All Stories

by Richard Froese You could say Gary Couch of High Prairie has the fastest gun in the west. He is actually the sharpest shooter in the country as the Canadian men’s high points champion with the Cowboy Mounted Shooters Association…

by Mac Olsen If it’s a birdhouse or other projects desired, then Jacinthe Gervais will put her talents to work for you. Gervais, who lives in Donnelly, has spent 15 years working on wood projects. One of her first was…

by Mac Olsen The Girouxville Community Hall was busy on Nov. 14, as 35 vendors had their items for sale. It was the annual Girouxville Christmas Show and Sale, organized by Laura Leclerc. “It’s always a good turnout,” says Leclerc.…

by Tom Henihan McLennan’s Heritage House, “Christmas in November” was a picture perfect event: Fresh snow, a seasonal white cross on the door of St. Paul’s Church and Christmas music issuing softly from bell tower. Inside the Heritage House, the…

by Tom Henihan The new McLennan Fitness Centre, located in the north wing of Ecole Providence, has been open for 6 weeks with approximately 30 memberships from the immediate community and with members from Donnelly and Falher also. “Some members…

by Mac Olsen The Guy community hall was filled to capacity on Nov. 5, as 100 delegates converged for the regional Agricultural Services Board meeting. “People took away a lot of information,” says Normand Boulet, agricultural fieldman for the M.D.…

It’s not too early to start planning for Chrismas, and clients for Grandma’s Den in Falher are doing their part to help needy families. They have collected $118 for Christmas vouchers, and $314 for Operation Christmas Child, for Smoky River…

by Tom Henihan The Adult Colouring Group at the McLennan Library is definitely proving fashionable with a substantial turnout at each meeting. The group has been getting together for a number of weeks now and the response is positive and…

by Mac Olsen Albert and Jean Lemire, the former owners of the Falher IGA, received accolades from the new owners on Nov. 12, which was also the day a grand re-opening was held for the store. John Nicolet, a new…