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Top Stories This Week - March 19, 2014


Shooting for the gold!


Karter Fournier of the Smoky River Atom 'C'hockey club goes after a loose puck in front of the net during their opening round-robin game of the 2014 Investors Group Atom 'C' Provincial Hockey Championship against Carstairs (Zone 6) March 14 at the Falher Regional Recreation Complex. The host team got off to a great start in the championship tournament after posting a decisive 7-1 victory. Watch next week's issue of the Express for complete results of the event, including the opening and closing ceremonies.



Falher Honey Festival planning under way, event slated for June 20-22

The annual Falher Honey Festival is set for June 20-22 and changes are in the works to make it more entertaining and efficient.


Albertans mark the end of Canada's military presence in Afghanistan

The official end of Canada's 12-year military presence in Afghanistan on March 12 was a special moment for retired Canadian Armed Forces Master Corporal Brian Whelen.


Donations continue to come in for FABuLAS park project

The Falher and Area Beautification and Leisure Society (FABuLAS) is continuing to receive excellent support from the community for its masquerade ball fundraiser, being held March 22 at the Chevaliers Centre.

Opinion


Commentary: Long distance thieves

The home phone rang. I was working on one of our websites so I ignored it. Most times, itís a telemarketer wanting to sell me a timeshare or a new credit card. Once in awhile itís the alarm company, which is why we still have the landline.


SRE Sports: Falher Pirates advance to the Campbell Cup after defeating the Manning Comets in divisional final

The Falher Pirates have advanced to the North Peace Hockey League's Campbell Cup final.


SRE From The Hip: Anxiously awaiting the arrival of spring

As if we really needed documented evidence to tell us exactly how bad this winter has been so far.


SRE Where Things Stand: How about more money for the Peace Country, Premier Redford?

The Alberta government seems to be loosening its purse strings, despite the continuing budget deficit battle, which begs the question:


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Spotlight: Joussard Ice Fishing Tournament winners take home $2070 first prize

The team of Derek Tomkins and Glen Greene won the Joussard Community Associationís Annual Ice Fishing Tournament March 8 with a catch that won them $2,070.


Spotlight: Gun and Sportsman Show coming in April

Outdoor enthusiasts should mark April 12-13 on their calendars, as the thirteenth annual High Prairie Gun and Sportsman Show will be held that weekend.


Your Horoscope for the third week of March

PISCES - Feb 19/Mar 20 Thoughts of a career change are more prominent this week, Pisces. It may be a good time to finally act on those ideas.


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