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Canadian rock star performing in Whitecourt
A Canadian favourite is coming to the Eagle River Casino in September. If his name isn't familiar, his songs will certainly ring a bell. With hits such as 'Roxy Roller' and 'Hot Child in the City,' Nick Gilder and Sweeney Todd will be welcomed back to Whitecourt on Sept.[...]
Newspaper: White Court Star
Feed: Whitecourt Star's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-09-07 08:28:47



Junior Forest Rangers lend a helping hand
After winds close to 100 kilometres per hour tore through Whitecourt and Woodlands County on Aug. 4, leaving behind a path of damage and destruction, the cleanup began. One of the places that experienced the most property destruction was the Whitecourt Lions Campground.[...]
Newspaper: White Court Star
Feed: Whitecourt Star's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-22 08:31:46



Whitecourt to host Alberta Chambers of Commerce
Johnna Ruocco Whitecourt Star Traffic will be heading into Whitecourt on Sept. 5 as the Town will play host to the Alberta Chambers of Commerce regional round table event. "Round tables move around the province on an annual basis," said Ken Kobly, president and CEO of the Alberta Chambers.[...]
Newspaper: White Court Star
Feed: Whitecourt Star's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-22 08:31:45



Santa to receive a little help this Christmas
Christmas may be a little more than four months away but for a group of Whitecourt motorcycle enthusiasts it is not too early to be thinking about the holiday. On Aug. 25 a number of motorcycle riders will be participating in the annual Whitecourt Toy Run.[...]
Newspaper: White Court Star
Feed: Whitecourt Star's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-22 08:31:44



Departing intern signs off, with some final words to Whitecourt
As some of you may know, for the past four months I have been the intern journalist for the Whitecourt Star.[...]
Newspaper: White Court Star
Feed: Whitecourt Star's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-22 08:31:43



Residents response to storm upstanding
There has been no shortage of coverage in this paper over the past few weeks on the damage caused by the wind storm on Aug. 4. The fact that no one was injured has been a main point in most of the coverage, as this was astounding to anyone who saw the damage inflicted.[...]
Newspaper: White Court Star
Feed: Whitecourt Star's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-22 08:31:42



Wolverines sign two players from QMJHL
Fans of the Whitecourt Wolverines may not recognize this year's lineup and not only because the team is playing in a new league since the Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL) announced the relocation of the St.[...]
Newspaper: White Court Star
Feed: Whitecourt Star's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-20 20:27:23



Woodlands County council
Wolf bounty During its regular meeting on Aug.7, Woodlands County council looked at an incentive program that would help deal with problem wolf populations. Dan Pritchard, councillor for Blue Ridge, requested administration investigate implementing a wolf bounty for the county.[...]
Newspaper: White Court Star
Feed: Whitecourt Star's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-15 08:03:28



Pine beetle populations remain a problem
Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development has completed the annual mountain pine beetle survey and although results indicate the number of new beetle infested trees is expected to decline in some areas of the province, for other areas, including Whitecourt, high survival levels were [...]
Newspaper: White Court Star
Feed: Whitecourt Star's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-14 07:50:11





Storm damage could have been 'much worse'
It could have been so much worse. That is what Marni Woykin told the Whitecourt Star in an interview just three days after the severe thunderstorm hit the area. "I have so much to be thankful for," Woykin said.[...]
Newspaper: White Court Star
Feed: Whitecourt Star's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-14 07:50:10



Storm cleanup leaves much confusion
Some residents are feeling overwhelmed by the cleanup after a torrential wind and thunderstorm hit Whitecourt on Aug. 4. "I realize my family is very fortunate...[...]
Newspaper: White Court Star
Feed: Whitecourt Star's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-14 07:50:09



Peace officer's death shocks and saddens
Tragedy struck on Aug. 10, when an Alberta peace officer and retired RCMP officer was killed in the line of duty. Rod Lazenby,a Foothills Municipal District community peace office was investigating a complaint over dogs when his life unexpectedly ended.[...]
Newspaper: White Court Star
Feed: Whitecourt Star's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-14 07:50:08



CASARA volunteers need extensive training
Finding the site of an aircraft crash quickly is important, especially if you want to have a positive outcome. That is what Dale Kirsch told the Whitecourt Star in a telephone interview on July 31.[...]
Newspaper: White Court Star
Feed: Whitecourt Star's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-14 07:50:07



