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COVID-19 Mini-UPDATE – January 15, 2021

As of January 15, 2021 Alberta Health confirmed 785 new cases since Jan. 14. There are 158 new cases in the North Zone since Jan 14. There has been 1 death recorded in the North Zone in the last 24…
COVID-19 UPDATE – January 13, 2021

As of January 13, Alberta Health confirmed 875 new cases in Alberta since January 12. There are 125 new cases in the North Zone since January 12. There has been 1 death recorded in the North Zone in the last…

Chris Clegg South Peace News The mayor of Grimshaw has made a public comment after a man was spotted wearing what appears to be a KKK hood in front of the Grimshaw Post Office. Mayor Bob Regal posted on Facebook…
COVID-19 Resources – Updated September 9, 2020

Listed below are links to available resources for Albertans during the COVID-19 Pandemic Crisis, a list of symptoms, and Alberta’s Relaunch Strategy. If you would like to see other resources please send us a comment. COVID-19 School Status Map Overview…
COVID-19 Mini-UPDATE – January 14, 2021

As of January 14, 2021 Alberta Health confirmed 967 new cases since Jan. 13. There are 174 new cases in the North Zone since Jan 13. There has been 3 deaths recorded in the North Zone in the last 24…
Message from M.D. of Smoky River

Editor’s note: South Peace News asked municipalities in the Peace, Smoky River and Lesser Slave Lake regions to submit Christmas/New Year’s greetings in its Dec. 23, 2020 issue. Due to a production error, the message from M.D. of Smoky River…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News McLennan and District Chamber of Commerce is eager to move forward in 2021 which could bring a renewed regional vision. The future of the chamber will be discussed at the annual general meeting Feb. 24 at…
COVID-19 Mini-UPDATE – January 12, 2021

As of January 12, 2021 Alberta Health confirmed 652 new cases since Jan. 11. There are 107 new cases in the North Zone since Jan 11. There has been 2 deaths recorded in the North Zone in the last 24…

Susan ThompsonSouth Peace News Peace River MLA Dan Williams has confirmed his whereabouts over Christmas after scandal erupted over multiple government MLAs and staff members travelling to tropical locations even after introducing stricter new COVID restrictions for Albertans. The scandal…

Jeff Burgar Two weeks ago, you might have said, if the name came up, “Pat who?” Now? Well, he apologized for his trips out of country and his Christmas photo from Mexico, even while telling his people ‘Save Lives. Stay…

Chris Clegg Years ago Zag and Zog went on a hunt to provide for their families. They put on all the bearskins to keep warm and danced to all the clan rituals before leaving. Then they foraged into a dangerous…

SPN Staff Alberta’s government has secured or maintained partnerships for 170 parks and public recreation area sites across the province under a model that began in 1932. As a result, no sites included under the Alberta Budget 2020 optimization plan…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Christmas and New Year’s was fairly quiet for police in the Falher and McLennan region. McLennan RCMP Sgt. Mark Hall says the holiday season was fairly slow from Dec. 11 to Jan 2 when police responded…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Police in the Peace River region responded to fewer calls in Christmas and New Years than in the holiday season the year before. Peace Regional RCMP reported about 187 calls from Dec. 21 to Jan. 3,…