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RCMP News release Over the past few days, Cochrane RCMP have investigated a number of frauds involving prepaid cards. Victims are being called by unknown individuals claiming to be from different agencies such as ATCO, ENMAX and EPCORE and stating…

High Prairie, Alberta – On Aug. 14, 2016, at approximately 02:30 a.m. High Prairie RCMP responded to an emergency call at a residence located in the Metis Settlement of Gift Lake where several assaults were reported. When officers arrived they…
PICs – Sidewalk replacement, hydrant repair in Falher

Express Staff Infrastructure improvements have been taking place in Falher in recent weeks. The sidewalks on either side of Second Avenue South, between Main Street and First Street Southwest, are being replaced, as is a section of sidewalk by the…

Family and Community Support Services – In Focus Georgia Dubois Director Smoky River Family and Community Support Services Crazy Kidtastic Closure August 15-18 Our final week of the FCSS Summer Youth Program kicks off in Falher. During this week, the…

Dan Dibbelt Smoky River Regional Economic Development PART II Last week, I wrote about why I call this region home. I have the luxury of being able to live anywhere I want in this country, but I choose here. I…
PIC – Leo Dumont slings mud

During the mud bogs on July 31, Leo Dumont completes the 400 Open Class in a time of 8.9 seconds. Check Pages 8 & 9 for a story and photos.

ARIES – Mar 21/Apr 20 It may take a little extra effort to solve a particularly puzzling problem this week, Aries. It’s not an insurmountable obstacle, just one that takes patience. TAURUS – Apr 21/May 21 Taurus, all of your…

Former long-time resident and farmer of Falher, Alberta, Ferdinand Claude Levesque passed away at the Sacred Heart Hospital in McLennan, AB, on July 15, 2016 at the age of 93 years. Mourning his passing are his loving and devoted wife,…