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Tom Henihan Express Staff Kaden Leonard Anderson – sexual assault and sexual interference – Court September 5 2019 ***** Kyle Blais – Sexual Assault, two counts of assault and assault causing bodily harm – September 5 2019 ***** Curtis Lee…
A promising future for drones and farmers

Lucie J. Mercier Express Staff A small attendance was present for the Ag Drone course, on Remotedly Piloted Aircraft Systems, (R.P.A.S), which was held on March 12 and 13, at the Guy Community Center last Tuesday and Wednesday. Two gentlemen,…
Public invited to give feedback on Intermunicipal Boundaries

Susan Thompson Express Staff Local ratepayers were invited to two separate open houses last week to review the proposed Intermunicipal Development Plan (IDP) boundaries between the Town of Peace River and neighbouring counties. “This is for the municipalities to be…

Susan Thompson Express Staff Widespread social media posts about a particularly bad smell in Peace River on March 6 prompted Mercer Peace River Pulp to issue a public statement. “To our community, who have always been so good to us…
SRPRRC celebrates Dr. Pieter De Wet’s 20-plus years in McLennan

Tom Henihan Express Staff Smoky River Physician Recruitment and Retention Committee (SRPRRC) celebrated a milestone recently, marking Dr. Pieter DeWet’s twenty-year medical practice in the Smoky River Region. At the celebration on March 1, SRPRRC also thanked Dr. DeWet’s wife…

Richard Froese For the Express A speaker scheduled to talk in High Prairie about praying and voting for government has been cancelled. Rob and Fran Parker of the National House of Prayer were scheduled to speak at High Prairie Victory…

Richard Froese For The Express Provincial and federal elections are set for 2019 and many people may wonder how to vote. High Prairie Victory Life Church hosts Rob Parker, founder of the National House of Prayer in Ottawa on March…
Don’t mistake a shamrock for any old clover

Much like New York City’s Empire State Building or Egypt’s great pyramids are in their respective countries, the shamrock is an icon in Ireland that has grown to symbolize Irish heritage and culture. Many products, sports teams and businesses with…

An estimated $2.5 million dollars (weighing 3,039 kilograms) of contraband waterpipe (shisha) tobacco and contraband cigarettes were seized following a joint investigation by Alberta Gaming, Liquor & Cannabis’ (AGLC) Investigations Branch and the Alberta Sheriffs. The total potential lost tax…