Record number of grads this year for NLC

Joe McWilliams For Spotlight June 3 was a big day for Northern Lakes College. Convocation is always a big day, but this year bigger than most, because of the record number of graduands from various college programs. The number was…
Ecole Routhier holds Jump Rope for Heart

Mac Olsen Express Staff Students at Ecole Routhier got plenty of exercise in the afternoon of May 27, as the school held the annual Jump Rope for Heart. Following the monthly assembly, the Grade 5 students led all the others…
Fais de ta vie un rêve et de ce rêve une réalité

Mac Olsen Express Staff Eleven soon-to-be graduates from École Héritage had their moment to shine on June 4, as a graduation ceremony and banquet were held in their honour. A church service was held at la paroisse Ste. Anne Paroisse…

Wildrose Party News release Throughout the spring legislative session, Wildrose consistently stood up for families against expensive new taxes and risky economic experiments under the NDP government, the Wildrose Official Opposition said today (June 7). “Folks are worried about their…
Two-vehicle collision in Falher

Mac Olsen Express Staff During the morning of June 6, Smoky River Fire and Rescue, as well as the RCMP, EMS and STARS, responded to a two-vehicle collision at the intersection of First Street East and Second Avenue South in…
Heritage House Sunday Springtime Tea held on May 21

Tom Henihan Express Staff Heritage House, the former manse of St. Paul’s Anglican Church held its Sunday Springtime Tea fundraiser, May 29 from one to 4 pm. As is customary with Sunday tea events a tour of Heritage House and…

Family and Community Support Services – In Focus Georgia Dubois Director Smoky River FCSS Who are we? Going into my fifth year as director, I am asked this question frequently in the region and beyond. I always start with, well…

Smoky River Regional Economic Development by Dan Dibbelt My wife and I just returned from a short weekend break in, surprisingly sunny, Vancouver. Vancouver is a lovely city, with amazing ocean and mountain views. And much to our surprise, we…
Dubois Contracting has all the tools to service your needs

Mac Olsen Express Staff Roger Dubois is ready to serve your needs, which includes trenching and winter snow removal. “I’m expanding into summer related work, including skid steer service,” says Dubois. “I can do work anywhere in the Peace Country.”…
PICS – HPE celebrates aboriginal culture

High Prairie Elementary School celebrated the aboriginal culture on June 2 to mark Aboriginal Day on June 21. Grade 5 students participated in various activities such as the story of  powwow and dancing, handgames, crafts with beads, a lesson on…