Joe McWilliams A guy – supposedly a computer expert – was sent to our office once to sort out some problems we were having. It became apparent after a while that he was anything but an expert and was pretty…

General Motors’ announcement last week that it is permanently closing its assembly plant in Oshawa, Ontario must have been, for the families, businesses and communities who depended on it, a total psychological shock from which it will be difficult to…
PIC – The streetlights of Christmas

Two weeks ago, Alfred Boivin (left) and Maurice Berube, Falher municipal employees, installed Christmas lights on streetlights along Main Street. Christmas lights have been installed in other communities as well.  

Mac Olsen Express Staff Smoky River KidSport will host an adults-only hockey tournament fundraiser in February. The KidSport Committee met at the Falher town office during the evening of November 20 to plan the event. Chairperson Lynn Farrell says the…

Mac Olsen Express Staff smokyriverexpress.com @SmokyRiverExprs   Christmas events are starting to take place in the Smoky River region and one of the first is the CAFE Nord-Ouest francophone event. They held their event at the Centre Chevaliers in Falher…

Mac Olsen Express Staff smokyriverexpress.com @SmokyRiverExprs   The evening air was cold and crisp, but the outdoor fire and Christmas singing made the temperature fall into the background. The annual Christmas light up was held at the Northern Alberta Historical…

RCMP News release   Valleyview RCMP want to advise the public that on November 29th, 2018, a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) search warrant was executed in partnership with the RCMP Police Dog Services at a residence in Sturgeon…
PIC – Reeling it in!

Paisley Rochon takes her turn at the fishing pond, part of the Paroisse Notre-Dame de Lourdes 90th anniversary event.