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Off-road vehicles prohibited on McLennan lakeshore trails

Tom Henihan Express Staff Work got underway recently paving the McLennan lakeshore trails and the Town of McLennan is asking people to respect the trails and be mindful of the many volunteer hours that went into building the walking trails…
Smoky River Family and Community Services – In Focus

Jean Moore-Lemoine Community Development Coordinator Community Happenings Summer is almost over! But, fall brings new activities and happenings. Smoky River FCSS will be working with Smoky Lanes Bowling in Girouxville to provide some Special Activities on Tuesday afternoon beginning in…
Meet GPV’s cross-country running team

In front, left-right, are Simon Garant, Aaron Archbold, Riley Garant, Nathaniel Reid and Braydon Parker. In the middle row, left-right, are Kaiden Tardif, Katelyn Lambert, Mackenzie Parker, Abbey Doris and Gabrielle Leclerc. In the back row, left-right, are Dorian Adams,…
Annual Terry Fox Run held in McLennan on Sept. 16

Mac Olsen Express Staff The weather was cold and dreary, but this didn’t stop people from participating in the Terry Fox Run in McLennan on Sept. 16. Organized by Kristen Blanchette, 15 people participated in the event, walking, running or…
PIC – Birthday celebrations at the Club des Pionniers

Some very special people recently celebrated their birthdays at the Club des Pionniers in Donnelly. In the photo above, sitting in front, is Yvonne Thibault. Those around her, are Irene Lanctot, Marie-Rose Tailleur, Diane Bordeleau, Gerry Lambers, Lucille Lapointe and…
Peace Regional RCMP Lay Charges in break-and-enter

Peace Regional RCMP News release In the early evening hours of September 15th, 2018, Peace Regional RCMP were dispatched to a report of a break and enter in progress in the south end of Peace River, after a home owner…
Town of McLennan Council Notebook – September 10, 2018

Tom Henihan Express Staff Physician House Council approved to proceed with the purchase of a physician house in partnership with the MD of Smoky River, Village of Girouxville and the Village of Donnelly. ATCO Gas – 2019 Franchise Fee Council…

Mac Olsen Express Staff The Falher Centennial Committee held a meeting at the Town of Falher office in the evening of Sept. 19. Fifteen people attended and among other items, they discussed the need to develop a job description for…
M.D. fire chief’s report for August

Mac Olsen Express Staff Smoky River Emergency Services received 18 calls for service in August, making it a busy month for the fire department. Fire Chief Marcel Maure discussed his report with the M.D. council during their meeting on Sept.…