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Alberta Health Services News release NORTH ZONE – Air quality is expected to be variable across Alberta over the coming days due to wildfire smoke. Alberta Health Services (AHS) is issuing a precautionary air quality advisory for the entire province…
PIC – Saying hi to ATB staff & customers

Left-right are Kelly Roy, Falher & McLennan ATB Assistant Branch Manager; Curtis Stange, ATB President & CEO; and Patty Turnquist, Falher & McLennan Branch Manager. Stange stopped in Falher on Aug. 10, as part of his tour through Alberta.  

Mac Olsen Express Staff The Notre Dame de Lourdes Catholic parish in Girouxville will host their annual pilgrimage on Aug. 15. Known as the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the event will take place outside by the grotto, weather…
The challenges of extrication in a school bus

Mac Olsen Express Staff Firefighters for Smoky River Emergency Services recently trained for removing people out of a school bus, and they had to learn how to work in its tight confines. They held their training session at the fire…

Mac Olsen Express Staff smokyriverexpress.com @SmokyRiverExprs   Harvesting isn’t far off and firefighters for Smoky River Emergency Services recently had the opportunity to learn about the hazards of farm machinery and contemplate how to perform rescues. They went to Denis…

Mac Olsen Express Staff The Notre Dame de Lourdes Catholic parish in Girouxville will host their annual pilgrimage on Aug. 15. Known as the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the event will take place outside by the grotto, weather…