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Top Stories This Week - March 12, 2014

LAHF Troupe performs 'A Mid Winter's Nightmare

The Local Actors Having Fun Troupe, or LAHF Troupe, held its annual dinner theatre at the Jean Coté Community Hall on March 1 and 8. Pictured above are the 14 cast members who performed 'A Mid Winter's Nightmare' in front of a packed house, while trying to solve the mystery of who murdered the court jester. The dinner theatre served as a fundraiser and represented the group's eighth annual performance in the Smoky River region. A story and additional photos about the event can be found on Pages 10 and 11 of this week's Smoky River Express.

Tickets still available for March 22 FABuLAS Masquerade Ball

Residents in the region seeking an entertaining and socially stimulating evening with family and friends which supports a good cause will definitely want to mark March 22 on their calendars.

Donnelly's Société Historique et Généalogique de Smoky River welcomes new microfiche reader

The Société Historique et Généalogique de Smoky River in Donnelly is pleased with the arrival of a new, state-of-the-art piece of equipment for enhanced research opportunities at the facility.

McLennan women join forces to hit cancer below the belt

A determined group of women from McLennan have joined forces to help fight cancer below the belt.


Commentary: Fur trapping education should be essential in school

I can remember back to my childhood, seeing photos of my paternal great-grandmother’s mink farm in B.C. There were a lot of pelts on several logs in each photo, and some pelts showed signs of blood on them during the drying process.

SRE Sports: Pirates tie series at 2-2 with Manning Comets with thrilling overtime victory at home March 6

The Falher Pirates have to earn their victories in their East Divisional final series with the Manning Comets.

SRE From The Hip: Best of luck to our Smoky River Atom 'C' team

When Smoky River hockey players hit the ice this Friday for the start of the 2014 Investors Group Atom ‘C’ Provincial Hockey Championship in Falher they'll do so knowing they have the full support of the community and region behind them.

SRE Where Things Stand: What to do about the problem of grain railcar availability?

Grain producers in our area are feeling frustrated because they can't get their product to market, due to the long wait times for railcars, and rightly so.

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Spotlight: Age doesn't stop Bucky!

Veteran team calf roper James (Bucky) Sprowl continues to strut his stuff even in his mid-70s.

Spotlight: Turcotte and Skrlik rinks pumped about Arctic Winter Games

Falher junior curling skip Dustin Turcotte and his team know exactly what it’s like to face adversity on the ice.

Your Horoscope for the second week of March

PISCES - Feb 19/Mar 20 Pisces, fight against the current for something you truly believe in. Unexpected events arise on Thursday.


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