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Genealogy society volunteers recognized at supper event

Esther Picard Remerciement Vendredi, le 4 novembre dernier, les membres du CA de la Société Historique et Généalogique de Smoky River se sont rencontrer avec leurs bénévoles dévoués pour un fabuleux repas de Noêl chez Diane`s Cuisine, à Falher. C’est…
Heritage House, Christmas in November 2016

Tom Henihan Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs While flying reconnaissance in preparation for the big rush on Christmas Eve, Santa Claus dropped in for a brief visit at the McLennan Heritage House “Christmas in November” event to the delight of everyone present…
National Child Day 2016: It’s Our Right to Belong

Tom Henihan Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs Canada’s National Child Day is held annually on November 20 as ratified by the Parliament of Canada as the Child Day Act, in 1993. National Child Day is a celebration of the United Nations implementation…
Lots of items at the Girouxville Christmas show and sale

Mac Olsen Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs Christmas shoppers were able to get an early to start on the season, during the Remembrance Day long weekend. Laura Leclerc hosted her annual Christmas show and sale at the Girouxville community hall on Nov.…

Richard Froese Spotlight East Peace Beef Cattle Day is coming to Triangle on Nov. 30. Holistic management, corn forage, and cost of production are topics that will be covered at the event at Triangle Hall from 9:30 a.m. to 3…

The Remembrance Day service was filled to capacity on Nov. 11. People from all over the area converged at the Elks and Royal Purple Community Hall in McLennan. At the end, they went to the Royal Canadian Legion down the…
KTC – NSD holds first cross-country race

The first Kee Tas Kee Now Tribal Council – Northland School Division 10 School Championship Cross Country Race was held at Peavine Oct. 4. The race saw students compete in both girl’s and boy’s division by grades from Grade 4-12.…
Ecole Providence Terry Fox Run

Tom Henihan Express Staff Ecole Providence held its Terry Fox Run on September 16. The event was not a fundraiser but the occasion was used to inform the students about Terry Fox. The kids learned about his courage, his dedication…

Best Rod 1st Place – 1923 Ford T-Bucket Wayne Lapawchuk Kinuso, Ab. 2nd Place – 1947 Chev Businessman Coupe Cliff Atkinson Northstar, Ab. Best Original 1st Place 1929 Model A Roadster Pick-up Fred Moes Swan Hills, Ab. 2nd Place 1972…
McLennan Terry Fox Run still going the distance

Tom Henihan Express Staff The circuit changed slightly for this year’s McLennan Terry Fox Run with the event starting out from the rear parking lot at Ecole Providence instead of the former location at Kimiwan Lake Birdwalk. The event took…
Show and Shine a big hit in Slave Lake

Katrina Owens For Spotlight The 10th Annual Show and Shine hosted by Route 88 Rods & Customs swept Slave Lake by storm on Sept. 9 and 10, 2016. Various cars, motorcyles and trucks lined Main Street and brought in quite…