Woodlands County to sponsor local athletes and teams
Carla Howell Whitecourt Star Woodlands County has drafted plans that would allow local athletes to be sponsored by the county. During its regular meeting on Aug. 7, council discussed drafting a policy that would support athletes competing nationally and internationally.[...]
Newspaper: White Court Star
Feed: Whitecourt Star's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-14 07:50:06



Two days of fun-filled motocross action
The Whitecourt Motocross Association is gearing up for their second tournament this year, which promises to draw in more than 350 riders. The two-day event, on Aug. 25 and 26, is the seventh motocross tournament in the Canadian Motosport Racing Corporation.[...]
Newspaper: White Court Star
Feed: Whitecourt Star's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-14 07:50:05



Magic tournament at Little Big Fort
Players of the Magic: the Gathering card game better be at the top of their games because Little Big Fort is holding a tournament for the popular game on Aug. 25. The tournament is open to anyone who knows how to play Magic: The Gathering.[...]
Newspaper: White Court Star
Feed: Whitecourt Star's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-14 07:50:04



Triticale slowly gaining momentum as new feed grain in Woodlands
Woodlands County has become the scene for new grain testing that is providing better yields for farmers. Triticale is being used by select farmers in Woodlands County to test its yield against wheat and barley.[...]
Newspaper: White Court Star
Feed: Whitecourt Star's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-14 07:50:03



CCMA artist of the year returns to Whitecourt
Johnna Ruocco Whitecourt Star The Party in the Park and the Eagle River Casino will play host to the 2009 Canadian Country Music Association's Female Artist of the Year as Crystal Shawanda is set to play at both on back-to-back nights.[...]
Newspaper: White Court Star
Feed: Whitecourt Star's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-14 07:50:01



Armed robbery at 7-Eleven
Whitecourt RCMP were called to an armed robbery at the 7-Eleven in Whitecourt. A lone male entered the store and demanded money. The male suspect was in possession of a weapon, however, no injuries were sustained.[...]
Newspaper: White Court Star
Feed: Whitecourt Star's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-14 07:50:00



New Bible study course set to begin in September
The Bible is the best selling book in history, but not a lot of people are reading it on a regular basis. A recent poll, by Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life said only 16 per cent of Americans read their Bible on a regular basis despite the fact the average household has four Bibles.[...]
Newspaper: White Court Star
Feed: Whitecourt Star's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-14 07:49:59



Water and wastewater sharing will help with airport plans
Whitecourt and Woodlands County have entered into an agreement that will help improve the Whitecourt Airport. The Inter-municipal Water and Wastewater Agreement was accepted at a regular meeting of the Woodlands County council.[...]
Newspaper: White Court Star
Feed: Whitecourt Star's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-14 07:49:58



No difference between hunting meat and buying meat
Before humans began to grow crops, we were hunter-gatherers. We moved from place to place, gathering berries and hunting animals as they came along. A lot has changed since then. We can go to a grocery store and have access to seven different types of the same food.[...]
Newspaper: White Court Star
Feed: Whitecourt Star's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-14 07:49:57



Wolverines look for billet volunteers
Without billets there would not be a hockey team in Whitecourt. That is what Joey Bouchard, general manager and head coach of the Wolverines, said at a banquet for volunteers on Aug. 8 at the Whitecourt Golf and Country Club.[...]
Newspaper: White Court Star
Feed: Whitecourt Star's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-14 07:49:56



RCMP asking public to help catch wanted fugitive
Whitecourt Star Alberta RCMP are seeking the public's assistance in locating a suspect now wanted on a Canada-wide warrant, and who is believed to be armed, and a potential danger to community safety. Police are looking for Trevor Norman John Legge, born Aug.[...]
Newspaper: White Court Star
Feed: Whitecourt Star's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-13 19:46:45



Province seeks social policy input from communities
Albertans throughout the province are getting their chance to influence the provincial government's social policy through a series of open houses. The open houses are part of the government's attempt to create a new working Social Policy Framework paper.[...]
Newspaper: White Court Star
Feed: Whitecourt Star's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-08 10:37:15



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