Express Staff The economy and changes in government are presenting real challenges. “(But) with your support and the hard work of staff, we know we can prevail and keep East Peace Gas the focused Co-op that it is,” says Gerard…

Commentary by Mac Olsen All Canadians, especially Albertans, should take Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to task over his recent remarks about how Employment Insurance is distributed across the country. During his tour of Alberta in late March, the Prime Minister…

Richard Popovich had them laughing as he sang. Pictured above are some of the volunteers who were the guests of honour for lunch at the Villa Beausejour in Falher on April 5. Mac Olsen Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs The Villa Beausejour…

Former colleagues and community members at a get together for Don Regier, prior to Regier leaving McLennan on April 5 to live permanently in Edmonton. Don Regier Tom Henihan Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs Having lived in the community for 35 years…

Richard Froese Spotlight Farmers and rural property owners were enlightened on benefits and opportunities of solar energy during a workshop March 10 in High Prairie. “It is becoming increasingly profitable for Alberta farmers to generate their own electricity and sell…
SPOTLIGHT – Seniors honoured to share their wisdom in book

Richard Froese Spotlight Seniors were celebrated as High Prairie photographer Jodi Sware released her book “Wisdom of Our Elders” during an open house March 19 at the High Prairie and District Museum. “I’ve been waiting for this book since I…

Express Staff The McLennan RCMP Detachment is requesting the public’s help to solve several recent cases. On March 29, the RCMP responded to a complaint of a burned pickup truck at the Blue Ridge Campground. The RCMP conducted an investigation…

Smoky River Regional Economic Development Dan Dibbelt It all started with a simple Facebook post: “Brian Fernandez about a month ago “Since Heinz decided to pull the plug on its Canadian plant in Leamington, 740 jobs were lost. Heinz decided…