Richard Froese Social media seems to be coming more prominent in the lives of people, especially youth and children. “Kids getting too much screen time” is the headline of a story in the Edmonton Journal on Aug. 27 that tells…
RCMP investigates thefts throughout the area

RCMP News releases On Sept. 13, between 8:30 p.m. and 8:45 p.m., a 2011 white GMC Sierra 3500 was stolen near Girouxville. Moments prior to the theft, an older black SUV was seen in the immediate area. The Alberta licence…
McLennan Terry Fox Run still going the distance

Tom Henihan Express Staff The circuit changed slightly for this year’s McLennan Terry Fox Run with the event starting out from the rear parking lot at Ecole Providence instead of the former location at Kimiwan Lake Birdwalk. The event took…
Alberta tire recycling effort hits 100 million

Spotlight Staff It’s a lot of rubber! Alberta’s tire recycling program has reached a significant milestone: 100 million tires have been recycled since the program’s inception in 1992. “This achievement shows Albertans’ commitment to protecting the environment is stronger than…

Spotlight Staff Will Old Man Winter be arriving soon? Can we expect warm weather until Halloween? The answers to those questions and more are being predicted in The Weather Network’s annual fall forecast, which predicts weather in September, October and…

Express Staff   On Sept. 19, the RCMP responded to a complaint of a wood theft on a rural property, southeast of McLennan. Between Sept. 16 and 18, a large quantity of chopped and prepared firewood was stolen from a…

Progressive Conservative Party of Alberta News release Edmonton – Today (Sept. 14), the Progressive Conservative caucus is questioning the provincial government’s vague plan to bring in new investment and create jobs by implementing a renewable sources target by 2030. “With…
Backpack Buddies

Smoky River Family and Community Support Services – In Focus Colby Robbins FCSS Youth Programming Coordinator Smoky River FCSS would like to introduce you to their second year of Backpack Buddies. This program addresses a very real need in our…

ARIES – Mar 21/Apr 20 Any obstacle can be overcome if you set your mind to it, Aries. Your combination of intellect and work ethic will serve you well in the coming weeks. TAURUS – Apr 21/May 21 Others are…

Manoir du Lac, McLennan October 2, 2016 2-4 p.m. Draws at 3 p.m. Contact Pat Penner at (780) 324-3746 for more information, including admission prices