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‘… Jesus will bring him home’

Woman holds onto hope missing son will return Susan Thompson South Peace News Eight months ago, in the middle of December, 23-year-old Jordan Nahachick walked out of the Peace River Hospital. He has not been seen since. According to his…

Susan Thompson South Peace News More details of a dramatic arrest on the Peace River bridge have emerged in court. Mukhtar Ali was arrested at gunpoint by Peace Regional RCMP on Aug. 26. The arrest temporarily stopped traffic on Highway…

Richard Froese South Peace News Hunters will have plenty to see and buy at the annual Grimshaw Gun Show from Sept. 21-22. Excitement is building for the event at the Grimshaw Curling Rink. “We have another sold-out show,” says Jerrold…

Susan Thompson South Peace News Kyle Blais, who maintains residences in both Grande Prairie and McLennan, was in Falher provincial court on Sept. 5 facing accusations of sexual assault from the mother of his children and his former wife, Margaret…
Minister visits Falher during province-wide tour

Tom Henihan Express Staff Service Alberta Minister, Nate Glubish did a two-week tour of Alberta communities to meet with local people and discuss three principal topics: the Mobile Home Sites Tenancy Act , rural internet and registries, three topics that…
Local educator joins Ecole Providence teaching staff

Tom Henihan Express Staff Ecole Providence’s new Grade 5/ 6 teacher is certainly not new to the community. Alysia Sharpe is a long time resident of McLennan and has been a teacher for eleven years, the last two in High…

Chris Clegg Hundreds of millions of people were fascinated when they saw the first colour photograph of earth. This supposedly huge chuck of rock we call home looked so small and fragile, a tiny blue globe in the vast expanse…

Express Staff Dialysis service is being extended at the Peace River Community Health Centre. Patients with chronic kidney disease can now have more days for appointments starting Sept. 3, says a news release from Alberta Health Services dated Aug. 29.…
Positive developments for gymnastics club as new season begins

Tom Henihan Express Staff Smoky River Gymnastics Club (SRGC) will begin its 2019, fall season with a new head coach, additional programming and a new location. The club’s recently appointed head coach, Manon Turcotte is a veteran gymnastics coach with…
Big turnout for RCMP Musical Ride

Susan Thompson Express Staff The Royal Canadian Mounted Police Musical Ride returned to the Peace River fairgrounds on August 27. About 2500 people came out to enjoy the iconic Canadian tradition. The musical ride has been ongoing since 1876. It…
Be aware of school buses as students are back in class

Richard Froese For the Express Students are back on the buses in and class as motorists are reminded to drive safely. “When approaching a school bus – think about the students,” says Harry Davis, director of transportation for High Prairie…