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Paul Rochon passed away peacefully on March 17, 2016 in McLennan, Alberta at the age of 83 years. Paul was born in Edmonton, son of Noe Rochon and Luce Maurier on January 27, 1933. Paul’s work career started at a…

June Caroline Pakarnyk (Oe) (Maiden Anderson), a long-time resident of Watino, Alberta, passed away at the Sacred Heart Community Health Centre in McLennan, Alberta on March 22, 2016 at the age of 75 years. June was born in Armstrong, British…

Alberta Health Services News releases Children of all ages are exposed to ideas about thinness by parents, peers, and other sources. Starting in grade school, children may become more aware of body image as they compare themselves to others. Adolescents often…

Submitted by Chamber Trade and Recreation Fair Sub-Committee March 19 was both an exciting day as two area Mushers brought the lore and the lure of dogsledding to the shores of Kimiwan Lake in McLennan. They are keeping this ancient…

ARIES – Mar 21/Apr 20 Aries, you are ready to get moving and have a lot of momentum behind you. This is an ideal time to reach your goals. Don’t let your confidence waver. TAURUS – Apr 21/May 21 Taurus,…

Commentary by Katrina Owens As a new season is upon us – spring – I think it’s a good time for everyone to revaluate and rejuvenate. What I mean is that winter is over and the warm weather is slowly…

The winner, a simple rig that just kept on trucking . The daredevil downhill racer above, while not the winner did prove the most colourful and photogenic. Tom Henihan Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs Little Smoky Ski Area wrapped up the season…

Mac Olsen Express Staff It was the end of the season for the Smoky River Gymnastics Club, and a treat for parents to watch what their children have learned throughout that time. The Smoky River Gymnastics Club held their fun…

Mac Olsen Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs   Ladies, get your tickets now for the 50 Shades of Rose Gala, an event where you get to relax and support a charitable cause at the same time. “It’s to support the Societé Historique…

Express Staff   The public is encouraged to mark April 9 on their calendars. Ariane Cote and Trin Potratz will be hosting an evening of music at the Club Alouette in Falher, beginning at 7:30 p.m. that night. Cote and…

Mac Olsen Express Staff Students at Ecole Routhier had the opportunity to learn about science first hand during March 22-23. Ashley Ellison, the outreach coordinator for the Telus World of Science in Edmonton, held a demonstration in the main gym…

Mac Olsen Express Staff For Mackenna Maisonneuve, there’s nothing greater than writing and speaking French. “I like spelling in French, it’s fun,” says Maisonneuve. “It’s a very fun language to learn.” The Grade 5 student at Ecole Routhier participated in…

Mac Olsen Express Staff The Friends of Falher Library Board held their annual Easter bake sale on March 24. The event is a fundraiser for the the Falher Library. Everything from pies to cake was for sale. The library is…