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Hair styling and photography studio hold open house

Tom Henihan Express Staff In times of economic uncertainty, it is always encouraging to hear of the opening of new businesses. Regardless of whether they are large undertakings or small local enterprises, the first order of business is to create…

Commentary by Chris Clegg Plato is regarded as one of the great thinkers in history. His teacher, Socrates, and most notable student, Aristotle, are household names. They are the elite of thinkers and revered even today, thousands of years later.…
PIC – New fire hall construction starts

During their meeting on May 11, the council for the M.D. of Smoky River No. 130 held a sod turning ceremony at the site of the new regional hall. It is being built to the immediate west of the M.D.…
Jack-Pot Gymkhana coming to Donnelly

Mac Olsen Spotlight Strap the saddle on, adjust your stirrups and bridle, then prepare to participate in barrel racing, pole bending, stakes, flag picking and keyhole. The Jack-Pot Gymkhana event is being held at the Smoky River Ag Society grounds…
PIC – New wildland fire truck for the M.D.

Smoky River Fire and Rescue has a wildland fire truck, a Ford F-Series Super Duty crew cab. Fire chief Marcel Maure says it was purchased from another municipal government and is equipped to handle wildland fires. He is pleased to…

Family and Community Support Services – In Focus Georgia Dubois Director, Smoky River FCSS Well the weather outside is getting into summer mode so how about we start to focus on some fun summer stuff! For as many years as…

Smoky River Regional Economic Development Dan Dibbelt It was inevitable. Sooner or late it was inevitable that a large urban centre in northern Alberta would be devastated by a catastrophic forest fire. We have had forewarnings. The Zama City fire…

Mac Olsen Express Staff The Honey Festival Committee met at the Town of Falher office in the evening of May 12 and continued planning for the June 17-19 event. Soleille Briand, the recreation coordinator for the Town of Falher, reported…