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River floating parade just two weeks away

Joe McWilliams Spotlight Let’s get right to it, shall we? Not only does dressing up a ‘floating float’ for the Aug. 26 Great Trail Celebration on Lesser Slave River sound like a lot of fun in itself – there is…
McLennan Trade and Recreation Fair, September 23

Tom Henihan Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs The McLennan and District Chamber of Commerce, Trade and Recreation Fair 2017 will take place at the H.W. Fish Arena in McLennan on Saturday, September 23 from 10am to 5pm. This year’s fair will feature…
McLennan’s Heritage House Strawberry Tea

Tom Henihan Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs The Heritage House Society’s Sunday Strawberry Tea, a by-donation fundraising event was held at St. Paul’s Heritage House in McLennan on July 23. The event had a particularly large turnout with church members and friends…
Nashville Nite

Nashville Nite, a night’s entertainment with a line-up of venerable Alberta musical talent will take place at the Centre Chevaliers on August 26. While the theme of the evening is country music, the array of talent offers a wide spectrum…
Triangle Hoedown Jamboree features new covered dance floor

Richard Froese Spotlight Toes were tapping and hands were clapping at the fifth annual Triangle Hoedown Jamboree on July 20-23 at the Pioneer Threshermen’s Association grounds. “Besides the music, the major highlight of the event was a new covered dance…
PIC – On parade for Canada Day

Here is a second photo of the parade held at the 5 Star Golf Course, as part of their Canada Day celebrations. The parade, consisting of ATVs and side-by-sides, made its way around the golf course and through the residential…
Pilgrimage respects customs, traditions

Chris Clegg Spotlight Blaine Cunningham is no stranger to making the pilgrimage to Lac Ste. Anne from Driftpile. In fact, when he harnessed his team of horses for the trip, which began July 12, it marked the 14th time. “We…