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Richard Froese Spotlight Farmers and rural property owners were enlightened on benefits and opportunities of solar energy during a workshop March 10 in High Prairie. “It is becoming increasingly profitable for Alberta farmers to generate their own electricity and sell…
SPOTLIGHT – Seniors honoured to share their wisdom in book

Richard Froese Spotlight Seniors were celebrated as High Prairie photographer Jodi Sware released her book “Wisdom of Our Elders” during an open house March 19 at the High Prairie and District Museum. “I’ve been waiting for this book since I…

Express Staff The McLennan RCMP Detachment is requesting the public’s help to solve several recent cases. On March 29, the RCMP responded to a complaint of a burned pickup truck at the Blue Ridge Campground. The RCMP conducted an investigation…

Smoky River Regional Economic Development Dan Dibbelt It all started with a simple Facebook post: “Brian Fernandez about a month ago “Since Heinz decided to pull the plug on its Canadian plant in Leamington, 740 jobs were lost. Heinz decided…

Smoky River Family and Community Support Services – In Focus Georgia Dubois Director, Smoky River FCSS The Smoky River Community Transportation began more than 10 years ago and is unique to the Smoky River region. General operating funds are derived…

The junior high badminton team (above) and the senior high team (below) for Georges P. Vanier in Donnelly have been formed and they are participating in tournaments. Look for a story later, about a tournament that GPV and Ecole Heritage…

Conseil scolaire duNORD-OUEST No. 1 Presentations Since the meeting was held at the École des Quatre-Vents, the principal and the school council were invited to meet with Board. The President of the School Council, Mrs. Julia Martin, presented a report…

Tom Henihan Express Staff A lot of hard work and discipline is paying off for the Smoky River Dance Society (SRDS) with a successful and busy schedule as the season winds to a close. Competing for a second year in…

Jocelyne Gervais Falher Library Zinio is something to get excited about. Magazine junkies will find a lot to like about Zinio! Want to read digital versions of your favourite magazines? With the library’s online service, you can! With Zinio for…

Paul Rochon passed away peacefully on March 17, 2016 in McLennan, Alberta at the age of 83 years. Paul was born in Edmonton, son of Noe Rochon and Luce Maurier on January 27, 1933. Paul’s work career started at a…

June Caroline Pakarnyk (Oe) (Maiden Anderson), a long-time resident of Watino, Alberta, passed away at the Sacred Heart Community Health Centre in McLennan, Alberta on March 22, 2016 at the age of 75 years. June was born in Armstrong, British…