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Weekend music extravaganza June 17-19

Chris Clegg Spotlight It’s less than three weeks away to what many tout as the best fair in Western Canada. Thousands will pack the Driftpile Valley for the 38th North Country Fair June 17-19. The annual fair, which celebrates the…
Children’s fishing derby this Saturday at Winagami Lake

Mac Olsen Spotlight The McLennan/High Prairie council for the Knights of Columbus is inviting children and families for their annual fishing derby at Winagami Lake this Saturday, June 11. “Bring your kids, grandkids and friends to Winagami Lake, and enjoy…

Georgia Dubois Director Smoky River FCSS “PLAN FOR THE WORST AND HOPE FOR THE BEST” – Unknown. With the beginnings of what seems to be a very busy fire season I would like to touch base with our residents about…

Mac Olsen Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs Ladies, get your tickets now for the 50 Shades of Rose Gala, an event where you get to relax and support a charitable cause at the same time. “It’s to support the Societé Historique et…

Richard Popovich had them laughing as he sang. Pictured above are some of the volunteers who were the guests of honour for lunch at the Villa Beausejour in Falher on April 5. Mac Olsen Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs The Villa Beausejour…

Mac Olsen Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs   Ladies, get your tickets now for the 50 Shades of Rose Gala, an event where you get to relax and support a charitable cause at the same time. “It’s to support the Societé Historique…

Express Staff   The public is encouraged to mark April 9 on their calendars. Ariane Cote and Trin Potratz will be hosting an evening of music at the Club Alouette in Falher, beginning at 7:30 p.m. that night. Cote and…

Mac Olsen Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs During their annual general meeting on March 11, members of the Club Alouette in Falher voted to keep their annual membership at $25, the same as for 2015. Following the dinner, members heard Diane Dentinger…

Falher Library The Friends of The Falher Library Annual Easter Bake Sale is being held on March 24, from noon to 3 p.m. This is an important fundraiser for The Friends, which has been possible with the generous donations of…

Tom Henihan Express Staff Approximately 180 people attended the Step into Spring Fashion Show fundraiser held at Ecole Providence Gym on Sunday March 6. The show, sponsored by the Catholic Women’s League and St. John the Baptist Parish was to…

The Club Alouette in Falher held their annual Seniors Fun Day on March 3. The activities included snooker pool, carpet bowling and a cribbage tournament. Pictured above are the winners of the cribbage tournament. Left-right are Annette Blanchette and Katie…

Express Staff The public is invited to the Twilight Figure Skating Club’s ‘Circus on Ice’. It will be held at the H.W. Fish Arena in McLennan, beginning at 2 p.m on March 13. Admission is by donation only. There will…