Ecole Heritage holds Remembrance Day service

Mac Olsen Express Staff On November 8, students and staff at Ecole Heritage honoured veterans and those who have passed on, as part of the school’s Remembrance Day service. The event was held in the gym, opening with a march…
Falher Farmers Market aims to keep things local

Tom Henihan Express Staff The first Farmers Market, sponsored Smoky River Ag Society, took place on Saturday, October 27, at Diva Bookkeeping n’ Promotions on Main Street Falher. The event, which will take place on the 4th Saturday of every…
Turkey and tourtiere dinner in Guy

Mac Olsen Express Staff There was an atmosphere of anticipation during the evening of November 4, as approximately 200 people sat down for dinner in the Guy Community Centre. It was the St. Guy Parish’s annual turkey and tourtiere dinner,…
Where does SARDA’s work go?

The simple answer is, to research. Of course, how that research is spread, interpreted, and implemented is a far more expansive question. The process starts in the planning for SARDA’s research year. We have standard tests that a large number…
Richard Simard is the new reeve in Big Lakes County

Richard Froese For Smoky River Express A former McLennan business owner and resident has become the new reeve for Big Lakes County in the High Prairie area. Joussard Councillor Richard Simard was elected reeve by council during its organizational meeting…
Remembering ‘Canada’s Hundred Days’

Tom Henihan Express Staff This year’s Remembrance Day will mark the 100 anniversary of the end of the First World War. Here in Canada it is also a national occasion to remember what has been called “Canada’s Hundred Days,” refering…
Local hospital employee receives prestigious award

Mac Olsen Express Staff Rachelle I. Bérubé has made health care her career and passion for many years, especially when it comes to helping the Francophone people of the Smoky River region. To that end, Bérubé has been presented with…