Slave Lake team wins Angler’s Cup

Katrina Owens Spotlight Seventy teams of fishermen and fisherwomen rolled into Slave Lake on June 16th for the annual Canadian Tire Anglers Cup. Weather conditions weren’t all that bad but the wind on the Saturday (June 17th) made for an…
Season starts with Opening Tournament 2017

Tom Henihan Spotlight The Smoky River Regional Golf Course, Opening Tournament had 43 players participate in the June 17 and 18 two-day event. The tournament got under way on both days at approximately 9.30 in the morning and the event…
HPSD honours employees for long service

Richard Froese Spotlight High Prairie School Division honoured employees during the Long-Service Awards Night on May 26 in High Prairie. More than 80 staff members were recognized for their milestone years of service to the division, says a news release…
French ECS graduation held at Ecole Routhier

Mac Olsen Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs Ten French kindergarten students at Ecole Routhier are moving up in the world next fall. But before that, they had their moment to shine in the spotlight, as their teacher held a graduation ceremony for…
Explore the outdoors and be safe

Richard Froese Spotlight Spruce Point Park west of Kinuso was the scene of an Outdoor Expo on June 10 to promote safe and healthy outdoor activities. Big Lakes County hosted the event with a grant of $1,495 from the Alberta…
A perfect day at the lake for fishing derby

Tom Henihan Spotlight The weather was ideal, sunny and warm will a cool breeze by the water during the ninth annual Knights of Columbus Children’s Fishing Derby at Winagmi Lake Provincial Park on Saturday, June 10. Although the conditions were…