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Tom Henihan Express Staff Planting of elm trees in Town of McLennan On a motion by Councillor John Nairn, the request to plant 160 Elm Trees within the boundaries of the Town of McLennan was approved subject to the following…
Good times at this year’s Honey Festival

Mac Olsen Express Staff Children and families had a variety of activities to choose from at this year’s Honey Festival in Falher. See the front page of this week’s paper for details about the parade. Also, check the Smoky River…
HPSD honours staff for long service

Spotlight The staff of High Prairie School Division was honoured at the annual long-service awards night on May 27 in High Prairie. More than 90 staff members were celebrated for their years of service to the division. The long-service awards…

This was the Canada Day cake served as part of the celebrations at the Smoky River Tourism Booth on July 1. Look for a story and more photos about the celebration in the July 13 edition of the Smoky River…
PIC – Councillors attend MGA review in High Prairie

Municipal Affairs Minister and Lesser Slave Lake MLA Danielle Larivee, second from left, chats with left-right, Village of Donnelly Mayor Myrna Lanctot, Municipal District of Smoky River Reeve Robert Brochu, Town of High Prairie Mayor Linda Cox, Big Lakes County…

RCMP News release On June 11, the McLennan RCMP Detachment responded to a mischief complaint at the post office in Guy. Four mail boxes were pried open and some of their contents were stolen. The suspects involved were not located.…
Tkachyk named new Kinuso principal

Spotlight High Prairie School Division has appointed Leon Tkachyk as the new principal of Kinuso School. He has more than 29 years of experience as an educator inclusive of his time overseas, where he taught abroad in Thailand, Saudi Arabia,…

The Red Hatters were the featured entertainment at the Canada Day celebration in Falher, which took place at the Smoky River Tourism Booth during the afternoon of July 1. Look for several video clips of their performance on the Smoky…
HPSP appoints Billard to literacy lead

Spotlight High Prairie School Division has appointed Jenna Billard as literacy lead. The scope of the literacy lead’s work is guided in general by the recommendations embedded in the HPSD Literacy Report (2015) and by the HPSD Three Strategic Improvement…

Express Staff Visitor Information Centre in Falher The public is invited to celebrate Canada Day at the Visitor Information Centre in Falher this Friday. The event starts at 11 a.m. and will finish by 3 p.m. The Red Hatters will be…
On parade in Falher

Mac Olsen Express Staff The heavy rains earlier in the week could have put a damper on the annual Honey Festival in Falher. Instead, the weather cleared on June 17, setting the stage for the parade through Falher that evening.…