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Perfect weather and excellent turnout

Tom HenihanExpress Staff This year’s Peace River Powwow and Aboriginal Gathering took place on June 22 and 23 at the Peace River Agricultural Grounds in Northern Sunrise County. The 16th annual powwow and 24th Aboriginal Gathering was scheduled for June…
Huge turnout for Northern Sunrise County anniversary

Susan ThompsonExpress Staff The live entertainment, petting zoo, bouncy castles and barbeque at Cecil Thompson park brought a huge number of people out to celebrate Northern Sunrise County’s 25th anniversary . “The County’s Canada Day and 25 Year Anniversary Celebration…
Peace River celebrates Pride Weekend

Tom HenihanExpress Staff The ninth annual Peace River LGBTQ2 Weekend and Pride Parade took place over the June 7 weekend with the Saturday parade beginning at noon on Main Street and following a route through downtown to Riverside Park. The…
Seniors recognized in Peace River with fun and prizes

Susan ThompsonExpress Staff Seniors Week has formally honoured seniors in Alberta for over 30 years. This year’s celebration at the Chateau Nova in Peace River brought 170 seniors from the communities of Peace River, Fairview, Hines Creek, and Northern Sunrise…
“Wop” May plane replica dedication on Canada Day

Kimiwan Birdwalk and Railway Museum begin season Tom HenihanExpress Staff The Kimiwan Birdwalk Interpretive Centre and the Northern Alberta Historical and Railway Museum, located on Highway 2 in McLennan are tentatively scheduled to open towards the end of June. However,…