix: Alberta, MN, Canada, Opinion

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Whitecourt Star

Percy Baxter teacher shortlisted

Percy Baxter School teacher Anne Martens is one of the teachers short listed for the 2014 Excellence in Teaching Awards.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Whitecourt Star

One injured in mobile home fire

Concerned neigbours wait for news as emergency crews arrive to battle a mobile home fire 25 kilometres south of Whitecourt.

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Related Topix: Fire, Canada, Home Gardening, Home

Fri Apr 04, 2014

The Whitecourt Star

Rockin' the Park

The Rig Morning Gig co-hosts Shaugn Best and Kasi Johnston interview Woodlands Mayor Jim Rennie and Whitecourt Mayor Maryann Chichak about the opening acts at this year's 8th annual Party in the Park.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

The Whitecourt Star

Local benefit to $115M in fire spending

A multi-million dollar investment in wildfire prevention by the province will have a direct impact on local fire operations.

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Related Topix: Fire, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Canada,

Sat Mar 29, 2014

The Whitecourt Star

Project moving too fast

The Living Waters School board is concerned the project to replace the 50 year old St. Joseph School is moving too quickly.

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The Whitecourt Star

Alberta Opera's Aladdin comes to Whitecourt

Aladdin finds the magic lamp hidden deep inside a cave during an Alberta Opera presentation at Pat Hardy Primary School.

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The Whitecourt Star

BMX park will soon be a reality in Whitecourt

A new BMX in Whitecourt will mean parents will no longer have to drive their children to tracks in St. Albert and Stony Plaiin.

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Wed Mar 26, 2014

The Whitecourt Star

Whitecourt Hospital | File Photo

Woodlands County delegates at this year's Alberta Association of Municipal Districts and Counties conference in Edmonton got some welcome news from the provincial government regarding a new hospital for Whitecourt.

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The Whitecourt Star

Whitecourt Forestry Capital again

The legacy of Whitecourt's forestry industry will he honoured for a second year by a Canadian forestry advocacy group.

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The Whitecourt Star

Future of forestry industry

Woodlands County Mayor Jim Rennie speaks to attendees at the forestry symposium held on Thursday, March 20. Bryan Passifiume photo With an eye to the past while looking to the future, Moving forward was the theme of a forestry symposium held last week in Whitecourt.

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Related Topix: Canada, North America, World News

Fri Mar 21, 2014

The Western Producer

Spring forecast

However, neither Alberta Agriculture nor Alberta Environment are willing to predict spring soil moisture levels, given that spring snowstorms are typical.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Canada,

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