Christmas Expo and Santa Day held at the Centre Chevaliers

Mac Olsen Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs The Centre Chevaliers in Falher was filled to capacity on Nov. 26, for the annual Christmas Expo and Santa Day. There were 75 tables filled with merchandise, including honey, jewelry, cosmetics, clothing, children’s educational materials,…

Spotlight Staff As temperatures drop, it’s important to know how to work safely in cold weather. Extreme temperatures are considered a workplace hazard. That means employers must take steps to prevent risks associated with cold weather such as severe cold…
Helmet law proposed for off-highway vehicles

Spotlight Staff Helmets could soon be required for driving off-highway vehicles on public land under a proposal by the provincial government. Transportation Brian Mason introduced proposed amendments to the Traffic Safety Act (TSA) to require recreational users of all-terrain vehicles…
PIC – Falher Pirates lose back-to-back games

The Falher Pirates have lost twice to the Grimshaw Huskies. They went to Grimshaw on Nov. 17 and lost 7-5. Then they hosted the Huskies on Nov. 19 and lost 4-3. The Pirates’ next home game was on Nov. 26,…

Drew Barnes Wildrose MLA for Cypress-Medicine Hat Just under two years ago, on a cold December evening, I found myself at a small town Christmas concert in southern Alberta speaking with a despondent constituent. With tears in her eyes, she told…
Bazaar to honour elderly

Chris Clegg Spotlight “Bringing Unity to Families in Honouring the Elderly” is the theme of the Dec. 17 Country Christmas Bazaar at the Elks Hall on the rodeo grounds. Dharlyne Vicklund, owner of Wolf Talon Creations, is hosting the bazaar…

Tom Henihan Express Staff Smoky River Regional Waste Management Commission Motion to approve the $1.50 per month increase to garbage collection effective January 1st, 2017 MLA Request –Infrastructure Priorities Motion to identify the following Capital Infrastructure projects as the Village…

Dan Dibbelt Smoky River Regional Economic Development I received an email the other day from an area business with some concerns about local fundraisers. This business has long been a great community supporter. They are always ready with a donation of…