Commentary by Katrina Owens This time of year has always been an exciting one for me, firstly because my birthday is soon approaching (my mom makes the best cheesecake) and secondly because school will be back in session within a…

Mac Olsen Express Staff During their meeting on Aug. 10, council for the M.D. of Smoky River No. 130 approved second and third readings for a road closure lease agreement. The M.D. has made the agreement with Gus and Barb…
St. Paul’s Anglican Church celebrates 85 years in McLennan

Mac Olsen Express Staff The St. Paul’s Anglican Church in McLennan is 85 years young, and the congregation converged there on Aug. 21 to celebrate the milestone anniversary. Father Leon Cadsap and Peter Clarke, the Rector’s Warden, led a special…

Spotlight Staff Adults know when they are beginning to experience trouble with their vision. In such instances, men and women will book appointments with their eye doctors to determine what’s causing their problems. But whether it’s a fear or eyeglasses…

For Immediate Release:                                                                        August 30, 2016   Slave Lake, AB –   Two members of the Slave Lake Detachment were slightly injured after making an arrest of an intoxicated male on August 27, 2016.  RCMP had responded to a report of an…

For Immediate Release:                                                                                                                   August 29, 2016     Slave Lake, AB –  Slave Lake RCMP have arrested a Leduc man in relation to two residential break and enters which occurred on August 23, 2016.  29 year old Kevin Giese faces numerous charges…
Highlights from the ministers’ meeting in Falher

Dan Dibbelt Smoky River Regional Economic Development A couple of weeks ago Smoky River Regional Economic Development (SRRED) partnered with the Peace Region Economic Development Alliance to host the minister of Environment, Shannon Phillips and the Minister of Energy and…
Standard Teen Triple P Program

Georgia Dubois Director Smoky River Family and Community Support Services Does this sound like your situation? You never imagined things would get this way. Life with your teenager may have turned into a constant struggle. There may be a lot…

ARIES – Mar 21/Apr 20 Everyone recognizes your ambition this week, Aries. Channel your energy constructively and don’t be ashamed to pursue your goals so strongly. TAURUS – Apr 21/May 21 Taurus, tackle some slow and steady work this week…
PIC – Five generations together

One family with five members got together in McLennan in late July for a reunion. In the photo above, in front, is 99-year-old Rhea Ethier. Behind her, from left, are Paulette Bugnet, Korey Manzulenko holding his son, Beckette, and Monique…

RCMP News release On Aug. 14, the McLennan RCMP Detachment responded to a report of a break and enter at 701 Main Street, the M.D. yard in Falher. Security footage at the site shows a single male jumping the fence…