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Faye Turcotte Edward John Chomiak’s new trial date has been set for April 25, 2016 in Peace River. This will be the fourth trial date. Chomiak has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder in the case of Melody…

Tom Henihan Approximately 80 people attended the Stew Supper fundraiser on Sunday, November 22, at the McLennan United Church. The Church generally holds two suppers a year, usually in the fall, as autumn seems like an appropriate time for this…

Tom Henihan The designated Universal Children’s Day was celebrated at Routhier School in Falher from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday November 20. Unfortunately, this year, November 20 fell on a Professional Development Day when students were off school…

by Richard Froese Who says history doesn’t repeat itself in Canadian federal politics. When former prime minister Pierre Trudeau left office in 1984, Albertans and western Canadians thought that they had seen the end of a national leader with that…

by Richard Froese You could say Gary Couch of High Prairie has the fastest gun in the west. He is actually the sharpest shooter in the country as the Canadian men’s high points champion with the Cowboy Mounted Shooters Association…

by Mac Olsen If it’s a birdhouse or other projects desired, then Jacinthe Gervais will put her talents to work for you. Gervais, who lives in Donnelly, has spent 15 years working on wood projects. One of her first was…

ARIES – Mar 21/Apr 20 Aries, you can be quite generous when you choose to be, but sometimes you can overlook the needs of others. Pay as much attention to others’ needs as possible this week. TAURUS – Apr 21/May…

by Mac Olsen The Girouxville Community Hall was busy on Nov. 14, as 35 vendors had their items for sale. It was the annual Girouxville Christmas Show and Sale, organized by Laura Leclerc. “It’s always a good turnout,” says Leclerc.…

by Tom Henihan McLennan’s Heritage House, “Christmas in November” was a picture perfect event: Fresh snow, a seasonal white cross on the door of St. Paul’s Church and Christmas music issuing softly from bell tower. Inside the Heritage House, the…