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by Tom Henihan There was an interesting change of pace at Villa Beausejour on Monday, November 8 when the Smoky River Dance Society came by to present a brief but energetic 45-minute recital in the late afternoon. The approximately 60…

The people have spoken! A province-wide survey of Albertans’ outdoor activities and values toward recreation and wilderness shows that 68 per cent of adults in the Lower Peace region participate in outdoor recreation. And, every survey respondent in the Lower…

by Tom Henihan The Falher Christmas Expo Fundraiser at the Chevalier Centre on November 28, was a bustling occasion, great fun for the kids and an exceptionally wide-ranging shopping experience as Christmas quickly approaches. The event, which had 80 tables…

by Tom Henihan The Second Annual “Light-Up” event at the McLennan Historical Railway Museum showed all the signs of becoming an enduring Christmas tradition. Though the night of December 1st was not particularly cold, a slight wind certainly kept things…

by Spotlight Staff When looking for a real Christmas tree of top quality, many factors need to be considered. “When cutting your own tree, you know that it’s fresh,” says Toso Bozic, woodlot extension specialist with Alberta Agriculture and Rural…

Faye Turcotte Edward John Chomiak’s new trial date has been set for April 25, 2016 in Peace River. This will be the fourth trial date. Chomiak has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder in the case of Melody…

Tom Henihan Approximately 80 people attended the Stew Supper fundraiser on Sunday, November 22, at the McLennan United Church. The Church generally holds two suppers a year, usually in the fall, as autumn seems like an appropriate time for this…