Spotlight Staff On June 18 in Slave Lake, Alberta began the Annual Canadian Tire Anglers Cup tournament. A total of 77 Teams competed from all over the region. Rainy and windy weather conditions made for a delayed start, and officials…

Spotlight Albertans are invited to nominate community leaders for recognition in the fifth annual Inspiration Awards. The awards honour Albertans who are work across the province and demonstrate leadership in family and community safety, by building healthy relationships and preventing…

ARIES – Mar 21/Apr 20 Aries, there is much you want others to know about you this week, but you’re not ready to share all of the details just yet. Continue to bide your time, sharing only when it feels…

Richard Froese Spotlight High Prairie School Division has received overwhelming public support for new procedure on conduct that respects LGBTQ students. More than 200 students, staff, parents and citizens participated in the survey on the administrative procedures developed to address…
Wow! What a powwow!

Richard Froese Spotlight Hundreds celebrated aboriginal culture at the third annual Driftpile Competitive Powwow, held June 24-26. Colourful outfits, drummers and singers delighted the crowds in the arbour as community leaders, dignitaries and flags led the grand entry for each…
Awards ceremony provides festive end to Providence school year

Tom Henihan Express Staff Ecole Providence held its awards ceremony on June 23, including a student-learning fair and hamburger lunch. The gym stage was appropriately decorated for the ceremony and the lunch tables draped, giving the environment a sense of…

Government of Alberta News release Remuneration of higher-income earners and board members at public-sector bodies will begin to be posted online. Approximately 150 agencies, boards and commissions are required to publicly disclose compensation information for employees who earn more than…

Commentary by Chris Clegg I used to think of museums as old, boring places to visit. I never understood the fascination and utter joy my boring parents and grandparents received from visits to such old, dusty places. I mean, there…
Rural health services staff get a well-deserved break

Tom Henihan Express Staff The Smoky River Regional Physician Recruitment and Retention Committee (SRRPR&R) put on a Rural Health Appreciation Coffee Break, at McLennan Hospital cafeteria from 9.30 to 10.45 a.m., June 23. The event has been running for 5…