Not waiting for retirement to travel the world

Joe McWilliams For Spotlight Carson Lehman, son of Aaron and Winnie Lehman of Slave Lake has spent parts of the past eight years indulging in a lust for travel. It has taken him to Africa, to South America and most…
Saying goodbye to 2017 – March

March 1, 2017 – From bingo to fireworks McLennan Family Day celebration was about family, community and having fun The 2017 McLennan Family Day was organized using the proverb “the best times are always found with friends and family gathered…
Saying goodbye to 2017 – February

February 1, 2017 – Bowling tournament raises $1,947.50 for Haying in the Thirties Smoky Lanes Bowling in Girouxville was a busy place on Jan. 20 and 21, as 10 teams participated in the ‘Bowling for a Cure’ cancer fundraiser. “It…
Saying goodbye to 2017 – January

January 4, 2017 – RCMP investigates theft in Donnelly On Nov. 13, 2016, the McLennan RCMP Detachment responded to a theft complaint from a vehicle in the Village of Donnelly. A pair of Windriver snow boots, a black Dakota winter…
Star of Bethlehem is over Falher

Mac Olsen Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs The Gazebo in Falher was the scene of a very special event in the evening of Dec. 21, 2017. A live Nativity Scene was held there, courtesy of the efforts of Eric Verstappen and the…
SARDA Ag Research – A Year in Review

The year 2017 began with an air of excitement and enthusiasm. Booth sales for the Smoky River Ag Research Agricultural Trade Show were strong, ensuring a great show and SARDA Ag Research was planning on moving forward on Phase I…
GPV bands entertain with Christmas concert and play

Mac Olsen Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs The main gym at Georges P. Vanier was filled with the festive season in the evening of Dec. 14, as the school held their annual Christmas concert. The senior high band opened the event with…
Taewkondo testing and advancement held at Georges P. Vanier

Mac Olsen Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs The students of Iron Tiger Taekwondo from Manning met their counterparts of the Chun’s Warriors Smoky River Taekwondo at Georges P. Vanier in Donnelly on Dec. 9 for testing and advancement. “It ran smoothly,” says…
Knights of Columbus presents $1,000 to Smoky River FCSS

Mac Olsen Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs On Dec. 14, Chancellor Ernest Johnson (far left in the picture) and Grand Knight Leo Lemire (far right) of the Knights of Columbus Council No. 3025 presented a $1,000 cheque to Director Lynn Florence of…