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Falher UFA Farmers Day Celebration a great success

Tom Henihan Express Staff Farmers Day was first celebrated in 1945 and at that time, the UFA lobbied the provincial government to declare the second Friday in June a provincial holiday. While the move to declare Farmers Day a holiday…
Pruden-Barrie new FNMI co-ordinator

Richard Froese Spotlight High Prairie School Division has appointed Delores Pruden-Barrie as First Nations, Metis, Inuit (FNMI) co-oordinator. She has been a director at Aspen View Public Schools since August 2015 in charge of FNMI learning and achievement. Previously employed…

The Falher Honey Festival was held during the weekend of June 17-19. Here are some photos of the event. Look for a story and more photos in next week’s Express. Also, check the Express’ Facebook page for three video clips…
Seniors’ Week activities held throughout the area

Mac Olsen Express Staff It was the opportunity recognize and thank seniors for their service and contributions to their communities and the area. “We celebrate the input of seniors, what they’ve done in the past and what they do today,”…

Mac Olsen Express Staff During their meeting on June 8, the council for the M.D. of Smoky River No. 130 approved the tender of R. Bee Crushing of Gibbons, Alberta. The company will crush rock at the Anderson Pit by…
Lightning strikes truck, but no injuries

Express Staff At 2:24 p.m. on June 14, Smoky River Fire and Emergency Services and the RCMP responded to a vehicle fire on Highway 49, east of Range Road 215. The truck had been struck by lightning. It occurred by…
Record number of grads this year for NLC

Joe McWilliams For Spotlight June 3 was a big day for Northern Lakes College. Convocation is always a big day, but this year bigger than most, because of the record number of graduands from various college programs. The number was…