HAPPENINGS

Purple Tree and SL Speaks Out campaign to end violence

‘Where to turn’ is the theme of this year’s Family Violence Prevention Month. Northern Haven Support Society board has two events in November. It is launching an ongoing campaign called Slave Lake Speaks Out and has a purple Christmas tree at the Christmas Craft Sale to collect gifts for the women and children in the shelter.

NEWS

Local man recognized for innovation

George Charlebois of Wagner figures he’s the first person in western Canada to use drone technology to photograph cutblocks for forest products companies. It was new for them and new for him and far from certain he’d be able to make it fly.