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George Blais

George Blais

George Blais is the publisher of the Westlock News. He started as a sports reporter in Westlock in 1994 and made stops in Barrhead, Athabasca and Lac La Biche before returning to Westlock in 2003.

Email
gblais@westlock.greatwest.ca

Recent Work by George

Motorcycle safety in focus for May

Motorcycle safety in focus for May

Alberta RCMP report there were more 200 collisions involving motorcycles in 2021 and provide safety tips as motorcycle season starts up.
Homeless man freezes to death in rural Central Alberta town

Homeless man freezes to death in rural Central Alberta town

Sixty-year-old was living in an open-air shelter in Westlock, Alberta.
Two men face more than $4K in fines for speeding

Two men face more than $4K in fines for speeding

Edmonton man loses his licence for 30 days and fined $2,400 after being caught going 182 km/h on Highway 44
Pedersen’s Public Health Act tickets now over until 2022

Pedersen’s Public Health Act tickets now over until 2022

Pre-trial conference slated for Dec. 9; next court date is Jan. 5, 2022
Westlock's mayor responds to Enough is Enough rallies

Westlock's mayor responds to Enough is Enough rallies

Speaking on behalf of council, Ralph Leriger says rally organizer can continue to shout “freedom” into the wind