Pirates 2-1 for the season start

Mac Olsen Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs The Falher Pirates were off to a strong start on Nov. 4, hosting the High Prairie Regals in their home opener, and winning 10-3. “It was a good first game,” says Coach Taylor Cote. “We…
Girouxville new council holds its first regular meeting

Tom Henihan Express Staff Village of Girouxville’s newly elected council convened for its first regular council meeting on Wednesday November 8. All council members were present at that meeting and are pictured from left: Ernest Johnson, Carmen Ewing, Benjamin Dion,…
You can report poachers in Alberta online

Spotlight Staff The province is making it easier to report poachers by giving Albertans the option to use smartphones or computers to report suspicious hunting or fishing activity, says a news release dated Nov. 3. “Our hope is that by…
PIC – Falher Library buys new books with donations

Nicolet Insurance Ltd. and Winmar of Grande Prairie have provided a total of $702.50 to the Falher Library, from funds they raised at the Smoky River Trade Show in March 2017. The Friends of the Falher Library Society used the…

RCMP News release Beaverlodge RCMP are advising residents of a recurring phone scam that has come to their attention targeting local residents. In this scam, suspects contact potential victims by phone claiming to be from the Canada Revenue Agency and advise…

Chris Clegg William Miller was a genius, or a stark-raving lunatic. I am not sure which. Miller was born in 1782 in New England. He farmed for a living and was a former atheist. In 1831, he began making predictions…