Jeannine Barrette passed away peacefully in her sleep at the age of 76, on October 28, 2016, in Keremeos, British Columbia. Jeannine was born in Tangent, Alberta, to Leo and Yvonne Langlois. In 1958, she married Lionel Barrette and they…

Government of Alberta News release Alberta Status of Women will support organizations that improve the lives of women and girls through $500,000 in grants. These grants create opportunities for community groups to pilot an innovative idea or expand successful projects…
Northland students inspired, motivated

Spotlight Staff Hundreds of Northland School Division students are returning to their home communities feeling motivated and inspired after attending WE Day at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary Oct. 26. Students from Keg River, Elizabeth Métis Settlement, Grouard, Wabasca-Desmarais, Peerless…

Spotlight Staff The Government of Alberta is helping prepare Indigenous post- secondary students for success with $7 million in scholarships. Financial awards are available to First Nations, Metis and Inuit students in programs that lead to careers in high-demand fields.…

Progressive Conservative Party News release Earlier today (Nov. 17), we learned that the MLA for Calgary-North West, Sandra Jansen, crossed the floor to join the NDP. Commenting on the news, Interim Leader Ric McIver said: “While I’m disappointed that Calgary-North…
NLC honours long-time employees

Spotlight Staff The contributions of Northern Lakes College professionals were honoured during an awards dinner and reception Nov. 10. Celebrating a combined 500 years, long service awards were presented to 38 staff members for five, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30,…

Richard Froese Spotlight East Peace Beef Cattle Day is coming to Triangle on Nov. 30. Holistic management, corn forage, and cost of production are topics that will be covered at the event at Triangle Hall from 9:30 a.m. to 3…

Grande Prairie, AB: Grande Prairie RCMP are asking for the public’s assistance to locate a missing male youth.   Damon MATHESON (15) was reported missing on Monday, November 21st, 2016 by a family member. He was last seen Friday, November 18th in Grande Prairie. MATHESON is described…