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Owens nominated for teaching excellence

Spotlight Staff Longtime school teacher and administrator Bob Owens has been nominated for the Prime Minister’s Award for Teaching Excellence. Owens, currently the principal of Georges P. Vanier School in Donnelly, has been nominated as the High Prairie School Division…
Cardinal new success coach for Kinuso School

Spotlight Staff Tahza Cardinal has been appointed as a new success coach for Kinuso School under High Prairie School Division. He will be working with Joyce Hunt, another success coach Joyce Hunt, says an HPSD news release. Cardinal has several…
Vipers split a pair of games with Falcons

Mac Olsen Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs The regular basketball season has come to an end for the junior teams at Georges P. Vanier. They hosted the St. Francis Falcons from Slave Lake on February 15. The girls played first and the…
Evangelical youth mission visits Catholic schools

Tom Henihan Spotlight Six members of Pure Witness Ministries, a Catholic youth oriented evangelical mission based in Saskatoon spent 11 days, February 6 to February 16 in the Peace River region. The group put on retreats and performed at Holy…

Tom Henihan Since the collapse of the Soviet Union and the end of the Cold War around 1991, Hollywood has had to go to great lengths to find a compelling nemesis that offered a creditable but entertaining threat to the…
Smoky River Historical Society holds annual fundraiser

Tom Henihan Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs Seventy people attended the Societe Historique De Smokey River annual fundraiser at the Centre Chevaliers on Sunday February 12. This is the first year the event was held at the Centre Chevaliers with the hall…

Spotlight Staff Alberta’s energy sector is showing optimistic signs on the first anniversary of the royal review. Rig counts across Alberta have risen substantially compared with this time last year as economic activity and jobs return in the energy sector,…