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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 The theme this year features smoke alarms and the importance of replacing aged, out of date smoke alarms.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,…

Dan Dibbelt Smoky River Regional Economic Development There is something to be said about being spontaneous. Anyone who has hopped in their car and left for a week’s holiday with no plans, no destination and no reservations has likely enjoyed…
PIC – A carrot with legs

Gisele Pedneault, a resident of the Villa Beausejour in Falher, shows a unique carrot that grew in her small garden box outside the building. She was surprised about its shape.

Government of Alberta News release The Government of Alberta has launched a public information campaign so people across the province can find, track and easily apply for positions available on provincial agencies, boards and commissions. The “Your Province, Your Voice”…