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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…

The Remembrance Day service was filled to capacity on Nov. 11. People from all over the area converged at the Elks and Royal Purple Community Hall in McLennan. At the end, they went to the Royal Canadian Legion down the…
KTC – NSD holds first cross-country race

The first Kee Tas Kee Now Tribal Council – Northland School Division 10 School Championship Cross Country Race was held at Peavine Oct. 4. The race saw students compete in both girl’s and boy’s division by grades from Grade 4-12.…
Ecole Providence Terry Fox Run

Tom Henihan Express Staff Ecole Providence held its Terry Fox Run on September 16. The event was not a fundraiser but the occasion was used to inform the students about Terry Fox. The kids learned about his courage, his dedication…

Best Rod 1st Place – 1923 Ford T-Bucket Wayne Lapawchuk Kinuso, Ab. 2nd Place – 1947 Chev Businessman Coupe Cliff Atkinson Northstar, Ab. Best Original 1st Place 1929 Model A Roadster Pick-up Fred Moes Swan Hills, Ab. 2nd Place 1972…
McLennan Terry Fox Run still going the distance

Tom Henihan Express Staff The circuit changed slightly for this year’s McLennan Terry Fox Run with the event starting out from the rear parking lot at Ecole Providence instead of the former location at Kimiwan Lake Birdwalk. The event took…
Show and Shine a big hit in Slave Lake

Katrina Owens For Spotlight The 10th Annual Show and Shine hosted by Route 88 Rods & Customs swept Slave Lake by storm on Sept. 9 and 10, 2016. Various cars, motorcyles and trucks lined Main Street and brought in quite…
Sucker Creek First Nation celebrates culture at pow wow

Richard Froese Spotlight Aboriginal culture was celebrated at the fourth annual Sucker Creek Powwow, held Aug. 13-14. Colourful outfits, drummers and singers delighted the crowds in the arbour as community leaders, dignitaries and flags led the grand entry for each…
Smoky River Open, 32 years of a superb regional sporting event

With excellent weather on both days, the Smoky River Open golf tournament was well attended with 42 players taking part in the event. Ladies and men’s Championship Flight winners, Joanne Bekevich and Earl Ominiyak Denise Lamouche, receiving her prize at…
Red Hatters lead in Falher’s Canada Day celebration

Mac Olsen Express Staff Our country marked 149 years on July 1, and area residents marked the occasion in their own ways. One Canada Day event was held at the Smoky River Visitor Information Centre in Falher. Approximately 100 people…