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Top Stories This Week - February 12, 2014


Students, present your sandals!


Pictured above are the Grade 1 students in Ashley MacIntyre’s Grade 1 class at Ecole Providence, with the sandals they made at the McLennan Municipal Library on Feb. 4. From left are Alyvia Chavis, Alexis Lamouche, Emily Soucy, Justice Chalifoux, Kile Lambert, Kale Lambert and Marcus Lee.



$781,885 provided for Peavine Creek ditch project

The M.D. of Smoky River No. 130 has received nearly $782,000 from the Alberta Government towards the completion of the South Interceptor Peavine Creek ditch project south of Falher.


Come out for Seniors' Fun Day activities in the area

Seniors are invited to the fun day activities in Donnelly, Falher, Girouxville and McLennan in February and March.


McLennan’s Centennial Celebration is fast approaching

McLennan’s Centennial Celebration is less than five months away.

Opinion


Commentary: Love, family and community

“Love is in the air” – as a popular song states - and the values of family share the spotlight this weekend.


SRE Sports: In a rough and tumble game, Pirates squeeze out 4-3 victory over Rangers

It was the kind of action Falher Pirates fans had been waiting for, a real match up with a hard hitting, fast playing team, and they got it from the Spirit River Rangers.


SRE From The Hip: Sochi, Russia welcomes the rest of theworld

I like to think that the descriptive words of Canadian slam poet Shane L. Koyczan at the opening ceremony of the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver played a small, yet important part in the success of our athletes and our nation.


SRE Where Things Stand: Quit stonewalling on the Keystone XL Pipeline, Obama!

The State Department of the U.S. Government has determined that construction of the proposed Keystone XL Pipeline won’t result in significant environmental degradation – and yet, President Barack Obama is still stonewalling on the subject.


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Spotlight: Join in the great backyard bird count

The staff at the Boreal Centre for Bird Conservation, Lesser Slave Forest Education Society and Lesser Slave Watershed Council would like to invite you to contribute to the 17th Annual Great Backyard Bird Count that’s happening Feb 14-17th.


Spotlight: St. Isidore Carnaval receives funding boost from feds

St. Isidore’s annual carnaval has received a significant funding boost from the Government of Canada.


Your Horoscope for the second week of February

AQUARIUS - Jan 21/Feb 18 Some well-hidden information could come to the surface, and you will have the ability to put it to use, Aquarius. Just don’t let the power go to your head.


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