Family and Community Support Services – In Focus Georgia Dubois Director Smoky River FCSS The Smoky River Community Transportation program has obtained a second smaller wheelchair accessible van to provide a much needed shuttle service between the various municipalities of…

Smoky River Regional Economic Development Dan Dibbelt Times change. A year ago we had a different party running our government, oil was trading at about $100 a barrel and the Canadian dollar was on par with our American neighbours. Today…

Mac Olsen Express Staff Kitchen renovations at the Guy Community Centre have cost approximately $70,000, but they are complete. The work has included all new cupboards, an ovenhood, fire suppression system and flooring. This was part of Mike Caron’s report…

Tom Henihan Express Staff Spring Clean Up Council approved holding the annual Spring Clean Up from Saturday, May 7 to Monday, May 16th. For each load, residents are required to sign in and provide their street address. The site will…
Safety tips for you and your horses

Spotlight Staff Horses are beautiful, large and powerful animals. Though some people grow up around horses, many have had just brief encounters with horses or enjoyed them from afar. Unpredictable and awe-inspiring, horses require constant care, and those who interact…

Spotlight Staff Dry, windy conditions during the first week of April have prompted Wildfire Information Officer Leah Lovequist to issue a caution to everyone regarding burning. Areas of dead grass are extremely dry. Under windy conditions a wildfire will spread…

Spotlight Staff Caring for a dog is no small task. Many dogs need daily exercise and interaction with their owners in order to live long and healthy lives. But as dogs age, the responsibility of caring for them can become…

Mac Olsen Express Staff Smoky River fire chief Marcel Maure is reminding the public that permits are required in fire protection areas. The fire chief also says Smoky River Fire and Rescue would appreciate notification of controlled burns in non-permit…