Smoky River Manatees hold fun meet

Mac Olsen Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs It was a hot day on Aug. 10, which was perfect for the Smoky River Manatees to hold their fun meet at the Falher Regional Pool. The swimmers competed against each other individually and against…
East Peace Gas Co-op celebrates grand opening of new building

Tom Henihan Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs East Peace Gas Co-op, in business since 1979, held the grand opening of its new building on Main Street Falher, August 10. Approximately 200 Co-op members and members of the community attended the event, welcomed…
River floating parade just two weeks away

Joe McWilliams Spotlight Let’s get right to it, shall we? Not only does dressing up a ‘floating float’ for the Aug. 26 Great Trail Celebration on Lesser Slave River sound like a lot of fun in itself – there is…
McLennan Trade and Recreation Fair, September 23

Tom Henihan Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs The McLennan and District Chamber of Commerce, Trade and Recreation Fair 2017 will take place at the H.W. Fish Arena in McLennan on Saturday, September 23 from 10am to 5pm. This year’s fair will feature…
Keay determined as leader to lobby for new hospital

George Keay has been a pillar that laid the foundation for the new High Prairie Health Complex as he led a local charge to lobby the provincial government. “I went to meetings every 10 days in regards to that facility,…
Our Stories – George Keay serves as a community builder

George Keay of High Prairie has lived up to his surname (pronounced key) in various significant roles to build the community and wider region. He was one of the community leaders that convinced the provincial government to build the new…
Canadian Francophone Games in Moncton and Dieppe

The cities of Moncton and Dieppe host the seventh Canadian Francophone Games, July 11-15. “This event gives hundreds of young francophones from all over Canada the opportunity to showcase their talents in sporting competitions, as well as in the fields…
McLennan Library summer programs are extremely popular

Tom Henihan Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs Lindsay Wells, coordinator of the McLennan Library summer programs says that so far the library has been busy through the summer season with its line up of popular programs including the TD Summer Reading Club,…
Missing 15 year old boy found in the Smoky River

Spirit River, Alberta- On July 28 2017 at approximately 8:30pm, Spirit River members were dispatched to the Smoky River, roughly 10 km downstream from the Watino Bridge. It was learned that a 15 yr old male was with a group…