Group tours battlefields in northern Europe

Tom HenihanExpress Staff McLennan Legion Branch 153, “Guided Canadian Battlefields Tour” of northern Europe took place from April 26 to May 11. The 16-day trip, organized by Francis Lessard, involved a 14-day tour, taking participants to European cities including London,…
Peace River cyclists raise thousands for kids with cancer

Susan ThompsonExpress Staff Local pharmacist Tony Nickonchuk of Peace River committed to cycling 100km each day for three days through the Canadian Rockies as part of the Tour for Kids Alberta fundraiser. “We ride for kids with cancer, to raise…

Tom Henihan On July 4, Jason Kenney announced a yearlong, $2.5 million inquiry into foreign interests opposed to the development of Alberta’s oil industry donating money to environmental groups in Canada. Kenney promises that the inquiry will look into not…

Joe McWilliams The other night as your reporter should have been sleeping an idea for a story occurred. It had to do with some of the strange and sometimes funny incidents that come up from time to time in this…

Tom HenihanExpress Staff The Peace River Municipal Library in collaboration with the Peace River Aboriginal Interagency Committee, held its annual Indigenous Art Show, from June 19 to July 17, Edmonton based Métis singer/songwriter Cindy Paul performed at the formal opening…
“Church in the Park” in Falher, July 7

Tom HenihanExpress Staff McLennan, Victory Life Church, sixth annual Church in the Park took place in Falher on Sunday, July 7. Although the weather was somewhat chilly when the Church in the Park prayer service began at 10.30am, approximately 160…

Express Staff Grande Prairie RCMP have been responding to a number of incidents where counterfeit Canadian currency is being used at multiple businesses in the Grande Prairie area. RCMP have approximately 20 reported incidents where paper dollar bills where counterfeit…

Alberta Health Services World Hepatitis Day is July 28. Close to 300 million people around the world live with a hepatitis B infection. It is potentially life-threatening and is spread through blood or body fluids from an infected person. What…

Express Staff On July 4, 2019, at approximately 11:00 a.m., Grande Prairie Rural RCMP responded to an incident involving a travelling group offering paving services at discounted prices. Individuals are travelling door to door offering residential paving for a fraction…
Peace River church burns down

Susan ThompsonExpress Staff The Seventh Day Adventist Church on 98 Ave in Peace River and a house next to it burned down in the early hours of July 3. The fire department got the call at about 3 a.m. and…