Manatees meet their best times at provincials

Mac Olsen Express Staff The Smoky River Manatees Swim Club didn’t bring home any medals from provincials, but the outcome is pleasing for coach Natasha Smit. Six swimmers and four alternates went to provincials in Edmonton during Aug. 19-21. The…
Share your views on the Wireless Code!

Canada News Wire News release GATINEAU, QC, Sept. 13, 2016 /CNW/ The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) is inviting Canadians to share their views on how the Wireless Code is helping to address the issues with their wireless services.…
Show and Shine a big hit in Slave Lake

Katrina Owens For Spotlight The 10th Annual Show and Shine hosted by Route 88 Rods & Customs swept Slave Lake by storm on Sept. 9 and 10, 2016. Various cars, motorcyles and trucks lined Main Street and brought in quite…

Mac Olsen Express Staff During their meeting on Sept. 12, the council for the Town of Falher approved an agreement that will allow the Smoky Applied Research and Demonstration Association to use the Falher Regional Recreation Complex for their trade…

Express Staff   On Sept. 13, between 8:30 p.m. and 8:45 p.m., a 2011 white GMC Sierra 3500 was stolen near Girouxville. Moments prior to the theft, an older black SUV was seen in the immediate area. The Alberta licence…

Government of Alberta News release If you are a single Albertan whose net income is below $47,500 or a couple or family whose net income is below $95,000, you will receive a full rebate. The rebate begins to phase out…

Wildrose Party News release EDMONTON, AB (September 6, 2016): Today, Wildrose Shadow Justice Minister Scott Cyr released the following statement on FOIP obstruction at the Department of Justice and Solicitor General. “The Department of Justice and Solicitor General has for…
PIC – More GPV awards

GPV gave out most improved student awards. From left are Austin Deslaurier (Grade 9), Hailey Limoges (Grade 8), Dae-Lynn Dubois (for Amy Peterson, Grade 12) & Nathan Simard (Grade 7). Not shown are Tracy Verrault (Grade 11) & Corey Guindon…
Getting those big ideas for your entrepreneurial spirit

Dan Dibbelt Smoky River Regional Economic Development Starting your own business can be a daunting prospect, especially at a time when the economy is low. Businesses today are facing higher business taxes, higher wages and are anticipating increases in over…