G.P. Vanier year-end concert was certainly a Grand Finale

Tom Henihan Express Staff smokyriverexpress.com G.P. Vanier Bands presented “The Finale” concert on June 14 with over a hundred band members taking part. The gym was arranged so the Grade 7, 8 and 9 band members took their positions at…

Mac Olsen Express Staff smokyriverexpress.com @SmokyRiverExprs   Ariane Cote & Trin Portratz opened for the TJ Ruckus band in the evening of June 16. The concert was held in the Falher Curling Runk, which was filled to capacity with dancers.…

Mac Olsen Express Staff smokyriverexpress.com @SmokyRiverExprs The Honey Festival parade took place in Falher, starting at 10 a.m. on June 16. It started an ended in the Centre Chevaliers parking lot, making a circular route through Falher. Below is the…

Mac Olsen Express Staff smokyriverexpress.com @SmokyRiverExprs   The Honey Festival kicked off in the evening of June 15 with a couple of events. At the Centre Chevaliers, the ‘French Toast’ band and others performed for a large audience. They performed…
In Memory of Brent & Nicole Keryluke

To family and friends who joined us in Red Deer for the Celebration of Life for our daughter and son-in-law. To everyone who made a donation to the GOFUNDME for Arielle and Liam. To all of you who have been…

Lynn Florence Director Annual Overview Smoky River Family and Community Support Services (FCSS )……2017 in review? Who are we? A little bit of background….. Smoky River FCSS is a partnership between the Provincial government and the 5 municipalities in the…
Crime spree ends in hefty charges

Police investigate rural thefts and catch offender Peace River, Alberta – Peace Regional RCMP are dealing with several property and persons related complaints of stolen vehicles, and break and enters this past week. On Friday, June 1, Peace Regional RCMP…
Smoky River Minor Ball action

Mac Olsen Express Staff smokyriverexpress.com @SmokyRiverExprs The Falher ball diamonds were busy last week with Smoky River Minor Ball games. On June 5, the Smoky River Stingers (Rookies) played against the Rycroft Rage, an all-girls team. The Rookies won their…
PIC – Kids and puppies go together

Pictured above, left-right, are Evan, Blake and Maci Brulotte with their puppy, seven-week-old Hazel. They were at the Smoky River Minor Ball Stingers (Mosquitoes) game at the Falher ball diamonds in the evening of June 6. Hazel drew lots of…
Grade 6 class at Ecole Routhier completes DARE

Mac Olsen Express Staff smokyriverexpress.com @SmokyRiverExprs The students in Joel Pelletier’s Grade 6 class at Ecole Routhier have been given the tools they need to address drug, alcohol and tobacco use, after completing the DARE program. Constable Guy Girard-Lallemand of…
53 swimmers on the Manatees’ roster for the new season

Mac Olsen Express Staff smokyriverexpress.com @SmokyRiverExprs The new season has begun for the Smoky River Manatees Swim Club and Senior Coach Natasha Smit sees some strong contenders. “The swimmers are already showing progression and … we have a bunch of…