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Mac Olsen Express Staff Although the winter weather drags on, many people are starting to think about spring and want to plan their activities for it accordingly. To that end, the spring Parade of Programs was held in the Falher…

Chris Clegg A few weeks ago, the world did not have a clue what Jean Dolores Schimdt did for a living. Had it not been for a men’s basketball team from Chicago, today we still would not know. Schmidt, better…

Mac Olsen Express Staff   Lots of people attended the Seniors Fun Day at the Club Des Pionniers in Donnelly on March 22. The activities included a cribbage tournament, snooker pool and carpet bowling. Included here are photos of the…
Routhier’s book fair winners

Members of the McLennan RCMP detachment personally donated money for Ecole Routhier to hold a draw for their students to be able to choose a book from their book fair. Congratulations to the winners!

Commentary by Joe McWilliams I met a man on the trails the other day who told me he’s been running for 50 years and still finds it thrilling. He started when I was 16, he said. His 66th birthday is…
AMEN

Mac Olsen Express Staff smokyriverexpress.com @SmokyRiverExprs Students at Ecole Heritage have learned about Christ’s sacrifices in their names. They attended a pre-Easter service at the Ste. Anne Paroisse in Falher during the morning of March 29. Deacon Reg Bouchard (at…

Tom Henihan Express Staff The Smoky River Soccer Club (SRSC), which has been in existence for approximately 15 years, has formally joined the Alberta Soccer Association, (ASA) effective from March 26, 2018. Membership in the Alberta Soccer Association will afford…
Snowmobile poker rally in Girouxville draws 169 people

On March 17, 169 snowmobilers converged at the Girouxville community hall to register for the poker rally. Once they bought their hands, they went off in various directions. This event was a fundraiser for Smoky Lanes Bowling.   Mac Olsen…