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Girouxville’s new rink reaches completion

Tom Henihan Express Staff After four years of planning, coordinating and fundraising, Girouxville Enhancement Committee has finally achieved its goal and the new Girouxville rink is now ready for ice. On July 24, Trevor Zahara, owner of Peak Play a…

Susan Thompson Express Staff Peace River’s town council has vowed to use every political and legal option available after receiving a demand letter for $600,000 in additional GST payments from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). Finance Manager Allan Schramm presented…

Susan Thompson Express Staff The ice plant has been turned on and things are starting to get chilly in the new Peace River Recreation Centre as the project nears completion. Final work including tiling, moving in furniture, some lighting installation,…
Alberta RCMP offers tips for water safety this summer

Express Staff Summers in Alberta are a great time to hit the lakes and rivers; however, the increase in people using natural water ways also leads to increased risk of accidents and drowning. This summer, whenever operating a boat, canoe,…
Future of daycare pilot grant now uncertain

Susan Thompson Express Staff Peace River’s only daycare is preparing for a possible increase in fees next spring now that a popular $25 per day childcare pilot program is under review by the new UCP government. A childcare centre in…
Sisters donate lemonade money to local cause

Tom Henihan Express Staff Earlier this summer, three enterprising and community-minded sisters, Brooke, Callie and Morgan Giroux set up a lemonade stand in McLennan. While a lemonade stand is usually an early sign of the entrepreneurial spirit, the Giroux sisters…
Vist Heritage House for “Strawberry Tea”

Tom Henihan Express Staff It is an excellent opportunity to visit Heritage House and St. Paul’s Anglican Church in McLennan when the Heritage Society holds its seasonal ‘Strawberry Tea’ event from 2pm to 4pm, Sunday July 28. St. Paul’s Church…