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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…
Canada Day 150 in Girouxville was fun for all who attended

Gerard Dubois, pictured above, demonstrates how they made bricks with just this little piece of equipment. In 1938 Elzéar Dubois moved his family to Girouxville, so his children could attend school there. That is when Elzéar started working for far…

RCMP News release   Grande Prairie, Alberta – The Grande Prairie RCMP GIS unit with the assistance of Grande Prairie RCMP, charged a male responsible for the armed robbery committed on August 13, 2017 at a local restaurant in the…