RCMP News release On Aug. 14, the McLennan RCMP Detachment responded to a report of a break and enter at 701 Main Street, the M.D. yard in Falher. Security footage at the site shows a single male jumping the fence…
Fieldman’s File – August 24, 2016

Normand Boulet, CCA Agricultural Fieldman M.D. of Smoky River It’s not that I want to try and make it sound like weed and pest inspectors are important, at best I expect most people consider them to be a necessary evil, however…

Canada News Wire News release Trees clean our air, filter ground water, increase property value, enhance our quality of life and contribute to economic prosperity in the forestry sector. Forests provide Canadians with places to camp, hike, bike and relax…

Katrina Owens Spotlight Healthy living are two words that tend to coincide with clean eating and exercising. However, there’s another aspect of a healthy lifestyle that sometimes is forgotten about – dental hygiene. “I’ve been opened since 2003,” says Terri…

Commentary by Chris Clegg Reading and hearing of the megabucks earned by movie stars and athletes truly makes the mind boggle. Basketball and baseball players are signing $100 million plus contracts. Hockey and football players are not as fortunate. They…

New law supports victims who need to break their rental lease Government of Alberta News release For victims of domestic violence, survival can mean getting through a day. With little thought to the luxury of long-term planning, those who are…

RCMP News release Police have charged Edward Devin Boyce Gladue, a 19-year-old man from Whitefish Lake First Nation, with two counts of second-degree murder in connection with the murders of Dylan Laboucan and Cory Grey, both of whom were reported…
Sucker Creek First Nation celebrates culture at pow wow

Richard Froese Spotlight Aboriginal culture was celebrated at the fourth annual Sucker Creek Powwow, held Aug. 13-14. Colourful outfits, drummers and singers delighted the crowds in the arbour as community leaders, dignitaries and flags led the grand entry for each…
Birdwalk end of season BBQ August 25

Tom Henihan Express Staff The Kimiwan Birdwalk Interpretive Centre will hold its annual End of Season Barbeque on Thursday August 25 with supper served around 5.30pm. The barbeque is a celebration marking the end of the season when the local…

Dear Editor: I would like to reply to the regional commentary in the Aug. 10/2016 Leader. Here again, I hear the plea for Slave Lake residents to shop local and support local business. Quite simply put, I can’t afford to.…
Manoir du Lac Family Lunch Box Social, September 10

Tom Henihan Express Staff The Manoir du Lac Family Lunch Box Social on September 10, is an innovative way of engaging residents in a creative project, bringing family and friends of Manoir residents together to share lunch and raise money…