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Lilian Beland receives NLC Award

Tom Henihan Spotlight Along with celebrating the achievements of 1,385 students at Northern Lakes College Convocation on June 3, the college also honoured Lilian Beland, presenting her with the 2016 “Friend of Northern Lakes College Award.” The award is in…
PIC – Grandma Den’s drop-off bin

Left-right are Blake Lambert, Adrian Houle, Jonah Maisonneuve and Riley Labrecque, the students at Ecole Heritage who built the new drop-off bin for Grandma’s Den. They started the project in late April and finished June 24. Please see Page 2…

Smoky River Regional Economic Development by Dan Dibbelt I must admit, the thing in life that confounds me most, (well, okay there are few other things that confound me) is bottled water. I am not talking about the big five…
A ‘Peter Pan’ play

Mac Olsen Express Staff Ecole Routhier held their drama performance, ‘Peter Pan’, in the evening of June 21. The cast included Cameron Henley as Peter Pan, Brianna Ross as Tinkerbell, Solaya Noel as Wendy and Nolan Yaremko as Captain Hook.…

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…

Spotlight Albertans are invited to nominate community leaders for recognition in the fifth annual Inspiration Awards. The awards honour Albertans who are work across the province and demonstrate leadership in family and community safety, by building healthy relationships and preventing…

Richard Froese Spotlight High Prairie School Division has received overwhelming public support for new procedure on conduct that respects LGBTQ students. More than 200 students, staff, parents and citizens participated in the survey on the administrative procedures developed to address…
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…
Awards ceremony provides festive end to Providence school year

Tom Henihan Express Staff Ecole Providence held its awards ceremony on June 23, including a student-learning fair and hamburger lunch. The gym stage was appropriately decorated for the ceremony and the lunch tables draped, giving the environment a sense of…

Government of Alberta News release Remuneration of higher-income earners and board members at public-sector bodies will begin to be posted online. Approximately 150 agencies, boards and commissions are required to publicly disclose compensation information for employees who earn more than…
Rural health services staff get a well-deserved break

Tom Henihan Express Staff The Smoky River Regional Physician Recruitment and Retention Committee (SRRPR&R) put on a Rural Health Appreciation Coffee Break, at McLennan Hospital cafeteria from 9.30 to 10.45 a.m., June 23. The event has been running for 5…