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East Peace Gas Co-op celebrates grand opening of new building

Tom Henihan Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs East Peace Gas Co-op, in business since 1979, held the grand opening of its new building on Main Street Falher, August 10. Approximately 200 Co-op members and members of the community attended the event, welcomed…
River floating parade just two weeks away

Joe McWilliams Spotlight Let’s get right to it, shall we? Not only does dressing up a ‘floating float’ for the Aug. 26 Great Trail Celebration on Lesser Slave River sound like a lot of fun in itself – there is…

Katrina Owens For pete’s sake ladies and gentlemen, please teach your kids that shoe laces do not (and should not) count as leashes for dogs or cats. If I have to hear about one more preventable canine or feline death…
Smoky River FCSS holds community barbecue

Mac Olsen Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs The Honey Capital Park in Falher was a busy place in the evening of Aug. 9, as Smoky River Family Community and Support Services held a barbecue for the public. Lynn Florence, the new director,…
PIC – Let the mud fly at the Smoky River Mud Bogs!!

The Smoky River Mud Bogs were held at the Smoky River Ag Society grounds near Donnelly during the long weekend of Aug. 5-7. Above, Ernie Deslauriers drives ‘Blue Steel’ in the 600 Super Modified class to a time of 7.90…

RCMP News release   Slave Lake, Alberta – Slave Lake RCMP and the RCMP’s Major Crimes Unit (MCU) have charged two people with second degree murder in the death of 21-year-old Nicole Robar* whose body was recovered from the Lesser…

RCMP News release   Grande Prairie, Alberta – Grande Prairie RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance in locating 15 year old Madison BROSSEAU. She was reported missing on August 14, 2017 and was last seen in Grande Prairie at approximately…