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Wabasca-Desmarais hosts Northland Games

A little rain didn’t damper the 29th Annual Northland Games at Mistassiniy School in Wabasca-Desmarais. Elder Albert Yellowknee officially welcomed hundreds of athletes representing Northland School Division and Bigstone Cree Nation by performing the opening ceremony. At the junior high…

Alberta Health Services News release Individuals and caregivers living with dementia, including people with Alzheimer’s disease, will benefit now that Alberta Health Services (AHS) has expanded its specialized dementia advice service through Health Link to include Edmonton and Calgary Zones.…
Children’s fishing derby this Saturday at Winagami Lake

Mac Olsen Spotlight The McLennan/High Prairie council for the Knights of Columbus is inviting children and families for their annual fishing derby at Winagami Lake this Saturday, June 11. “Bring your kids, grandkids and friends to Winagami Lake, and enjoy…

Alberta Health Services News release CALGARY – A new website launched today (May 20) by Alberta Health Services (AHS) responds to ongoing requests from patients, families and clients for a way to send messages of thanks directly to health care workers…

Family and Community Support Services – In Focus Melanie Blanchette Youth Program Coordinator Smoky River FCSS is proudly offering a summer youth program throughout the months of July and August. This program is made available for children ages 6-12. The…
PIC – Recognizing an important moment

It was the moment for soon-to-be graduates at Georges P. Vanier to shine in the limelight. The school held its annual valediction ceremony on May 21. Above, Janelle Cloutier shakes hands with Principal Bob Owens and he presents her with…

Smoky River Regional Economic Development Dan Dibbelt It can be hard to see the good in the economy when there seems to be very little of it. Oil prices are still down, industry uncertainty in the new federal and provincial…