Retiring Anglican Bishop celebrates Mass in McLennan

Tom Henihan Express Staff The Anglican Bishop of Athabasca, Right Reverend Fraser Lawton, presided at Mass in St. Paul’s Anglican Church in McLennan, on Sunday August 18. Bishop Lawton was scheduled to say Mass in St. Paul’s Church this October,…
Variety is the spice of life at Garden of Eatin

Tom Henihan Express Staff One of the drawbacks to living in a rural area is finding an interesting variety of fresh vegetables, especially those grown organically without the use of pesticides and other chemicals. “Garden of Eatin,” located on Range…
Kimiwan Birdwalk holds annual “End of Season BBQ,” August 22

Tom Henihan Express Staff The Kimiwan Birdwalk in conjunction with McLennan Northern Alberta Railway Museum will hold its annual “End of Season Barbeque” on Thursday, August 22 at 5PM at the Museum and Birdwalk Interpretive Centre grounds. The annual year-end…
Kids loved every minute of the LSLIRC “Youth Golf Tournament”

Tom Henihan Express Staff The Lesser Slave Lake Indian Regional Council (LSLIRC) health directors and staff, held their 9thAnnual “Youth Golf Tournament,” at Smoky River Regional Golf Course in McLennan, on August 9. LSLIRC Health Director, Marcella Schnurr opened the…
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,…