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by Jean Moore-Lemoine, Community Development Coordinator “Smoky River Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) has, for the first time, completed the new Smoky River Christmas Voucher Program, a program that provides those in need with an opportunity for greater independence in choosing…

by Spotlight staff Motorists are reminded to be prepared for slippery, snowy road conditions and to modify their driving habits accordingly while driving thsi winter. Varying weather is a hallmark of Alberta winters and can wreak havoc on roads, states…

by Spotlight Staff Tammy Lamouche, 27, a Metis/Cree woman, was raised in Gift Lake Metis Settlement. She moved to Edmonton not long after graduating junior high school to purse her education. She went on to graduate high school at Edmonton…

The Knights of Columbus donated $950 to the FCSS Christmas Voucher Program Fund. The money was raised at the Knights “Turkey Bingo” held on December 6 at St. Ann Parish Church basement in Falher and the cheque presented to Jean…

Tom Henihan McLennan Victory Life Church has been extremely busy coming up to Christmas with two back-to-back events, the Christmas Café Concert at the Elks Hall on Friday Dec. 4 and the Ladies’ Bake Exchange on Saturday Dec. 5. Approximately…

by Tom Henihan There was an interesting change of pace at Villa Beausejour on Monday, November 8 when the Smoky River Dance Society came by to present a brief but energetic 45-minute recital in the late afternoon. The approximately 60…

The people have spoken! A province-wide survey of Albertans’ outdoor activities and values toward recreation and wilderness shows that 68 per cent of adults in the Lower Peace region participate in outdoor recreation. And, every survey respondent in the Lower…

by Tom Henihan The Falher Christmas Expo Fundraiser at the Chevalier Centre on November 28, was a bustling occasion, great fun for the kids and an exceptionally wide-ranging shopping experience as Christmas quickly approaches. The event, which had 80 tables…

by Tom Henihan The Second Annual “Light-Up” event at the McLennan Historical Railway Museum showed all the signs of becoming an enduring Christmas tradition. Though the night of December 1st was not particularly cold, a slight wind certainly kept things…