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Top Stories This Week - April 30, 2014

I've got two Easter Bunnies!

Fern's Greenhouse held an Easter Egg Hunt on April 19, which included Maddy Chalifoux, above, and staff member Brenda Moore. A story and more photos about the event are found on Page 9 of this week's Express.

Prevention the key to keeping clubroot out of Peace Country

The Municipal District of Smoky River’s Agricultural Fieldman Normand Boulet is responding this week to new data from the Canola Council of Canada which indicates some forms of clubroot resistance are no longer functioning well against a possible new clubroot pathotype found in the Edmonton region.

HOJA is coming to the Falher Honey Festival

The Falher Honey Festival Committee is pleased to have HOJA perform at this year’s honey festival on Friday, June 20.

Labrecque family pleased with AER regulatory changes

A recent decision by the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) giving Baytex Energy Ltd. until Aug. 15, 2014 to capture tank-top emissions from all of its existing heavy oil operations in the Three Creeks and Reno field areas was the news Donnelly resident Brian Labrecque and his immediate family have been waiting to hear for 2 ˝ years.


Commentary: Kudos for provincial organ and tissue donor registry

The morning of Feb. 20, 2009 was a very low point in my life, as my dad passed away from cardio-obstructive pulmonary disorder at the Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops, B.C.

SRE Sports: Local hockey players help Sabres win rural bantam hockey championship

It was the moment for Joshua Aubin, Cruz Cote and David Sanchez to shine in the limelight, as their team won the Edmonton Rural Bantam Hockey League Championship Trophy recently.

SRE From The Hip: Trying to contend with everyone's stuff

We used to have our fair share of stuff in our humble abode... good stuff, cool stuff, and yes fun stuff!

SRE Where Things Stand: Oil tanker car safety getting much needed improvements

The tragedy in Lac Megantic, Quebec last summer has forced a re-evaluation of oil tanker car safety, but at least the process has begun with regulatory changes.

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Spotlight: On maternity leave? There could be tax implications

Having a baby is an exciting time for everyone. Whether it is the first baby or not, parents are getting ready for a big change.

Spotlight: Anderson shares her T&RC story

Touched by the emotions of the native residential schools through history, Lillian Anderson was among several local people who shared in the Truth and Reconciliation Commission national event in Edmonton from March 27 to 30.

Your Horoscope for the fifth week of April

TAURUS - Apr 21/May 21 Untangle yourself from conflicts at work, Taurus. This is not the time to get involved in anything that may put your chances for a promotion in jeopardy.


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