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Getting those big ideas for your entrepreneurial spirit

Dan Dibbelt Smoky River Regional Economic Development Starting your own business can be a daunting prospect, especially at a time when the economy is low. Businesses today are facing higher business taxes, higher wages and are anticipating increases in over…
Georges P. Vanier welcomes three new teachers

Mac Olsen Express Staff Georges P. Vanier has three new teachers for the 2016/17 school year. Each has been interviewed for a miniature profile about them. Here are their profiles.   Parker Bonnah teaches science for Grades 7-10, as well…
Arrests made for robbery and home invasion

RCMP News release Slave Lake, Alberta – On September 6th, members of the Slave Lake RCMP Detachment were able to locate and arrest two women after receiving several complaints throughout the day ranging from driving infractions, to a home invasion…
Smoky Lanes Bowling is re-opening soon for the new season

Mac Olsen Express Staff Attention, all bowlers and bowling teams. Smoky Lanes Bowling in Girouxville is re-opening for a new season on Sept. 20, so drop in and register for league bowling as soon as possible. “We’re looking forward to…
Transportation trip with OPM

Smoky River Family and Community Support Services – In Focus Georgia Dubois Director Smoky River FCSS The Smoky River Community Transportation began more than 10 years ago and is unique to the Smoky River region. General operating funds are derived…

ARIES – Mar 21/Apr 20 Aries, exercise patience as you try to resolve a situation this week. You may have found a solution that works for everyone, but it may take time for others to adjust. TAURUS – Apr 21/May…
PIC – Burse Turenne Scholarship

The Burse Turenne Scholarship was presented at GPV on Sept. 1. Above Luc Blanchette accepts for Alanna Blanchette and Kristen Tardiff accepts for Shanell Tardif. Jennifer Mader is the other recipient of the $1,100 bursary.

Commentary by Jeff Burgar A most interesting comment was made at one of our community schools a few years by a graduating student. The young gentleman, in his address said, and I paraphrase his words, “I urge everybody learn to…

Express Staff On Sept. 7, the RCMP responded to a complaint about the theft of tools from a vehicle in McLennan. The RCMP believes they were stolen between 10 p.m. on Sept. 6 and 8 a.m. on Sept. 7. The…