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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…

Tom Henihan Express Staff The Smoky River Agricultural Society (SRAS) invited Paul Conrad of Paul Conrad and Associates to give an introductory presentation on a “Needs Assessment and Facility Development Strategy”, onMarch 15 at the Elks Hall in McLennan. The…

Mac Olsen Express Staff During their meeting on March 14, council for the Town of Falher approved the second and third readings to amend the municipality’s land use bylaw. The bylaw changes the front yard setbacks from 25 feet to…

Commentary by Chris Clegg There’s an old saying that says, “You spend money like a drunken sailor!” It refers to anyone who spends frivolously and carelessly without any plan. In a sailor’s case, likely on ladies of the evening and…

ARIES – Mar 21/Apr 20 Aries, expect quite a few opportunities to have fun this week. Just do not disregard any work or other personal responsibilities in the process. TAURUS – Apr 21/May 21 Taurus, an energy is growing between…

Smoky River Regional Economic Development Dan Dibbelt It is no secret I am a big fan of shopping local. Many of my articles talk about the value of keeping our local businesses busy, the jobs that are created, and the…

MP Arnold Viersen News release Ottawa, ON — The Liberals are borrowing and spending tens of billions of taxpayer dollars, and to pay the bill, they are raising taxes on families, workers and job-creating businesses, says MP Arnold Viersen, Deputy…