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Diane’s Cuisine opens in the Centre Chevaliers

Mac Olsen Express Staff If you’re planning a breakfast, lunch or dinner meeting and need to book a catering service, consider Diane’s Cuisine. Diane Chiasson opened Diane’s Cuisine at the Centre Chevaliers in Falher on Sept. 12, and features home-cooked…
A large turnout for Kimiwan Lake Naturalists Community Hike

Tom Henihan Express Staff There was a great turnout for Kimiwan Lake Naturalists Community Hike at the O’Mahony Conservation Area, 9 kilometers south of McLennan on Highway 2. The early fall weather was perfect: fresh enough to make a brisk…

Smoky River Family and Community Support Services – In Focus Jean Moore-Lemoine Friends of the Smoky River Transportation Society Smoky River Community Transportation Program; more than just a seniors’ bus, more than just a medical trip bus, more than just…

Alberta Health Services News release EDMONTON — Physicians and nursing staff in eight central and northern Alberta nurseries are now using videoconference technology to access urgent advice from Stollery Children’s Hospital neonatologists to help manage the care of acutely ill…

Chris Clegg Spotlight Alberta’s post-secondary students can now pursue their careers with more money in their pockets. On Sept. 15 at Mount Royal College in Calgary, several politicians gathered to announce increases to Canada Student Grants and enhancements to the…

Richard Froese Spotlight With a shortage of qualified water and wastewater operators in the north, Northern Lakes College now offers online training for that work. Water / wastewater operator preparation program level 1 starts in September. “The program meets entry-level…
New regional fire hall construction update

Mac Olsen Express Staff Construction of the new regional fire in Falher continues, with Kevin Cymbaluk, the director of operations for the M.D. of Smoky River No. 130 giving an update to council on Sept. 19. On site, a power…

Smoky River Family and Community Support Services – In Focus Georgia Dubois, Director Smoky River FCSS Summer is almost behind us as the leaves begin to change color and the days become shorter! But, fall brings new activities and happenings.…

Express Staff Bylaw officer services three to five year contract – Council will investigate the possibility of a three- to five-year contract with the partnership of the Town of Falher and Town of McLennan. Invitation to Grand Opening of High…
The Story of The Mad Trapper

Chris Clegg Spotlight If you want to find out who murdered The Mad Trapper, read the book. If you want to find out how Lucy Ball – one of the main characters in Lucy and the Hunters of the Mad…