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PIC – Heritage junior girls bring home the silver medal

Heritage’s junior girls volleyball team won the silver medal at the 1J Zones, losing to the Fort Vermillion Falcons 25-11, 23-25 and 13-15. In front, from left, are Anique Tardif, Meera Sylvain, Nadia Lavoie, Mia Maisonneuve & Brooke Lambert. In…
Halloween tournament held at Smoky Lanes Bowling

Mac Olsen Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs The witches, wizards and other spooky characters made their appearance at Smoky Lanes Bowling on Oct. 28. The bowling alley in Girouxville held its annual Halloween tournament, with three teams participating. The results of the…
NLC rewards long-service employees

Spotlight Staff Twenty-six long-time and retiring employees at Northern Lakes College were recognized for their many years of dedicated service Oct. 18. NLC established the long service awards to express appreciation and recognition to long-serving faculty and staff members whose…
Pirates 2-1 for the season start

Mac Olsen Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs The Falher Pirates were off to a strong start on Nov. 4, hosting the High Prairie Regals in their home opener, and winning 10-3. “It was a good first game,” says Coach Taylor Cote. “We…
Girouxville new council holds its first regular meeting

Tom Henihan Express Staff Village of Girouxville’s newly elected council convened for its first regular council meeting on Wednesday November 8. All council members were present at that meeting and are pictured from left: Ernest Johnson, Carmen Ewing, Benjamin Dion,…
You can report poachers in Alberta online

Spotlight Staff The province is making it easier to report poachers by giving Albertans the option to use smartphones or computers to report suspicious hunting or fishing activity, says a news release dated Nov. 3. “Our hope is that by…
PIC – Falher Library buys new books with donations

Nicolet Insurance Ltd. and Winmar of Grande Prairie have provided a total of $702.50 to the Falher Library, from funds they raised at the Smoky River Trade Show in March 2017. The Friends of the Falher Library Society used the…

RCMP News release Beaverlodge RCMP are advising residents of a recurring phone scam that has come to their attention targeting local residents. In this scam, suspects contact potential victims by phone claiming to be from the Canada Revenue Agency and advise…