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Generous donation will help save lives

Spotlight Staff Northern Lakes College has received a $200,000 donation from the Heart and Stroke Foundation in the form of life-saving devices known as Automated External Defibrillators along with other equipment and training. The AED is an electronic device used…
PIC – Petting zoo for Fern’s Greenhouse event

Pictured above is Morgan Therrien, 5, with her mother Kayla Bartel. They were visiting Eric Verstappen’s petting zoo, which was part of the May Day event at Fern’s Greenhouse on May 1. Verstappen also had chickens as part of the…

by Joe McWilliams A couple of thoughts occurred last week when Wildrose Leader – and Fort McMurray resident – Brian Jean appeared on television in front of the remains of houses in his home town. One was: ‘What is he…
Grouard students shine at Robotics Tournament

Over 100 students packed the Back Lakes Sports Arena in Red Earth Creek for the Second Annual Peace Country Robotics Tournament April 15. Twelve teams from Kee Tas Kee Now Tribal Council [KTC], Northland School Division [NSD[, Conseil scolaire du…

ARIES – Mar 21/Apr 20 Things seem to be in high gear this week, Aries. Others around you are just as boisterous, and it may even seem manic. Exercise a little extra patience to get through. TAURUS – Apr 21/May…

Richard Froese Spotlight Census letters and packages are being delivered to all Canadian households this week to collect data for the national population. Statistics Canada began sending package for households and for agriculture on May 2. Forms can be completed…

Family and Community Support Services – In Focus Georgia Dubois Director Smoky River FCSS Empathy – the ability to relate to how someone else is feeling – is at the core of our humanity. The absence of empathy underlies abuse,…