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Mac Olsen Express Staff smokyriverexpress.com @SmokyRiverExprs   The Falher Pirates are down another game. They hosted the Grande Prairie Athletics, who won the game by a score of 7-3. Below are some action photos of the first period. Look for…
Pirates win against Comets and Regals, but forefeit opener

Mac Olsen Express Staff The Falher Pirates managed a victory at home in the evening November 9, winning handily against the Manning Comets. However, this was tempered by the fact that the Pirates have forfeit the game they played against…
PIC – High Prairie Air Cadets in McLennan

Members of the High Prairie Royal Canadian Air Cadets Squadron No. 539 attended the Remembrance Day service in McLennan on November 11. Left-right are Captain Verna Ogg; Leading Air Cadet Danni Goodswimmer; Dave Champion, president of the Royal Canadian Legion…
Obituary – Lucien Pearson passes away at age 92

PEARSON, Lucien – Naquilt le 17 janvier 1926 à Saint-Joseph-d’Alma, Québec. Il est décédé le 3 novembre 2018, à Peace River, Alberta. Il laisse dans le deuil ses enfants Cécile (enfants: Cynthia et Yvan); Marcel & Aida (enfants: Jodi, Derek,…

Submitted by Georges P. Vanier Marvyn Dupuis lived in the Smoky River region, where he raised his family, for many years. His boys graduated from Georges P. Vanier School. Marvyn, a giving, generous man, created the Marvyn Dupuis Foundation and…
New member for the Town of Falher council

Mac Olsen Express Staff James Bell has joined as Falher council’s newest member. Bell swore the oath of office at the start of the council meeting, held during the evening of November 13. Bell replaces Geoff Turnquist, who resigned from…
Peace Regional RCMP charge male youth for uttering threats

RCMP News release Peace River, Alberta – A 15-year-old male has been arrested and charged after alleged threats were posted to social media. On November 10, 2018, Peace Regional RCMP received a complaint of threats that were posted online that…

Express Staff Those wishing to get an early start on their Christmas shopping are encouraged to attend the Tina Gach’s event at the Centre Chevaliers this Saturday. “This is my fifth straight year putting this event together,” says Gach. “It’s…

Mac Olsen Calgarians came to their senses on November, voting against the City of Calgary’s bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics. And it is a good thing that they did as no city in Canada should host another Olympics event,…