Driftpile artist’s work given to Barack Obama Chris Clegg Spotlight A Driftpile man is humbled and honoured after one of his works of art was given to American President Barack Obama during a visit from Prime Minster Justin Trudeau to…

National Pensioners Federation News release Seniors and retirees represented by the National Pensioners Federation will welcome today’s announcement (March 17) by Prime Minister Trudeau that the eligibility age for Old Age Security will stay at age 65 and not be…

Alberta Health Services News release Children of all ages are exposed to ideas about thinness by parents, peers, and other sources. Starting in grade school, children may become more aware of body image as they compare themselves to others. Adolescents…

Smoky River Family and Community Support Services – In Focus Georgia Dubois Director Smoky River FCSS Understanding your rights and responsibilities and the benefits of filing an income tax and benefit return is an important aspect of financial literacy. Did you…

Dan Dibbelt Smoky River Regional Economic Development In last week’s article I wrote about the new carbon tax being implemented in Alberta. Albertans have been told to expect to pay an extra seven cents per litre for gasoline and $1.68/…

Ren Lambert and Krista Veitch serving Providence students ice cream to celebrate the end of season for the school’s new skating program. Tom Henihan Express Staff Just as they had celebrated the beginning of the skating program, the kids at…

Mac Olsen Express Staff   The Club Etoile in Girouxville was a busy place on March 17, as seniors from around the area met for the annual Fun Day. “It’s a very good turnout, more than we anticipated,” says Cecile…

The new inter-municipal library board for the Falher Library is now official. A ribbon cutting ceremony was held as part of an open house at the library on March 15. Above, left-right, are CAO Lilliane Bessette and Mayor Myrna Lanctot…

The Smoky River Seed midget team played against the Grande Prairie Knights in round robin action on March 12, and the local team won the game 4-1. The Smoky River Seed midgets played against the Peace River Mustangs on March…

Tom Henihan Express Staff W.H. Fish Arena off-season rate Council approved a rate of $500 per day for the off-season rental of the H.W. Fish Arena. The off-season rate does not include the upstairs of the facility. McLennan Library requests…