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Mac Olsen Express Staff The Falher Curling Club’s new season will start in a few weeks, which will include several bon spiels. These were among the issues dealt with at the Falher Curling Club’s annual general meeting. It was held…
Tickets for LAHF Troupe production go on sale in November

Mac Olsen Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs The Local Actors Having Fun Troupe is harkening back to the 1980’s for next year’s live theatre production, ‘Like, Oh My Gosh! It’s a Murder!’ “Most of us lived in the 80’s,” says scriptwriter Lynn…

Spotlight Staff Residents of long- term and licensed supportive-care facilities could have a new voice under legislation proposed by the Government of Alberta. Legislation would give residents more say in their quality of life and how their homes are run,…

Tom Henihan Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs Following the election on October 13, the new McLennan Town Council consists of new members Michele Fournier (Mayor,) Marie Anne Jones, Sue Delaurier, Isaac Kocherla and incumbents Leo Giroux (Deputy Mayor,) Dwayne Stout and Eckhard…

Tom Henihan Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs STARS Air Ambulance On a motion by Councillor Margaret Jacob, council approved a $2.00 per capita donation to STARS Air Ambulance for a total financial contribution of $1,402. ATCO Electric 2018 Franchise Fee Council approved…
Significant upgrades completed to H.W. Fish Arena in McLennan

Tom Henihan Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs H.W. Fish Arena in McLennan opened for the season having undergone substantial upgrades since closing last March. There were two facets to the upgrades: first upgrading the dressing rooms and showers and secondly replacing the…

Spotlight Staff Albertans are invited to provide comment on how occupational health and safety rules could apply to the unique nature of farms and ranches. Public feedback is important as the government works to ensure updates to the Occupational Health…
GPV junior boys’ volleyball team brings home gold medal

Mac Olsen Express Staff The junior boys’ Vipers volleyball team at Georges P. Vanier can play the song ‘We are the Champions!’ They brought home the gold medal from divisionals, held in High Prairie on Oct. 28. “They played really…
McLennan Community Badminton Club gets underway

Tom Henihan Express Staff The McLennan Recreation Board’s “McLennan Community Badminton Club” held its first meeting at Ecole Providence gym on Wednesday November 1. The club meets for two hours, with the first for an hour of drills, conditioning and…
Metis raise flag to celebrate history with Alberta

Richard Froese Spotlight For the first time in its 80-year history with the Government of Alberta, the Metis Settlements General Council raised its flag Nov. 1 at the Alberta Legislature. This historic ceremony commemorates the 27th anniversary of the proclamation…