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Coryn Delaurier (left) and Jessica Willier of McLennan, along with members of the McLennan RCMP detachment dressed in their traditions red serge, proudly led the parade through the downtown core during the town's 100th anniversary celebration, held from June 27-29. Inset photo (left): Mayor Don Regier waves to folks during the parade. A spectacular fireworks (inset photo, right) display was just one of many highlights throughout the historic weekend event, which attracted more than 3,000 people. See Pages 2, 8, 9 and 11 in this week's Express for additional coverage.

McLennan centennial exceeds all expectations

The Town of McLennan's 100th anniversary June 27-29 was a celebration like no other.

Residents return home from 70th Anniversary D-Day celebrations

The June 6th ceremonies commemorating the 70th anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy proved to be a special moment for three Canadians in attendance.

St. Paul Anglican Church/Heritage House receives grant funding

St. Paul’s Anglican Church and Heritage House in McLennan were the subjects of a special ceremony on June 28 commemorating 15 years of hard work towards preservation.


Commentary: Byelection, Liberal and Conservative

Last week’s federal byelection for Fort McMurray – Athabasca was both Conservative and Liberal.

SRE From The Hip: McLennan centennial an amazing experience!


SRE Where Things Stand: Paul Bernardo can marry again? Outrageous!

It's bad enough Paul Bernardo isn't eligible for capital punishment after being convicted, nearly 20 years ago, of the heinous murders of Kristen French and Leslie Mahaffy.

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Spotlight: Archdiocese officially transfers to Grande Prairie

The Archdiocese of Grouard-McLennan has shut down administrative operations in McLennan and transferred to Grande Prairie.

Spotlight: Get ready for this year's 'Sand Blast'

Slave Lake’s annual sand sculpture tournament, Sand Blast, is returning again this year on Saturday July 26 between 11 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. at Devonshire Beach.

Your Horoscope for the second 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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