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Top Stories This Week - June 11, 2014
We're off to see 'The Wonderful Wizard of Oz'
Students at Georges P. Vanier in Donnelly brought out their talents on May 29, performing the 'Oz' musical for their families. Pictured above are some members of the cast, during the intermission. A story and more photos about the event are featured on Pages 8 & 9 of this week's Smoky River Express.
Marginal mill rate increase in Village of Girouxville
Shrinking funds through the province’s Municipal Sustainability Initiative (MSI) program in 2014, coupled with higher utility fees, has prompted the Village of Girouxville council to endorse a slight increase in municipal mill rates at its regular meeting on May 14.
Kids’ activities at Honey Festival
The Co-operators Kids Bike Parade should be quite a thrill!
École Routhier students graduate from the DARE program
Two classes at École Routhier in Falher, the Grade 6 English class and the Grade 5/6 French class, have completed the Drug Abuse Resistance Education program.
Commentary: Time to stop using that revolving door!
The criminal justice system is based on the assumption that a person makes informed choices with respect to the decision to commit crimes. But what happens when that same assumption is applied to an offender with ‘a lifelong diagnosis of brain damage;’ with symptoms consistent with criminal behaviour. How does the court, which deals with evidence and reasonable doubt, address an ‘invisible disability?’
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