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Commentary by Katrina Owens Well, it looks like Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre won’t get to see his pitiful ban on pit bull and pit bull-like breeds go through. I like to think I played a minor role in spreading the…

If you can’t get outside during the winter for exercise, the Centre Chevaliers in Falher is now available to meet that need. The cost is $5 per month effective November 1 and a receipt can be provided. But use of…
The Fieldman’s Files – Dealing with weed issues

Normand Boulet CCA, Ag fieldman M.D. of Smoky River No. 130 Every year I receive hundreds of phone calls, texts and e-mails looking for information; status of the plant (is this a noxious weed?), but plant identification and how to…
GPV Vipers golfers attend regional, provincial tournaments

Mac Olsen Express Staff The golf season wrapped up for junior high and senior high students in September, with some bringing home medals or placing high in their respective categories. The junior high students competed in in a zone tournament…

Mac Olsen Express Staff The 2016/17 NPHL season is just weeks away and the Falher Pirates are still filling positions on the team. “We’re inviting prospective players to come out,” says general manager Gilbert Desharnais. Tryouts will be held on…

Smoky River Family and Community Support Services – In Focus Georgia Dubois FCSS Director As we bid farewell to our Youth Programmer Colby Robbins, we thank her for three years of amazing programs that were offered to our youth in…

Canadian Taxpayers Federation News release OTTAWA, ON: The Canadian Taxpayers Federation today (Oct. 3) slammed Prime Minister Trudeau’s pledge to impose a rising national ‘floor price’ which could result in the average Canadian family paying $2,593 per year in new…
Don’t wait! Check the date

Replace smoke alarms every 10 years Did you know that smoke alarms expire? If you didn’t, you’re not alone. “We tend to underestimate the remarkable job of a smoke alarm and the technology it uses,” says Acting Fire Commissioner Spence…
Message from the Acting Fire Commissioner (Alberta)

October 9, 2016 marks the beginning of another Fire Prevention Week. The theme this year features smoke alarms and the importance of replacing aged, out of date smoke alarms. Why focus on smoke alarms three years in a row? Quite…

ARIES – Mar 21/Apr 20 Aries, it is time to be on the lookout for fresh financial opportunities. Set new goals for yourself, and put your finances at the top of your priority list. TAURUS – Apr 21/May 21 Taurus,…