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Top Stories This Week - April 9, 2014


Who's the real Queen Bee here?


Pictured above is the bowling team known as the Routhier Bees. In front, from left, are Viv Eldridge, Josette Theriault-Gaudet, and Marie Gagnon. In back, from left, are Suzanne Desaulniers, Laureen Cloutier, Marianne Chalifoux and Trudy Leger. Not shown is Diane Gervais. They were part of the cancer fundraiser bowling tournament at Smoky Lanes Bowling in Girouxville March 28-30. Fourteen teams participated in the tournament. Diane Dolhan and Evelyn Lefebvre organized the event, which will see proceeds support Sorrentino's Compassion House near Edmonton. A story and more photos about the tournament can be found on Page 12 of this week's Smoky River Express.



Scrapbooks donated to genealogy society in Donnelly

Would you be interested in reading about a person or event from the area way back when?


Peace Health Advisory Council to meet in McLennan

Residents in the Smoky River region are invited to share their thoughts on local health care delivery and services at a meeting this week being hosted by the Peace Health Advisory Council.


École Routhier and Missoula Children's Theatre present 'The Wizard of Oz'

École Routhier and the Missoula Children’s Theatre are teaming up once again to foster the development of life skills in local children through participation in the performing arts.

Opinion


Commentary: Something fresh for the jaded geezer

I find I have less tolerance for and interest in certain things than I once did. Once upon a time I would have been glued to the TV, thinking whatever was going on was somehow IMPORTANT (yes, with capital letters) for me to follow it.


SRE Sports: École Heritage students return from Fairbanks with medals

École Heritage in Falher did well at the recent Arctic Winter Games in Fairbanks, Alaska, winning medals in singles and doubles badminton.


SRE From The Hip: A fitting time to talk about volunteerism

There is indeed a genuine sense of pride and personal satisfaction that goes hand-in-hand with being an active community volunteer.


SRE Where Things Stand: Does the Alberta government have too many public relations staff?

Last week, the Canadian Taxpayers Federation gave a scathing rebuke to the Alberta government, accusing it of having an excessive number of public relations personnel.


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Spotlight


Spotlight: Group looking for partners, funding and land to create historical village

Aboriginal and francophone history of the High Prairie area is being invited for a project to create a village of French settlers in Alberta during the second half of the 17th century.


Spotlight: NLC enrolment continues to rise

More people in the Lesser Slave Lake region and beyond are taking advantage of Northern Lakes College’s programs.


Your Horoscope for the second week of April

ARIES - Mar 21/Apr 20 Aries, despite a full workload, you are already looking ahead to some much-needed rest and relaxation. Focus on what’s on your plate at the moment.


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