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Mac Olsen Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs   During their meeting on April 12, council for the M.D. of Smoky River No. 130 approved $42,116.23 for the Smoky River Regional Airport Authority’s budget for 2016. The total budget is $115,650 and the…

Chris Clegg South Peace News The North Peace Hockey League could swell to nine teams before the 2016-17 season begins. The Grande Prairie Athletics returned to the league after teams voted unanimously to re-admit the team at the spring meeting…

Chris Clegg South Peace News Teams denies release of list The NPHL will not be releasing its list of fighting majors accumulated by players to teams next season. When a player is involved in his third fight of the season,…

Farm Credit Canada News release Farm Credit Canada’s Save Tax and Simplify Farm Transfer workshop on April 5 (at the Falher Regional Recreation Complex), led by Merle Good, focused on helping producers choose the right business structure to help minimize…

Friends of Medicare News release Friends of Medicare are calling for a review of the governance and structure of AHS in light of accusations brought forward by former CEO Vickie Kaminski. “Kaminski’s resignation letter sets a concerning tone. Governments are…

Wildrose Party News release This week, Wildrose Shadow Municipal Affairs Minister Pat Stier challenged the government to restore the cancelled Grants in Lieu of Taxes Program, which pays for the important municipal and social housing facilities vulnerable Albertans need. The…
SPOTLIGHT – Watershed planning begins

LSWC Staff For Spotlight Following successful stakeholder workshops in High Prairie and Slave Lake in November, the Lesser Slave Watershed Council is beginning development of its Integrated Watershed Management Plan. The council is engaging with consultants with expertise in watershed…

ARIES – Mar 21/Apr 20 Changes at work may prove lucrative for you, Aries. That’s a bit of good news you can use right now, especially if you plan on throwing a big party or taking a vacation. TAURUS –…

The Girouxville Enhancement Committee has received a $2,500 donation from Alberta Treasury Branch to improve the community rink. Pictured above, left-right, are Gaby Maure, Alex Brochu, Tracy Prellwitz and Linley Coward. Alberta Treasury Branch supports community projects that focus on…