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Work begins on repaving, sidewalk work in Falher

Mac Olsen Express Staff Drivers entering Falher will have to adjust to the 30 km/h speed on Main Street for a several weeks, as the municipality has commenced its sidewalk replacement and street repaving work. The work started on July…

Mac Olsen Express Staff The M.D. of Smoky River No. 130 has hired their spray truck and mower operators for the summer, and they have commenced their work. Normand Boulet, the ag fieldman for the M.D., highlighted this as part…
M.D. council approves tender for repairs at landfill

Mac Olsen Express Staff During their meeting on July 6, the council for the M.D. of Smoky River No. 130 approved Turcotte Construction’s tender in the amount of $13,922. Turcotte Construction will perform repairs to the pesticide container collection facility…
Off to a grand adventure

Chris Clegg For Smoky River Express It hasn’t exactly been forgotten or wiped from the map, but a former northern Alberta resident is trying to promote the Northern Woods and Water Route as Western Canada’s Holiday Highway. Dale Harrison, a…
PIC – Concrete solutions

The sidewalk replacement work was going quickly in Falher last week. Pictured above is the newly created sidewalk along the east side of Main Street, by the Falher Hotel. Construction workers were making their way down the same side of…
Fire department receives 14 calls for service in June

Mac Olsen Express Staff June was a slower than average month for Smoky River Emergency Services, with 14 calls for service. Fire Chief Marcel Maure made his report to the M.D. council during their meeting July 6. The calls for…
PIC – Manatees swimmer wins silver in Fairview

The Smoky River Manatees are proud to announce, at the Fairview meet on June 18, Eli Dubrule won a silver medal in the 7/8-year-old category. The Smoky River Manatees Swim Club has many swim meets to participate in throughtout the…