Valley Bee Café re-opens

Susan ThompsonSouth Peace News After being closed for 110 days, the Valley Bee Café in Watino is reopening. The agri-tourism business was developed to help diversify Paradis Valley Honey’s operations, but had to shut down due to COVID-19 restrictions. Ginette…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News Fairer elections for everyone! It’s what the Alberta government hopes to attain after introducing Bill 29, the Local Authorities Election Amendment Act, which, if passed, will level the playing field for candidates and increase voter participation.…
Obituary – Marie-Ange Boivin

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Marie-Ange Boivin [née Granger] on June 17, 2020 at her home in Falher, AB at the age of 83 years. She was a long time resident of Tangent. She…
PRSD honours Pierson for earning award

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Peace River School Division [PRSD] honoured one of its managers at a special ceremony June 25 for receiving a top technology award. The board celebrated manager of technology services Shayne Pierson, who won the Interactive Video-…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The Peace River School Division [PRSD] has a familiar face as its board chair while the board elected a new vice-chair. Trustee Darren Kuester was re-elected board chair by the board at its organizational meeting June…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Peace River School Division [PRSD] gets passing grades on an annual report card from Alberta Education. At its regular meeting June 25, the board reviewed results from the Accountability Pillar Report. PRSD is pleased to report…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News A plan and strategy to battle racism is being drafted by Peace River School Division, sstates a ews release. At its regular meeting June 25, the board directed administration to research both professional development and racism…
Loogman a two-time recipent of internship

Susan ThompsonSouth Peace News The Forest Products Association has announced the winners of its 2020 Green Dream Bloggers internships. The 11 winners include two Grande Prairie residents and Peace River’s Arianna Loogman, who will be interning with Mercer International. It…
COVID-19 UPDATE – July 6, 2020

As of July 6, Alberta Health has confirmed 130 new cases in Alberta in the last 72 hours (29 on July 3, 52 on July 4 and 49 on July 5) There are 23 new cases in the North Zone…
COVID-19 UPDATE – July 2, 2020

As of July 2, Alberta Health has confirmed 94 new cases in Alberta in the last 48 hours. There are 3 new cases in the North Zone over the last 48 hours. There has been 0 deaths recorded in the…
COVID-19 UPDATE – June 30, 2020

As of June 30 Alberta Health has confirmed 41 new cases in Alberta in the last 24 hours. There are 6 new cases in the North Zone over the last 24 hours. There has been 0 deaths recorded in the…
PIC – Hats off to you!

Grade 12 graduations across the Peace were held last week, albeit in a far different manner than before. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, grad classes had to be creative on how to hold their ceremonies. Above, however, Peace River Glenmary…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News Peace River – Westlock MP Arnold Viersen is proud of the way his party has tried to hold the Justin Trudeau Liberals accountable.“Since last November and throughout 2020, our strengthened Conservative Opposition has been holding the…
Village of Donnelly notebook

Following are notes from the Village of Donnelly council meetings June 3, June 10 and June 19: Maure’s resignation accepted Council accepted the resignation of the CAO Rita Maure.Council will recruit to the position by advertising until a suitable candidate…