Perfecting your goose and duck calling

Mac Olsen Spotlight Avery Outdoors and Richie McKnight a World renown goose and duck caller came from Kentucky to the Peace Country to hunt geese and ducks with Bluesky Outfitting. Richie McKnight and his crew spent last week with Kevin…
Art with a Heart at work again

Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader It looks like the kind folks who helped Slave Lakers redecorate their homes after the 2011 fire are back at it again helping those affected in the Fort McMurray area. Nicola Ramsey, one of the co-ordinators…

Wildrose Party News release Wildrose Leader Brian Jean is launching another leg of his province-wide tour to listen to Albertans about their concerns about the future of the province. The fall tour will allow Jean to provide his positive vision…

Joe McWilliams Chris Clegg of the High Prairie South Peace News posed an intriguing question a couple of weeks ago: Who is the person that ‘Stoess’ Street in High Prairie is named after? Nobody in High Prairie historical circles seems…

Express Staff Club Alouette Members of the Club Alouette in Falher are invited for the organization’s annual Thanksgiving dinner. It will be held at the Club Alouette on Oct. 14, beginning at 5 p.m. with cocktails and the dinner at…

RCMP News release Wabasca, Alberta – The Royal Canadian Mounted Police can now confirm that a 44-year-old woman and a 52-year-old-man, both of whom had been found deceased in a residence in Wabasca, on the afternoon of Friday, September 23,…

Dan Dibbelt Smoky River Regional Economic Development There seems to be some dissatisfaction with the Alberta government, and surprisingly it’s not just coming from the opposition’s side. As of late a lot of people seem to take exception to the…

Spotlight Staff Organizations are invited to apply for grants between $50,000 and $200,000 for projects spanning up to two years. Eligible groups include non-profit agencies, schools, municipal governments, Metis settlements and First Nations communities. Civil forfeiture allows authorities to seize…
RCMP investigates wood theft from a private property

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 private…
Diane’s Cuisine opens in the Centre Chevaliers

Mac Olsen Express Staff If you’re planning a breakfast, lunch or dinner meeting and need to book a catering service, consider Diane’s Cuisine. Diane Chiasson opened Diane’s Cuisine at the Centre Chevaliers in Falher on Sept. 12, and features home-cooked…
A large turnout for Kimiwan Lake Naturalists Community Hike

Tom Henihan Express Staff There was a great turnout for Kimiwan Lake Naturalists Community Hike at the O’Mahony Conservation Area, 9 kilometers south of McLennan on Highway 2. The early fall weather was perfect: fresh enough to make a brisk…

Smoky River Family and Community Support Services – In Focus Jean Moore-Lemoine Friends of the Smoky River Transportation Society Smoky River Community Transportation Program; more than just a seniors’ bus, more than just a medical trip bus, more than just…