Jeff Burgar The hand wringing over what went wrong isn’t quite over. The shoulder shrugging that it doesn’t mean very much isn’t quite over. Some people now say they got so few votes is because people hate them! Some people…
Falher council  approves code of conduct bylaw

Mac Olsen Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs During their meeting on Oct. 5, the council for the Town of Falher gave all three readings to a code of conduct bylaw. The bylaw falls under the provincial Municipal Government Act, for councillors to…
M.D. council approves the 2018 Equalized Assessment

Mac Olsen Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs During their meeting on Oct. 11, the council for the M.D. of Smoky River No. 130 approved the 2018 Equalized Assessment in the amount of $537,649,241.   Letters of support Council approved a letter of…
GPV hosts all-candidates forum, student election

Mac Olsen Express Staff Municipal elections took place throughout Alberta this past Monday, and local junior and senior high students had an opportunity to participate in this civic process, in a simulated election. “We know our next generation will be…
PIC – Take your bow for ‘Alice in Wonderland’

Students at Ecole Routhier held their ‘Alice in Wonderland’ live theatre production in the evening of Oct. 6, as shown above, as well as in the afternoon of Oct. 7. Members of the Missoula Children’s Theatre International Tour worked with…
High Prairie Quilt Guild hosts annual show Oct. 21-22

Chris Clegg Spotlight Canada has celebrated its 150th birthday all year so it seems only fitting that the High Prairie Quilt Guild will use our nation’s birthday as its theme for the annual show and sale Oct. 21-22. “Our theme…