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High Prairie Quilt Guild hosts annual show Oct. 21-22

Chris Clegg Spotlight Canada has celebrated its 150th birthday all year so it seems only fitting that the High Prairie Quilt Guild will use our nation’s birthday as its theme for the annual show and sale Oct. 21-22. “Our theme…

Mac Olsen Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs   Students at Ecole Routhier treated their families and the public to a live theatre production of ‘Alice in Wonderland’ in the evening of Oct. 6, and in the afternoon of Oct. 7. Members of…
PIC – More Terry Fox Run in Jean Cote

Here is another photo of the Terry Fox Run in Jean Cote Sept. 28. Several GPV students enter the community to applause from Ecole Routhier students. The GPV students arrived in small groups at a time.
Grimshaw Gun Shows draws dealers, visitors from all over

Mac Olsen Spotlight The Grimshaw Curling Rink was filled with firearms and hunting goods dealers during the weekend of Sept. 23-24, and co-organizer Jerrold Lundgaard takes satisfaction with the outcome. “I’m pleased with the support of the volunteers and the…

Mac Olsen Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs   Students at Ecole Routhier made their way around Falher in the morning of Sept. 28. It was their annual Terry Fox Run and the school raised over $2,000 for the Terry Fox Foundation. Look…
PICs – Fishing fanatics

Each year at the Golden Walleye Classic, organizers hold a Captain and Kids Fishing Tournament. This year, two girls tied for first after catching an 89-cm jack at the Sept. 2 event.

Mac Olsen Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs   Nomination day for municipal elections in Alberta was Sept. 18, and two elections will be held within the Smoky River region on Oct. 16. Two wards in the M.D. of Smoky River No. 130…
Terry Fox Run in McLennan on Sept. 17

Express Staff The public is invited to participate in a Terry Fox Run. It will be held at Ecole Providence in McLennan on Sept. 17. Registration begins at 12:30 p.m. and the run starts at 1 p.m. Participants can do…