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3 vie for seat on McLennan town council

Richard Froese South Peace News A byelection in the Town of McLennan to fill a vacant councillor seat has not yet been postponed over the worldwide coronavirus [COVID-19] pandemic. McLennan voters are scheduled to go to the polls April 20.…
Village of Donnelly notebook

Following is a summary of the March 18 regular meeting for the Village of Donnelly: Winagami Lake park wading pool Council will coordinate a joint letter with Big Lakes County, the Town of McLennan, and the Village of Donnelly, to…

Susan Thompson South Peace News The Peace River Air Cadets 124 Squadron will be moving into a new space after the Town of Peace River agreed to grant them a property tax exemption. The cadets have been looking for a…
Morin wins byelection in Falher

Richard Froese South Peace News The Town of Falher council welcomes Daniel Morin as its new councillor. Morin fills the seat by acclamation when nominations closed Feb. 3 at noon. He was scheduled to be sworn at the regular council…

Richard Froese South Peace News Town of Falher council will welcome Daniel Morin as the new councillor. Morin fills the seat by acclamation when nominations closed Feb. 3 at noon. He will be sworn in at the next scheduled council…

Chris Clegg South Peace News Town of Falher voters may get a chance to elect a new councillor March 16. The Town has called a byelection to fill the vacancy created when James Bell resigned last December. His resignation became…
Voters will help decide fate of PR Airport

Susan Thompson South Peace News Residents of Peace River are getting the chance to have their say on the future of the Peace River Regional Airport. In October 2019, council opened a Request for Proposals [RFP] for someone else to…
Village of Donnelly council notebook

Following is a summary of the Village of Donnelly meeting from Dec. 18: 2019 budgets approved The 2019 budget was approved as the 2020 Interim budget. The 2020 Physician Recruitment Coordinator budget was approved, no increase is projected. Mayor Myrna…
Northern Sunrise cancels over $2M in taxes

Oil & gas companies score win in Supreme Court Susan Thompson South Peace News Bankrupt oil and gas companies who have stopped paying their property taxes have become a major problem for Northern Sunrise County. But a recent Supreme Court…

Susan Thompson South Peace News Peace River town council has decided to ask for proposals to repurpose the Al Adair Rec Centre. The building is owned by the Town but has been leased to the Peace Country Sports Club since…

Notes from the Oct. 16, Village of Donnelly organizational and regular meeting; and Oct. 22 special meeting. Notes supplied by the Village of Donnelly. Lanctot re-elected mayor At the organizational meeting, Myrna Lanctot was re-elected as mayor, and Brian Labrecque…
PIC – RCMP thanks Northern Sunrise

Northern Sunrise County council is presented with a photo on behalf of the Peace Regional RCMP detachment in thanks for their support of this year’s RCMP musical ride. Left-right, are Councillor Corinna Williams, Reeve Carolyn Kolebaba, Sgt. Dave Browne, Const.…
Agricultural disaster declared by NSC

Susan Thompson South Peace News Northern Sunrise County has joined Birch Hills County, Saddle Hills County and the County of Grande Prairie in declaring an agricultural disaster for local farmers. The Agricultural Service Board met on Nov. 18 and asked…