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PICs – Digging out from under all of the snow

Express Staff Municipal crews in Falher were working on Nov. 16, to remove snow from Main Street and other streets. Private contractors were clearing parking lots for businesses and residences. The snow fell heavy earlier in the week throughout the…
Kasinec values Encounters with Canada

Richard Froese Spotlight A high school student from High Prairie has enriched his life on a special trip to the nation’s capital. Mack Kasinec of St. Andrew’s School was among 140 students who participated in the Encounters with Canada program…
PICs – MLA makes cheque presentations to two organizations

NDP MLA Margaret McCuaig-Boyd presented cheques during her trip to Falher on Nov. 6. The Watino Boat Association received funding from CIP for $40,000. In the photo above, from left, are M.D. Councillor Donald Gosselin; Darryl Stenhouse for the Watino…
RCMP dogs get trained to detect human remains

Spotlight Staff The first two RCMP dog teams to be trained by the RCMP to detect human remains finished their training last Friday at the RCMP Police Dog Service Training Centre (PDSTC) in Innisfail, Alberta. The RCMP is the only…
Halloween tournament held at Smoky Lanes Bowling

Mac Olsen Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs The witches, wizards and other spooky characters made their appearance at Smoky Lanes Bowling on Oct. 28. The bowling alley in Girouxville held its annual Halloween tournament, with three teams participating. The results of the…
NLC rewards long-service employees

Spotlight Staff Twenty-six long-time and retiring employees at Northern Lakes College were recognized for their many years of dedicated service Oct. 18. NLC established the long service awards to express appreciation and recognition to long-serving faculty and staff members whose…