Bouncefest a bouncing success

Susan Thompson Express Staff A new festival event entertained Peace River families over the long weekend while also helping Peace River’s homeless. Bouncefest was held at the Al Adair Rec Centre on August 3. The event’s biggest draw of the…
Village of Donnelly Regular Meeting, August 7 2019

At the Village of Donnelly regular meeting on August 7, recently elected Kyle Heyn read and signed the oath of office, and was welcomed to council by Mayor Myrna Lanctot, Deputy Mayor Brian Labrecque, and councillors Aubrey Stenhouse and Lyle…
Crop cocktails popular in High Prairie area

Richard Froese For The Express Cocktail cover crops were the order of the day at a plot tour in High Prairie on Aug. 6 hosted by the Peace Country Beef and Forage Association (PCBFA). About 30 people were updated at…
Sky-high entertainment at the Peace Regional Air Show

Tom Henihan Express Staff The skies certainly “came alive” at the 2019, Peace Regional Air Show on July 31. With the weather uncertain but mainly cooperative, the 3-hour air display took off around 1.30 pm. The lineup for the days…
A lot on the agenda at SARDA “Summer Field Tour” 2019

Tom Henihan Express Staff Producers, mostly from the region, attended the Smoky Applied Research and Demonstration Association (SARDA) 2019 Summer Field Tour, on July 25. SARDA’s mission is “To facilitate the transfer of unbiased ideas and information between research institutions,…
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…
Harmon Valley Fall Fair happens August 17

Tom Henihan Express Staff Harmon Valley Ag Society and Northern Sunrise County present the 37th annual Harmon Valley Fall Fair on August 17, beginning at 1pm. The Saturday afternoon event offers a broad variety of activities and promises to be…
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,…