by Jeff Burgar I am worried. Perhaps you should be too. Oil price? Inching downwards, perhaps soon to be in the $30’s. So why am I paying top dollar at the gasoline pump still? Will such prices save local jobs?…

C’est avec tristesse que nous vous annonçons le décès de notre bien-aimé, Gérard Pedneault qui est décédé à l’âge de 81 ans à l’Hôpital « Sacred  Heart Health Center » de McLennan, Alberta. Gérard est né à Alma, Lac St…

Ron planted roots in Burns Lake in 1980, where he worked for the ministry of highways/LDM Ltd. for the next 35 years, mostly to support his fishing habit. He enjoyed hockey, cooking and crappy movies in need of criticism. Always…

ARIES – Mar 21/Apr 20  Aries, you may need to exercise a lot of patience this week. Practice some deep breaths, and find some relaxing music to keep you calm. Your patience will pay off. TAURUS – Apr 21/May 21 …

by Mac Olsen With harvesting finished, it was the right time to hold the annual St. Guy Parish dinner and bazaar. So commented Jules Aubin, president of the St. Guy Parish, regarding the event he and other volunteers held at…

by Tom Henihan Smoky River Family and Community Support Services put on its Halloween, Ol’ Tyme Family Nite at the McLennan Elks Hall, Friday Oct 30. An enthusiastic crowd of approximately 100 people showed up a little ahead of schedule,…

by Mac Olsen for Express Smoky River Gymnastics has a new head coach and a new assistant coach, Nadia Johnson and Stephanie Soucy respectively, and president Denise St. Laurent is pleased they are on board. “We welcome Nadia and Stephanie as…