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The new inter-municipal library board for the Falher Library is now official. A ribbon cutting ceremony was held as part of an open house at the library on March 15. Above, left-right, are CAO Lilliane Bessette and Mayor Myrna Lanctot…

Zoé Roy performs ‘Ma version du bonheur’ at the Galala Francophone Music Concert. The event was held at the Girouxville community hall on March 13 and there were many performances and a large crowd. Mac Olsen Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs  …

( Left to right) Nathaniel Reid, Hailee Campbell, Makenna Maisonneuve, Chloe Cloutier, Janelle Beaudoin, and Darby Heckbert performing the mime sequence at the Twilight Figure Skating Club’s “Circus on Ice” at the W.H. Fish Arena, March 15. Tom Henihan Express…

Dan Dibbelt Smoky River Regional Economic Development   Carbon Tax, Part I According to the World Bank, Global Carbon Project, six countries are responsible for 60 per cent of the worlds CO2 emissions. China is the number one emitter responsible…

Richard Froese Spotlight Photographs and wisdom of seniors in the High Prairie and Falher areas is the focus of a book that will be released this month by a High Prairie photographer. Jodi Sware will present and sell her book…

Tom Henihan Express Staff The Society of the Sacred Heart Ladies Auxiliary is a venerable organization that has served the physicians, medical staff, and patients at the McLennan Hospital for eighty-six years. The Ladies Auxiliary offers assistance from acquiring medical…

Tom Henihan Express Staff Approximately 180 people attended the Step into Spring Fashion Show fundraiser held at Ecole Providence Gym on Sunday March 6. The show, sponsored by the Catholic Women’s League and St. John the Baptist Parish was to…

Express Staff The Club des Pionniers in Donnelly was a busy place on March 10, as the annual Seniors Fun Day was held. There were 40 people for the cribbage tournament, six for snooker pool and nine teams for carpet…

Nathaniel Reid takes his turn at the hoop to score as many baskets as possible out of 15 shots. Mac Olsen Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs   Georges P. Vanier in Donnelly hosted a basketball skills contest for children on March 2.…

Mac Olsen Spotlight Tickets for a black powder cannon are now available to purchase for the High Prairie Gun and Sportsman Show. The cannon will actually fire and is valued at $2,500. Tickets are available for $10 each from members…

Richard Froese Spotlight Adventures with times to horse around and learn life skills are all part of High Prairie Wilderness Camp that opens its first season this summer. “We are excited to launch the camp,” says camp director Aaron Harbidge,…