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Chris Clegg South Peace News A child relief care provider in northwest Alberta is in custody after being arrested by ALERT’s Internet Child Exploitation [ICE] unit on child pornography offences. Royal “Mac” Olsen was arrested Feb. 8, 2019 with the…

Mac Olsen Express Staff FINES IMPOSED Myrna Frances Cardinal pled guilty to one charge of driving without insurance, and she received a fine of $2,875. Alvin M. Vander Maaten pled guilty to one charge of driving while unauthorized and he…
The 45th Annual Red & Gold Invitational Tournament

Mac Olsen Express Staff There was plenty of senior high basketball action in Peace River during February 2-3, as Glenmary Catholic School and Peace River High School co-hosted the 45th Annual Red & Gold Invitational Tournament. Teams came from all…
Pirates sweep first 2 games of series opener

Chris Clegg For The Express So far, the result was easily predictable. The Falher Pirates have smoked the High Prairie Regals in the first two games of their NPHL East Division Semi-Final after a 16-4 home ice win Feb. 5…
Food banks stretching dollars for food

Richard FroeseFor The Express Food banks are always thankful for people who donate to help keep the shelves full to meet local needs. Demand for food usually rises early in the New Year and in the summer. So the question…
Peace River bridge construction is 65 per cent complete

Mac Olsen Express Staff Construction crews have overcome some obstacles in constructing the new bridge on the Peace River, including geotechnical challenges, but it should be completed on time and on budget. Tyler Wilson, the bridge manager for Alberta Transportation…
McLennan Family Day celebrations

Tom Henihan Express Staff On Sunday February 17, “the best of times will be found among friends and family” at McLennan’s Family Day celebrations. The event will begin at noon with registration for the “Frosty Family Fun Run and Walk”…
Grande Prairie RCMP lay charges following search warrant

On January 2, 2019, Grande Prairie RCMP executed a search warrant at a residence in a central location in the city after receiving information from the public about a possible drug house. RCMP searched the apartment and located various types…

Mac Olsen February 5 was Safer Internet Day and I came across an interesting article at CTVNews.ca about improving your online access. The article, by Amanda Coletta, emphasizes that despite high-profile data breaches, many online users are not doing enough…