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Mac Olsen Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs   The 25th annual Honey Festival was held in Falher during the weekend of June 16-18. The events included a parade, entertainment in the Falher Curling Rink a Show N Shine on Main Street, a…
North Country Fair like coming home for Scott Cook

Joe McWilliams For Spotlight Spotlight reached Scott Cook by email in Kerrville Texas. He was performing at a festival down there. The next couple of emails came from Tulsa Oklahoma, where he was “hanging out,” before his next gig. First…

Express Staff The public is invited to the Ste. Anne Parish’s 100th anniversary celebration on June 18. The schedule for the event is as follows: 10 a.m. Bilingual mass at the Ste. Anne Parish. 12 p.m. Lunch at the Centre…

Express Staff Here is a revised schedule for the children and youth activities for the Honey Festival, which will be held in Falher during June 16-18.All the events are free. JUNE 17 12-3 p.m. Toddler games (carnival style), along with…

Mac Olsen Spotlight Children should pack their rods and tackle boxes for a day of fishing at Winagami Lake Provincial Park this Saturday. The Knights of Columbus McLennan/High Prairie Council is holding their ninth annual fishing derby on the breakwater…
Time to relax and enjoy North Country Fair

Spotlight Staff For 39 years Lesser Slave Lake North Country Community Association has invited music and nature lovers to celebrate the longest day of the year at its annual North Country Fair. This family friendly summer solstice celebration is held…
‘Mead and Greet’ event puts emphasis on local produce

Tom Henihan Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs The Honey Festival’s “Mead and Greet,” a semi-formal evening offering a number of dishes prepared from local produce with each dish complemented and subtly enhanced with local honey. The event, which took place on Saturday…

Mac Olsen Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs   Students at Georges P. Vanier and the public had the opportunity to hear from Gwynne Dyer on May 15. He was at the school to offer his analysis about the extent/limitations of Muslim extremism…