McLennan Santa Day Celebration Saturday, December 10

Tom Henihan Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs McLennan Santa Day happens on December 10 at the Elks Hall, beginning at 11am and running to 3pm. As usual, the event promises to be a lot of fun for kids with a free hotdog…
Ecole Heritage hosts senior girls’ volleyball zones

Mac Olsen Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs The Eaglesham Sonics senior girls’ volleyball team was the one to beat at Ecole Heritage’s zone tournament during Nov. 17-18. “They’ve been building that team for a while, and they were ready to play,” says…
Plains tanker truck catches fire on Highway 2 in McLennan

Tom Henihan Express Staff The engine of a Plains tanker truck, hauling 1075 liquid propane caught on fire in McLennan adjacent to Fas Gas on Highway 2. On Saturday, November 18, at approximately 5.30pm the Smoky River Fire Department arrived…
Watershed council making a splash in the classroom

Spotlight Staff The Lesser Slave Watershed Council is one of 11 Watershed Planning and Advisory Councils in Alberta. WPACs are Water for Life partners and engage in activities that support Alberta’s Water for Life Strategy. Providing water and environmental education…
Falher Christmas Expo & Santa Day held Nov. 25

Mac Olsen Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs   The annual Falher Christmas Expo & Santa Day was held at the Centre Chevaliers on Nov. 25. The building was filled to capacity with merchants and shoppers, and there were other activities, such as…
Georges P. Vanier holds Remembrance Day service Nov. 9

Mac Olsen Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs Students and teachers at Georges P. Vanier took time on Nov. 9 to remember those who served and sacrificed in war. Two student mentors, Kaitlyn Langelier and Gabriel Bruneau, hosted the event. One of the…