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Top Stories This Week - January 29, 2014


Junior 'B' action comes to Falher!


The Fort St. John Huskies and the Slave Lake Wolves, which play in the Northwest Junior Hockey League, were at the Falher Regional Recreation Complex Jan. 21 as part of a make-up game, hosted by the Falher Pirates North Peace Hockey League organization. Action in the Junior 'B' game was intense, as the Wolves gave the Huskies a run for their money. For additional details about the NJHL game in Falher, please see Page 10 of this week's Smoky River Express.



Sucker Creek First Nation proposes development for Donnelly Corner

For Sucker Creek First Nation (SCFN), Donnelly Corner is the perfect location to build a restaurant, hotel and a gas station as part of a potential $25-30 million investment.


Shelly Dubois headlines Ol' Tyme Family Nite anniversary on Jan. 31

Residents attending the seven year anniversary celebration of Ol’ Tyme Family Nite in McLennan on the evening of Jan. 31 are in for a special musical treat.


Baytex Energy Ltd. agrees to capture tank-top emissions

It was the news the Labrecque family has been waiting to hear for almost two years.

Opinion


Commentary: High speed, low drag

The day is Friday, January 24. I woke, let the doggie out, and took in a deep breath of warm, fresh air. Summer was here.


SRE Sports: Junior ‘B’ hockey teams square off in Falher

Smoky River hockey fans were treated to some rare Junior ‘B’ action in the Northwest Junior Hockey League, as the Slave Lake Wolves faced the Fort St. John Huskies at the Falher Regional Recreation Complex on Jan. 21.


SRE From The Hip: HPSD keeping parents informed about busing status

The formal introduction of a new bus status email link on High Prairie School Division's (HPSD) website is making it easier for parents and guardians to keep up do date regarding route delays and cancellations.


SRE Where Things Stand: E-cigarettes have no place in society they’re as contemptible as tobacco products

Employ due diligence when you’re inspecting the ‘spam’ or ‘junk’ folder in your email, as many companies are trying to tempt you – and our youth – to purchase e-cigarettes.


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Spotlight


Spotlight: What to do with the family farm

With many senior farmers aging and set to retire from the family farm in the coming years, succession planning was promoted and explained during a workshop Jan. 16 at the High Prairie Agriplex.


Spotlight: Rich history, promising future for hamlet of Smith

The Athabasca River and Lesser Slave Rivers were used as a route of travel for Aboriginals for decades if not centuries before the Europeans hit the scene and history was recorded in different methods.


Your Horoscope for the fourth week of January

AQUARIUS - Jan 21/Feb 18 This week may be a little boring, Aquarius. Make the most of your down time, as you could use a few slow days to recharge your batteries and plan your next move.


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