PIC – Happy birthdays!

The Club Etoile in Girouxville held their annual general meeting Oct. 27. Left, a group of members were recognized for their birthdays between August and October.

Sarah Cole Public Health Promotion Facilitator Alberta Health Services National Addictions Awareness Week (NAAW) is November 13-19, 2016. NAAW highlights issues and solutions to help address alcohol, substance use and problem gambling. It provides an opportunity for Canadians to learn…

Spotlight Staff School curriculum is under study by the provincial government, which invites parents and other citizens to offer suggestions to improve the system. People can complete an online survey for “Future Ready” until Nov. 18 to gather information to…

The Falher Pirates had good luck in recent games, winning against the Valleyview Jets on Nov. 10 and the Spirit River Rangers on Nov. 12. Look for a story in the Nov. 23 edition of the Express, and video clips…

The Remembrance Day service was filled to capacity on Nov. 11. People from all over the area converged at the Elks and Royal Purple Community Hall in McLennan. At the end, they went to the Royal Canadian Legion down the…

For Immediate Release:               November 14, 2016   Slave Lake, AB –   RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the culprit(s) responsible for an armed robbery which occurred during the evening hours of November 10, 2016.  At approximately 9:55 pm on…
Enthusiastic response to crochet classes at McLennan Library

Tom Henihan Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs Kathy Bertrand gave crochet lessons at the McLennan Library on Thursday November 3 at 1.30 pm. Ten people attended the session that focused on crocheting a girl’s poncho. “I wasn’t expecting 10 people today, so…

Smoky River Family and Community Support Services – In Focus Georgia Dubois FCSS Director This will be our second year of providing our Smoky River FCSS Christmas Voucher Program 2015 saw such a huge success with the inaugural kick off…

Dan Dibbelt Smoky River Regional Economic Development The Smoky River region has had an economic development committee for many years in various forms. When I first moved to the Smoky region it was just the Town of Falher and the…