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One sweet honey festival!

Pictured above, from left, are Brenna, Hannah and Simon Garant with Beesabeille, the Falher Honey Festival mascot. The festival was held June 20-22, which included a parade, slow-pitch tournament and Shannon Smith in concert. A story and more photos are found on Pages 8 & 9.

Smoky River FCSS enjoys a successful year in 2013

The success of any regional-based organization is only as good as the people behind it.

More support for Park Regalo in Donnelly

Richardson Pioneer has stepped up to the plate yet again, as a major sponsor for a local fundraising initiative.

Lots at this year’s ag society fair

From a float parade to the bench show and quilt displays, this year’s agricultural fair will have something for everyone, and youth are especially welcome to participate.


Commentary: Summer vacation: just the two of us!

The end of another school year likely has many of us thinking about those lazy, hazy crazy days of summer ahead and some much-anticipated rest and relaxation.

SRE Sports: Plenty of twisted metal at 2014 demolition derby

Flat tires, blown radiators and crumpled metal highlighted the thrill-seeking destruction found at this year's version of the demolition derby in Donnelly June 22.

SRE From The Hip: Fight the Bite during the mosquito season

Summer has arrived in Alberta, bringing with it long days, warm nights and you guessed it... those dreaded itchy and annoying mosquito bites?

SRE Where Things Stand: Click 'yes' to confirm you want to continue receiving your important email subscriptions

Usually, on Friday mornings, my weekly column is the last thing to get done, what with finalizing stories, pictures, ads and layout of all the pages for the following week's paper.

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Spotlight: Roseanne Supernault talks Maïna, working as a First Nations actress

Actress Roseanne Supernault, title star of the 2013 film Maïna, was at the Park Theatre in High Prairie on the evening of June 24, signing autographs, attending a showing and speaking a little about her experiences with filming Maïna and working as a First Nations actress.

Spotlight: Transloading facility near Reno to ship lots of oil

With petroleum production going full out in the Peace Country, there is the issue of logistics – how to get that product to market, whether it’s by pipeline, tanker truck or rail.

Your Horoscope for the first week of July

CANCER - Jun 22/Jul 22 Cancer, professional obligations may prevent you from spending time with loved ones, but only if you let them. Let higher-ups know where your priorities lie.


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