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Spotlight Staff People who put a lot of thought into their wardrobes know that one of the challenges presented by the changing seasons is figuring out what to wear and when. Such sudden changes can be problematic, as not everyone…
Heat safety: simple tips to keep in mind this summer

Alberta Health Services News release NORTH ZONE – It’s the first day of summer and Alberta Health Services (AHS) is reminding Albertans to keep heat safety in mind all season long. Though most individuals can manage moderate summer weather without…

Family and Community Support Services – In Focus Georgia Dubois Director Smoky River FCSS Week 2 – Outdoor Adventures. Week two kicks off in McLennan, during this week the theme is Outdoor Adventures. Youth will take in a Junior Forest…
Heritage provides musical finale to 2015-2016 school year

Tom Henihan Express Staff Ecole Heritage end-of-year school celebration was an opportunity for staff, teachers and students to celebrate the past year and to give a ceremonious send-off to the graduating class. The occasion was also an opportunity to say…
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…