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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…

Spotlight Staff On June 18 in Slave Lake, Alberta began the Annual Canadian Tire Anglers Cup tournament. A total of 77 Teams competed from all over the region. Rainy and windy weather conditions made for a delayed start, and officials…
Wow! What a powwow!

Richard Froese Spotlight Hundreds celebrated aboriginal culture at the third annual Driftpile Competitive Powwow, held June 24-26. Colourful outfits, drummers and singers delighted the crowds in the arbour as community leaders, dignitaries and flags led the grand entry for each…