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PICs – Payne, Ehman win Viewer’s Choice Awards

Over 350 people attended the High Prairie Quilt Guild’s annual show and sale at St. Andrew’s School Oct. 21-22. People attending enjoyed a dazzling display of large and small quilts, as well as wall hangings. The program listed 128 entries.…

RCMP News release   On October 18, 2017 at approximately 3:00 PM Grande Prairie RCMP General Investigation Section (Drug Unit) charged a male after conducting a traffic stop in the area of 98 Street and 112 Avenue. Nicholas RAK was…

RCMP News release     Grimshaw, Alberta – A 21 year male succumbed to injuries sustained from a workplace accident earlier this week. On October 16, 2017 just after 9:00 a.m., Peace Regional RCMP responded to a call on Township…
McLennan Oktoberfest, an authentic Bavarian festival

Tom Henihan Express Staff The McLennan Recreation Board’s “Oktoberfest” fundraising event was by all accounts a great success. Approximately 130 people attended the event that offered, along with beer and great music, an extensive Bavarian themed menu of bratwurst, potato…
High Prairie Quilt Guild hosts annual show Oct. 21-22

Chris Clegg Spotlight Canada has celebrated its 150th birthday all year so it seems only fitting that the High Prairie Quilt Guild will use our nation’s birthday as its theme for the annual show and sale Oct. 21-22. “Our theme…

Mac Olsen Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs   Students at Ecole Routhier treated their families and the public to a live theatre production of ‘Alice in Wonderland’ in the evening of Oct. 6, and in the afternoon of Oct. 7. Members of…
PIC – More Terry Fox Run in Jean Cote

Here is another photo of the Terry Fox Run in Jean Cote Sept. 28. Several GPV students enter the community to applause from Ecole Routhier students. The GPV students arrived in small groups at a time.
Grimshaw Gun Shows draws dealers, visitors from all over

Mac Olsen Spotlight The Grimshaw Curling Rink was filled with firearms and hunting goods dealers during the weekend of Sept. 23-24, and co-organizer Jerrold Lundgaard takes satisfaction with the outcome. “I’m pleased with the support of the volunteers and the…

Mac Olsen Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs   Students at Ecole Routhier made their way around Falher in the morning of Sept. 28. It was their annual Terry Fox Run and the school raised over $2,000 for the Terry Fox Foundation. Look…
PICs – Fishing fanatics

Each year at the Golden Walleye Classic, organizers hold a Captain and Kids Fishing Tournament. This year, two girls tied for first after catching an 89-cm jack at the Sept. 2 event.