Bus Roadeo returns May 25 to High Prairie

Richard Froese For The Express Up to 20 bus drivers are expected to test their skills in the fourth annual Northwest (Zone 5) School Bus Roadeo in High Prairie on May 25. Drivers will compete in the daylong event at…
High speeder has licence suspended

Chris Clegg For the Express A woman has given an entirely new meaning to the term “lead-foot driver”. On Friday, April 26, at approximately 2:45 a.m., High Prairie RCMP were conducting patrols of Highway 2 in the Big Lakes County…
Nicolet Insurance donates $818 to FABuLAS’ ball diamond project

Tom Henihan Express Staff On April 30, Nicolet Insurance-BrokerLink Manager, Gisele Soucy presented Pauline Therriault of Falher & Area Beautification & Leisure Activities Society (FABuLAS), with a cheque for $818. Nicolet Insurance raised the financial donation from cotton candy sales…
Ecole Providence holds well-attended open house

Tom Henihan Express Staff Ecole Providence in McLennan held an open house, fun evening event on April 25, with approximately one hundred people attending, Fr. Eucharis, the parish priest, said grace and he stayed to play bingo afterwards. The food,…
Two new projects hope to help the homeless in Peace River

Susan Thompson Express Staff When Krista Loughton screened her documentary on homelessness at the theatre in Peace River, it inspired Marc Boychuk to take action. He spent two days on the streets himself in January of last year to see…
Sixties Scoop tour comes to Peace River

Richard Froese For The Express A dark period in Indigenous history will be on display in Peace River in early May. Everyone is invited to the Sixties Scoop exhibit at the Peace River Museum and Archives Centre on May 2.…
Anti-Alberta campaign killing economy

Richard Froese For The Express Efforts to fight a major campaign against the oil sands are getting off the ground. A guest speaker presented the anti-Alberta campaign April 13 in High Prairie.Vivian Krause explains The Tar Sands Campaign is supported…
PRDS shines at Sundance Stars Festival

Susan Thompson Express Staff The Peace Region Dance Society’s competitive dance troupe attended their first away festival and came home with some impressive awards. Over forty different studios from Edmonton, Calgary, Banff, Fort McMurray and beyond came together to compete…