Saint Paul’s Heritage House in McLennan would like to invite everyone to their June Tea and Art Display by Judy Carson. This event will be held on Sunday, June 24th from 2.00pm-4.00pm. Admission is by donation. Also, check this week’s…

Jean Moore-Lemoine Community Development Coordinator A “Rural Mental Health Project” I recently attended a conference called “Now We Are Stronger”, a provincial conference advancing community mental health services. The conference provided information for a Rural Mental Health Project that will,…

Mac Olsen Express Staff Smoky River Adult Learning provided 29 courses to 94 people over the last year. These courses included English as a Second Language, the boat operator course, the restricted and non-restricted firearms courses, first aid and the…
Who is worried about what weeds in June?

Normand Boulet, CCA, Agricultural Fieldman M.D. of Smoky River No. 130 The Peace Region Fieldmen’s Association recently held an Inspector school to train the Weed & Pest Inspectors appointed throughout the Peace Region. Attendees were present from all 13 Peace…
Track-and-field event held at Ecole Routhier

Mac Olsen Express Staff smokyriverexpress.com @SmokyRiverExprs From racing on scooters backwards to jumping into a sand pit, the students at Ecole Routhier had fun during their two days of track-and-field activities. Students in Grades 4-6 had their track-and-field on June…
UFA in Falher holds Farmer’s Day celebration

Mac Olsen Express Staff The UFA Farm & Ranch Supply Store in Falher was a busy place on June 8, as the staff served lunch to between 400 and 500 people. “It was a great success,” says Manager Louis Sniezek.…
Ecole Heritage holds track-and-field meet

Mac Olsen Express Staff smokyriverexpress.com @SmokyRiverExprs The field near Ecole Routhier was a busy place on June 8, as the school held its annual track-and-field meet there. The students in Grades K-6 participated in the event, with Grade 8 students…
PIC – A successful jump in track-and-field

Cory Brulotte makes a successful jump onto the mat. He and the other students in Grades 4-6 participated in the track-and-field meet at Ecole Routhier on June 5. The Grades 1-3 track meet was held on June 6.  
Fire department receives 20 service calls in May

Mac Olsen Express Staff smokyriverexpress.com Smoky River Emergency Services received 20 calls for service in May. Fire Chief Marcel Maure made his report to the M.D. council during their meeting on June 13. The breakdown for the calls for service…
GPV unveils seven sports banners during ‘Colours Night’

Mac Olsen Express Staff smokyriverexpress.com @SmokyRiverExprs The 2017/18 sports and athletics season has ended for Georges P. Vanier, but on one wall in the main gym are seven new banners that students, coaches and staff can take pride in. The…

Mac Olsen Express Staff smokyriverexpress.com @SmokyRiverExprs The M.D. of Smoky River No. 130 will begin work on the new lift stations for Jean Cote and Guy sometime this summer. These projects were $90,000 over budget and the M.D. had to…