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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,…
Marvyn Dupuis Foundation Scholarship 2019 recipients

Mr. Marvyn Dupuis’ Legacy of giving back to his community lives on through his sons Troy and Adrian, Georges P. Vanier Alumni. Troy and Adrian continue to award scholarships to deserving Post-Secondary bound seniors looking to build their futures based…
Pelletier shines in school bus zone roadeo

Richard FroeseFor The Express A Falher bus driver finished in the top three in the fourth annual Zone 5 (Northwest) School Bus Roadeo in High Prairie on May 25 hosted by the High Prairie School Division. Veteran driver Carmen Pelletier…
École Héritage Class celebrates graduation

Tom Henihan Express Staff The École Héritage graduation ceremony took place at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Falher on Saturday, May 25. Archbishop Gerard Pettipas, Archdiocese of Grouard-McLennan, officiated at the Eucharistic celebration. St. Anne’s parish priest Father Jean Cornelis…
G.P. Vanier students shine at graduation ceremony on May 19

Tom HenihanExpress Staff G. P. Vanier School Graduation, class of 2019, took place on May 19 under the banner “Our Time to Shine.” Following the established protocol, the ceremony began with the graduates entering the school gym as their names…
Vegas style golf tournament fundraiser May 25

Tom HenihanExpress Staff A 4-ball, Vegas Style Golf Tournament fundraiser will take place at Smoky River Regional Golf Course in McLennan, Saturday May 25 beginning at 10am. All funds raised at the two-round, 18-hole tournament will go to Ecole Providence…