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Thousands attend annual Driftpile Powwow

Driftpile held its annual celebration of culture at the Driftpile Powwow June 16-18. Spectacular Grand Entries highlighted the weekend. Master of ceremonies Denny Bellerose, Devin Bellerose and Stan Isadore kept things moving quickly, much to the enjoyment of the thousands…

RCMP News release   Grande Prairie, Alberta – Grande Prairie RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance in locating 16-year-old Katia JOHNSON. JOHNSON was reported missing on Wednesday July 12, 2017. She was last seen July 12, 2017 at approximately 8:00…
Red Hatters lead the Canada Day celebration in Falher

Mac Olsen Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs It was Canada’s 150th anniversary on July 1, and many people met at the Smoky River Tourism building in Falher to mark the occasion. Sandy Primeau, one of the organizers, and the Red Hatters led…
Register now for the 29th annual Golden Walleye Classic

Mac Olsen Spotlight Fishing teams wanting to participate in this year’s Golden Walleye Classic should register as soon as possible. “We are looking forward to everyone coming out and having a good time,” says Ken Sperling, chairperson of the Golden…
North Country Fair a family solstice celebration

Katrina Owens Spotlight People from all over Alberta and then some came together at the 39th annual North Country Fair music festival in Driftpile from June 23rd – 25th. The weather was bright and sunny for the ‘family solstice celebration’,…

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…