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Aldea Marie Marceau, resident of Stonebrook in Grimshaw, passed away at Peace River Hospital on Oct. 8, at the age of 96 years. She was born in Falher on Aug. 26, 1920. Her parents were Joseph Chevrette and Estelle Remillard.…

Public Interest Alberta News release The Parkland Institute has issued a new report, Losing Ground: Alberta’s Residential Elder Care Crisis, which shows a clear need for reforms of Alberta’s seniors’ care system. “The evidence shows that Albertans receive the best…
PIC – New sign for school division centre

A new sign was installed recently to identify High Prairie School Division Learning Support Centre that opened in October 2015 in High Prairie on 40 Street at the corner of 53 Avenue.
Group of Seven member paints Watino landscapes

Mac Olsen Spotlight Art that comes from the soul is highest of truths – words that Pierre “A.J.” Sabourin has embraced as part of his long career in artistry. At the invitation of Bert Anderson, Sabourin came from Killarney, Ontario…

Normand Boulet CCA, Ag Fieldman M.D. of Smoky River No. 130 A local producer called me the other day to express his concern with what he sees as a total lack of understanding on the part of hunters coming into…

The Falher Pirates began the season with a loss at home, to the Dawson Creek Canucks, on October 28. Look for a story about the game in the Nov. 9 edition of the Smoky River Express, and a video clip…

Peace River, Alberta – Peace River RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance with any information relating to the whereabouts or location of Malcolm Henry TESTAWITS. TESTAWITS has numerous warrants out for his arrest currently totaling over 30 charges consisting of, Assaulting a Police Officer, Robbery, Property…

Jeff Burgar Probably, most senior citizens don’t think of themselves as “Grouchy Grannies,” or “Old Curmudgeons.” Stuck in their ways, with rarely a smile on their face. Especially, I don’t think Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump see themselves that way.…

Mac Olsen Express Staff The Local Actors Having Fun Troupe is preparing for their annual dinner theatre for 2017. Tickets will be available at the Santa Day and Christmas Expo, which will be held at the Centre Chevaliers in Falher,…