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Kristine Jean

Kristine Jean

Kristine Jean joined the Westlock News as a reporter in February 2022. She has worked as a multimedia journalist for several publications in Ontario, Saskatchewan and Alberta, and enjoys covering community news, breaking news, sports and arts.

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Recent Work by Kristine

Community-wide GSA in the works for Westlock

Community-wide GSA in the works for Westlock

Community gay-straight alliance to be established in the fall
Westlock Rock’s U13 and U17 lacrosse teams win GELC league championships

Westlock Rock’s U13 and U17 lacrosse teams win GELC league championships

Both teams to compete at provincial championships July 12-14 in Red Deer and Sylvan Lake
GALLERY: Westlock gets new commodity storage bins

GALLERY: Westlock gets new commodity storage bins

The Town of Westlock is getting a boost to its local economy with two new commodity storage bins, installed in the northwest end of town on July 5, along 108 Street.
Town of Westlock concerned as provincial holdout could delay federal funding for municipalities

Town of Westlock concerned as provincial holdout could delay federal funding for municipalities

CAO says reserves will carry them through, while waiting new CCBF agreement
Tougher penalties sought for cell tower copper thieves in Alberta

Tougher penalties sought for cell tower copper thieves in Alberta

After news of a theft of copper wire from a Westlock County site that is disrupting cell phone service for local users, the Ottawa-based Canadian Telecommunications Association has been monitoring these types of crimes across the country and are advocating for stiffer penalties
Copper wire theft in Westlock County disrupts cellular service for Rogers customers

Copper wire theft in Westlock County disrupts cellular service for Rogers customers

Weeks later, many still experiencing issues with cell service
GALLERY: Westlock celebrates Canada Day

GALLERY: Westlock celebrates Canada Day

WESTLOCK — Hundreds of Westlock and area families enjoyed Canada Day festivities on July 1, that included face painting, mini golf, live music, food trucks, dog shows, a free swim at the Westlock Aquatic Centre, fireworks and more.
Westlock Community Foundation hands out $300K for 17 local projects

Westlock Community Foundation hands out $300K for 17 local projects

WCF’s 2024 grant recipients announced June 26
Town of Westlock updates social media use policy for volunteers, contractors and employees

Town of Westlock updates social media use policy for volunteers, contractors and employees

Amended policy passed at June 10 council meeting
Westlock moving forward with first accessible, inclusive playground

Westlock moving forward with first accessible, inclusive playground

Town aims to secure sponsorship in 2024, will build playground in 2025
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