RCMP News release Beaverlodge RCMP are advising residents of a recurring phone scam that has come to their attention targeting local residents. In this scam, suspects contact potential victims by phone claiming to be from the Canada Revenue Agency and advise…

Chris Clegg William Miller was a genius, or a stark-raving lunatic. I am not sure which. Miller was born in 1782 in New England. He farmed for a living and was a former atheist. In 1831, he began making predictions…

Mac Olsen Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs During their meeting on Nov. 8, the council for the M.D. of Smoky River No. 130 approved a motion to apply for a grant with the Federation of Canadian Municipalities, for a Municipal Asset Management…
Couple share stories of their world travels

Chris Clegg Spotlight It was the trip of a lifetime: a 10-year adventure spanning 77 counties. And a story for every one of the 60,000 km traveled! Peter and Shahla Nygaard shared a few of their stories at the High…

Spotlight Staff The final piece of legislation that guides how municipalities operate has been proclaimed as law under the new Municipal Government Act (MGA). For the first time in more than 20 years, wholesale changes have been made to the…

Mac Olsen Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs The Falher Pirates have 22 players on their roster and Pat Rowan returns as the captain this season. “Everything looks good, we’re optimistic about the new season,” says General Manager Gilbert Desharnais. Taylor Cote is…