by Tom Henihan Smoky River Family and Community Support Services put on its Halloween, Ol’ Tyme Family Nite at the McLennan Elks Hall, Friday Oct 30. An enthusiastic crowd of approximately 100 people showed up a little ahead of schedule,…

by Mac Olsen for Express Smoky River Gymnastics has a new head coach and a new assistant coach, Nadia Johnson and Stephanie Soucy respectively, and president Denise St. Laurent is pleased they are on board. “We welcome Nadia and Stephanie as…

by Richard Froese for Spotlight With a growing unemployment rate, many people were inspired and retooled at an entrepreneur workshop Oct. 29 in Driftpile First Nation. “People often don’t realize how easily you can get into small-business entrepreneurship and how lucrative…

ARIES – Mar 21/Apr 20 Aries, things go well in your love life this week, especially after you let go of the reins for a little while. You will be surprised at what comes when you accept change. TAURUS –…

Commentary by Katrina Owens I recently read an article on CBC about a University of Alberta student committing suicide. His unfortunate death resulted from his long journey with depression and obsessive-compulsive disorder. Mental health is an especially touchy topic for…

Express Staff All five of the Ecole Heritage Lynx volleyball teams have come away with victories in recent weeks. First, at Grimshaw Trojans High School Tournament during October 16-17, the senior boys defeated E.W. Pratt from High Prairie in the…

Spotlight Staff Put another feather in Northern Lakes College’s cap. NLC Maintenance Management Professional Program students James Gunn and Darren Mangin were recently recognized by hundreds of peers at the 2015 Capstone Awards Ceremony at the MainTrain Conference in Vancouver,…

Richard Froese for Spotlight After years of planning, Lakeshore Regional Police Service officially opened its new headquarters in Driftpile on Oct. 27. “This is a part of your community that will help First Nations move forward,” Chief of Police Dale Cox…