Pirates 2-1 for the season start

Mac Olsen Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs The Falher Pirates were off to a strong start on Nov. 4, hosting the High Prairie Regals in their home opener, and winning 10-3. “It was a good first game,” says Coach Taylor Cote. “We…
Girouxville new council holds its first regular meeting

Tom Henihan Express Staff Village of Girouxville’s newly elected council convened for its first regular council meeting on Wednesday November 8. All council members were present at that meeting and are pictured from left: Ernest Johnson, Carmen Ewing, Benjamin Dion,…
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…
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…
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…
Beef producers share beefs to beef up the industry

Richard Froese Spotlight Area members of the Alberta Beef Producers expressed their own beefs to move forward to strengthen the industry. A priority to raise the positive profile of beef was a key issue expressed during round- table group discussion…