NLC holds Road Show Open House

Mac Olsen Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs Hamburgers and fun were the fare for the Road Show Open House at the Northern Lakes College campus in McLennan on April 7. The campus was open to the public to highlight the programs available.…
Taekwondo clubs hold end-of-season testing day

Mac Olsen Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs Members of Smoky River Taekwondo and Iron Tiger Taekwondo of Manning met at Georges P. Vanier on April 1 for their annual end-of-season testing and advancement day. Alain Johnson, head instructor for Smoky River Taekwondo,…
Self-taught artist making her mark

Chris Clegg Spotlight Just under two years ago, Jennifer Calliou wanted to find something she and her children could enjoy together. She went to the H&S Dollar Store in High Prairie and purchased some paints. “I thought it’d be a…
Girouxville Co-op Ltd. is celebrating 75 years in business

Mac Olsen Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs Girouxville Co-op Ltd. is 75 years young in 2017 and the organization is hosting a series of events to commemorate the anniversary. The co-op held its annual general meeting at the Girouxville community hall in…
Nutrition program expands at local schools

Richard Froese Spotlight An additional $250,000 from the provincial government has been dished out to High Prairie School Division to expand the nutrition program. “High Prairie School Division is very pleased that the Alberta government has continued to fund the…
High Prairie students off to nationals

Richard Froese Spotlight Two students of Prairie River Junior High School in High Prairie have qualified for the Canada-Wide Science Fair next month. Eve Keay and Rae-Anne Gill, with their combined project of Eco Death, won the overall best in…