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PIC – Manatee member wins medal

Blake Lambert, a member of the Smoky River Manatees Swim Club, brought home a bronze medal from the meet in Slave Lake on June 4. He competed in the under 14 boys category and placed first in the short breast…

Tom Henihan Express Staff The Club D’age D’or at Villa Beausejour held its annual three-day Garage Sale fundraiser on May 26, 27, and 28. Club D’age D’or (Golden Age Club) is a registered society, which allows it to raise funds…
BigCharles named HP’s Top Cadet

Chris Clegg South Peace News An evening celebrating the High Prairie Air Cadet Squadron’s successful season was enjoyed by all June 2. “Have you ever seen such a sharper group of cadets?” asked Evelyn Hutchings, Northwest Wing Director, Air Cadet…

Express Staff Smoky River Fire and Rescue received 23 calls for service in May. Fire chief Marcel Maure discussed his report with the M.D. council during their meeting on June 8. The calls for service consisted of: . 10 medical…
The Fieldman’s Files – Dame’s rocket

Normand Boulet, CCA Agricultural Fieldman When the new Weed Control Act was proclaimed in 2010, it signaled a major shift of focus from agricultural weeds, to agricultural weeds and invasive plants which impact the environment – especially wetlands and other…

Express Staff The Falher and Area Beautification and Leisure Activities Society invites everyone to come and enjoy the grand opening of the Richardson Pioneer Spray Park and new Bee Hive Tower. Come and kick off your Honey Festival weekend at…
Band on the run

Tom Henihan Express Staff The 30-member Grade 7 Georges P. Vanier band came to Ecole Providence to perform for the students. The Providence kids showed a keen response doing a stationary march to a rousing rendition of the Mount Vernon…
Weekend music extravaganza June 17-19

Chris Clegg Spotlight It’s less than three weeks away to what many tout as the best fair in Western Canada. Thousands will pack the Driftpile Valley for the 38th North Country Fair June 17-19. The annual fair, which celebrates the…