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Communities in Bloom cancelled, organizers cite lack of nominations

Whitecourt Star - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Whitecourt residents Freida and Gary Engebretson have faithfully participated in and been winners for the annual Communities In Bloom competition for three consecutive years.
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NDP say inaction from PCs forcing them to act, local industry raises concern for jobs

Whitecourt Star - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
Whitecourt and the Woodlands county region may likely be involved in the first Caribou range plan in Alberta, which could have far reaching effects on local jobs and the economy.

Hometown heroes fly on in honour of lost pilot

Whitecourt Star - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
The death of pilot Bruce Evans during Sunday's Cold Lake Air Show is being felt throughout the air show community - but the show at the Whitecourt Airport will go on. Evans, who had more than 4,100 hours of flight experience, was performing a loop on ...

To Arusha, with love

Whitecourt Star - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Artist, mother and teacher Corry Pepper flew to Tanzania on July 13 to teach English and art, after receiving support from many individuals and groups in the Whitecourt region. Since she was 20 years old, Pepper kept a dream board with goals as easily ...
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Fergie hints Kim Kardashian's Taylor Swift feud is a publicity stunt

Whitecourt Star - ‎17 hours ago‎
Fergie has an inkling the highly-publicized feud between Taylor Swift and her friends Kim Kardashian and Kanye West is all for show.
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'Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie' review: Brit-com on the big screen not quite fab

Whitecourt Star - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
While not a film for the ages, Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie - a feature spinoff of a twice-rebooted Brit-com that spoofs the world of glamour and publicity - is best compared to its American cousin, Zoolander 2. By that standard, it comes off very ...
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Katey Sagal to play Penny's mom on The Big Bang Theory season 10 premiere

Whitecourt Star - ‎16 hours ago‎
SAN DIEGO, CA - JULY 22: Wonder Woman cosplayer performs with hula hoops at Comic-Con International on July 22, 2016 in San Diego, California.
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Ariana Grande's White House gig rejected after doughnut-licking scandal: Report

Whitecourt Star - ‎17 hours ago‎
Ariana Grande reportedly had a proposed performance at the White House rejected because of the outcry over her doughnut-licking scandal last year.
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John Cho's kiss with onscreen husband cut from Star Trek Beyond

Whitecourt Star - ‎17 hours ago‎
The actor, who plays Hikaru Sulu in the sci-fi film franchise, recently revealed the iconic character would have a husband in the new movie, making him the first gay character in the Star Trek universe.

Canada's top 10 picturesque mountain lakes

Whitecourt Star - ‎20 hours ago‎
Lake Louise, Alberta: True, you won't be alone on the tidy shore of Lake Louise as you jockey for position at sunrise. However, the early start is always rewarded.

MP Viersen hosts defence policy discussions

Whitecourt Star - ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
MP for the Peace River to Westlock region Arnold Vierson held a defence policy review consultation in Whitecourt on July 6. There was a small showing, but Vierson said those who were present had lots of experience to share.

Downtown in danger

Whitecourt Star - ‎Jul 12, 2016‎
25 downtown retailers have banded together for the 'Save our Downtown Campaign', which seeks to pool resources from the retailers to create a large sign near the Highway 43 entrance to Whitecourt. The sign would promote the downtown, encouraging ...

Energy conservation, landfill improvement, deputy mayor

Whitecourt Star - ‎Jul 11, 2016‎
Whitecourt Mayor Maryann Chichak swears Councillor Schlosser in as Deputy Mayor at town council on June 27. He will serve during the period July 1 until August 30, 2016 following Councillor Moncur's appointment as Deputy Mayor.

Woodlands county discusses Children's Festival update

Whitecourt Star - ‎Jul 13, 2016‎
Had it not been for the financial support of the town of Whitecourt and Woodlands County, there's no way that they could call it a break even,” he said.

OPINION: What really makes change

Whitecourt Star - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
The disruption of Black Lives Matter has been met with a lot of backlash. But disruption is needed to create major social change. File photo.
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Edmonton friends still wait for word on MacEwan student missing in France

Whitecourt Star - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
My account; Change My Password; Logout. Search. Autos · Homes · Careers · Classified; Obituaries; Postmedia. Tuesday, July 19, 2016.
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Shannen Doherty shaves head amid cancer battle

Whitecourt Star - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
My account; Change My Password; Logout. Search. Autos · Homes · Careers · Classified; Obituaries; Postmedia. Wednesday, July 20, 2016.
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Much at stake for Canada should Trump see victory

Whitecourt Star - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump (2nd L) and his daughter Ivanka Trump (R) test the teleprompters and microphones on stage before the start of the fourth day of the Republican National Convention on July 21, 2016 at the Quicken Loans ...
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Calgary cab driver found guilty in teen's hit-and-run death

Whitecourt Star - ‎Jul 15, 2016‎
Calling his evidence “evasive, inconsistent (and) implausible,” a Calgary judge on Friday convicted a city cab driver of hit and run in a deadly collision.

County brief: Fire study, caribou range plan

Whitecourt Star - ‎Jul 15, 2016‎
“We have a really unique situation where we have four small fire departments, and then a partnership with the larger one in Whitecourt. They each operate with different community needs, and high levels of volunteer service, so to maintain that and ...