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Richard Froese South Peace News Hunters will have plenty to see and buy at the annual Grimshaw Gun Show from Sept. 21-22. Excitement is building for the event at the Grimshaw Curling Rink. “We have another sold-out show,” says Jerrold…
Big turnout for RCMP Musical Ride

Susan Thompson Express Staff The Royal Canadian Mounted Police Musical Ride returned to the Peace River fairgrounds on August 27. About 2500 people came out to enjoy the iconic Canadian tradition. The musical ride has been ongoing since 1876. It…
New art show celebrates plants native to the Peace

Susan Thompson Express Staff A new art show at the Peace River library celebrates the beauty of the many different plants that grow wild in the region. The Plants of Peace art show opened on Wednesday August 28 and is…
PIC – A taste of honey!

Ginette Paradis, right, offering samples of clover and blueberry honey at the “Alberta Open Farm Day,” event. held on August 17.
Kimiwan Birdwalk and Railway Museum “End of Season BBQ”

Tom Henihan Express Staff The Kimiwan Birdwalk and the McLennan Northern Alberta Railway Museum held their “End of Season Barbeque,” August 22. Due to cold, uncertain weather, the event moved indoors, from the Kimiwan Lake Birdwalk Interpretative Centre patio, to…
A great turnout for Paradis Valley Honey, “Open Farm Day,”

Tom Henihan Express Staff Paradis Valley Honey held an “Alberta Open Farm Day,” August 17, at its location in Watino, on Highway 49, approximately 96 kilometers northeast of Grande Prairie, and 85Km southwest of Peace River. The Peace River region,…
Retiring Anglican Bishop celebrates Mass in McLennan

Tom Henihan Express Staff The Anglican Bishop of Athabasca, Right Reverend Fraser Lawton, presided at Mass in St. Paul’s Anglican Church in McLennan, on Sunday August 18. Bishop Lawton was scheduled to say Mass in St. Paul’s Church this October,…
PIC – Bike Rodeo Time!

Kids waiting their turn to test their skills staying within the bike lane and stopping promptly at the stop line.
Kimiwan Birdwalk holds annual “End of Season BBQ,” August 22

Tom Henihan Express Staff The Kimiwan Birdwalk in conjunction with McLennan Northern Alberta Railway Museum will hold its annual “End of Season Barbeque” on Thursday, August 22 at 5PM at the Museum and Birdwalk Interpretive Centre grounds. The annual year-end…

Susan Thompson Express Staff Racers will get to climb over, under and through obstacles in a test of their strength, agility and endurance at the annual Miserable Miles race on Misery Mountain. The 5.5 km obstacle race will be held…

Susan Thompson Express Staff Every summer for a decade, people have been getting together for a group paddle down the mighty Peace River to savour its natural beauty. The annual Paddle the Peace event is almost here again. “This year…
Bouncefest a bouncing success

Susan Thompson Express Staff A new festival event entertained Peace River families over the long weekend while also helping Peace River’s homeless. Bouncefest was held at the Al Adair Rec Centre on August 3. The event’s biggest draw of the…