PICS – HPE celebrates aboriginal culture

High Prairie Elementary School celebrated the aboriginal culture on June 2 to mark Aboriginal Day on June 21. Grade 5 students participated in various activities such as the story of  powwow and dancing, handgames, crafts with beads, a lesson on…

The annual Honey Festival in Falher began on June 17, and the parade is always a big draw for those attending. The parade was held in the evening and the RCMP led the way, as seen in this photo. The…

Smoky River Fire and Rescue responded to a truck fire on June 14, on Highway 49 west of Falher. The truck was struck by lightning and a fire destroyed it. Here are series of contributed photos. Watch for a story…
PIC – Manatee member wins medal

Blake Lambert, a member of the Smoky River Manatees Swim Club, brought home a bronze medal from the meet in Slave Lake on June 4. He competed in the under 14 boys category and placed first in the short breast…

Tom Henihan Express Staff The Club D’age D’or at Villa Beausejour held its annual three-day Garage Sale fundraiser on May 26, 27, and 28. Club D’age D’or (Golden Age Club) is a registered society, which allows it to raise funds…

ARIES – Mar 21/Apr 20 Aries, communication between you and another is a bit stilted this week. You need to find a new strategy to introduce the topics you want to discuss. TAURUS – Apr 21/May 21 Taurus, you have…
BigCharles named HP’s Top Cadet

Chris Clegg South Peace News An evening celebrating the High Prairie Air Cadet Squadron’s successful season was enjoyed by all June 2. “Have you ever seen such a sharper group of cadets?” asked Evelyn Hutchings, Northwest Wing Director, Air Cadet…

Express Staff Smoky River Fire and Rescue received 23 calls for service in May. Fire chief Marcel Maure discussed his report with the M.D. council during their meeting on June 8. The calls for service consisted of: . 10 medical…

Commentary by Tom Henihan “I am the greatest.” He took that phrase and made it his own. It would be hard to imagine anyone else trying to assume that mantle without looking absurd. Muhammad Ali came to embody that phrase…
The Fieldman’s Files – Dame’s rocket

Normand Boulet, CCA Agricultural Fieldman When the new Weed Control Act was proclaimed in 2010, it signaled a major shift of focus from agricultural weeds, to agricultural weeds and invasive plants which impact the environment – especially wetlands and other…