Here are some of the photos our and your camera lenses have captured over the past week.
Mick Mahon Jr. sent us this photo of Saturday night’s storm taken at Heritage Lake.
Joe Jacob sent us this photo of the Morinville Legion Golf Tournament winners, Eugene, Liezel, Kevin and Darren, along with a screenshot of the event sponsors, for whom they are grateful.
A house sparrow flaps its wings to adjust its balance on a shrub. –Stephen Dafoe Photo
The Morinville Veterinary Clinic held its first craft fair and dog show on Saturday. German Shephard Kenai won the obedience ribbon and was the best dog in the dog show. – Lucie Roy Photography
Marley, an English Springer Spaniel, won the competition for best costume. – Lucie Roy Photography
Ace in the Best Costume Contest. – Lucie Roy Photography
The loudest dog ribbon went to Dodger, a butterfly dog from Ponoka. Gail Cooper presents the ribbon to Audrey Murley. – Lucie Roy Photography
The Goodest Girl Ribbon award went to Maple, a Burmese mountain dog owned by Jocelyn Lazowski. – Lucie Roy Photography
The Alexander Valve & Supply manufacturing plant in Alexander First Nation held its grand opening on Friday, August 19, with over 200 people in attendance. The ribbon-cutting ceremony was conducted by Ken Braget CEO/Chairman AVS, Ian Arcand CEO, Chief George Arcand Jr., Kris VanderBurg, Chief Operating Officer, Alexander Business Corp and The Honorable Rick Wilson, UCP Minister of Relations with the natives. You can read the full story here. – Lucie Roy Photography
Alexander First Nation Chief George Arcand Jr. poses with Morinville Mayor Simon Boersma before the final grand entrance of this year’s traditional powwow. Chief Arcand did Mayor Boersma the honor of carrying the eagle staff and walking alongside him in the grand entrance. – Photo courtesy of Mayor Boersma.
Alexander First Nation Treaty Days included a traditional Pow Wow with two grand entries on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. This year’s traditional powwow featured 17 drum groups and more than 300 dancers dancing in elaborate costumes during the six grand entrances. Sunday marked the 145th anniversary of the signing of Treaty 6. A special monument was unveiled at the Alberta Legislature earlier in the day.
Friday evening August 20 – Photos by Lucie Roy
Sunday evening August 21 – Photos by Stephen Dafoe