COVID-19 Mini-UPDATE – January 27, 2021

As of January 27, 2021 Alberta Health confirmed 459 new cases since Jan. 25. There are 60 new cases in the North Zone since Jan 26. There has been 3 deaths recorded in the North Zone in the last 24…
COVID-19 Mini-UPDATE – January 26, 2021

As of January 26, 2021 Alberta Health confirmed 623 new cases since Jan. 25. There are 37 new cases in the North Zone since Jan 25. There has been 2 deaths recorded in the North Zone in the last 24…

Peace River MLA wants to ensure Lesser Slave Lake has voice inside gov’t Chris CleggJoe McWilliamsSouth Peace News Residents and businesses in the Lesser Slave Lake constituency have another person to turn to for help. Peace River MLA Dan Williams…

Susan ThompsonSouth Peace News The bus driver who was at the wheel during an accident that injured three Valleyview students has been convicted of careless driving. Dawn Knapp, a contract driver working for Golden Arrow, was charged after her bus…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News It’s becoming a “necessary evil” if you win a municipal election. First thing they do is send you to school! The matter of elected officials taking courses was the subject at three Smoky River local government…

Susan ThompsonSouth Peace News Marissa Lalonde appeared in High Prairie provincial court via CCTV Jan. 13 to answer to nine charges laid during a traffic stop near High Prairie two years ago. Lalonde pleaded not guilty and is appearing in…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News The M.D. of Smoky River council received some good news at its Jan. 13 meeting when they examined tender packages for fuel. The low tender from UFA will result in council “saving quite a bit of…
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St. Isidore Carnaval snow sculpting proceeds Susan ThompsonSouth Peace News The St. Isidore Carnaval might be cancelled for 2021, but one of the most distinctive parts of the francophone festival is still going ahead. The snow sculpting competition will once…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News The news was not surprising regarding the cancellation of the Keystone XL pipeline after Joe Biden’s election, but that should not stop Canadians from pursuing the important project. Peace River – Westlock MP Arnold Viersen said…

Jeff Burgar Last week, we wrote about different approaches to Lesser Slave Lake MLA Pat Rehn used by some local governments. The Town of Slave Lake threw Rehn under the bus. Town of High Prairie not at all. Big Lakes…

Jeff Burgar Although it seems like we Canadians have only two “real” political parties, Liberals and Conservatives, in fact we have more. New Democrats. Greens. Bloc. Maxine Bernier’s party, which is so famous we can’t remember its name. If Canada…

By Peter Holle,President, Frontier Centrefor Public Policy,Courtesy of Troy Media. Despite the relentless media drum-banging around the alarmist COVID-19 narrative, this virus is not the Black Death. Official numbers have the Canadian death count so far just over 14,000. Bad…

SPN Staff Peace River School Division his hired Jessica Whelan as the Divisional K-12 Literacy Program Coordinator effective Feb. 1. Whelan has 12 years of teaching experience in elementary education. She has a Bachelor of Education from the University of…