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Une autre belle réussite pour le CAFE Nord-Ouest

Geneviève Bousquet For South Peace News Encore une fois cette année, le CAFE Nord-Ouest a reçu en grand, la population du Nord de la province pour son brunch au Centre Chevalier de Falher. On y retrouvait des gens de tous…
PIC – ‘Unto us, a Saviour is born!’

Shepherds gather around the manger at the Live Nativity celebration at Falher Dec. 19. Left-right are Adelle Levesque as Mary, and shepherds Iven Gagnon, Jareth Nairn, Nikolai Born, and Noah Gagnon. Not seen is Joseph, played by Samual Levesque [behind…
PICs – Northern Sunrise spreads Christmas cheer

Northern Sunrise County hosted its County Christmas Open House Dec. 14 from 4-7 p.m. at the county office. The open house provided a wonderful opportunity to enjoy some holiday snacks while visiting with neighbours. The open house was hosted by…
PIC – Nampa celebrates arrival of Zamboni

Dec. 18 was a landmark day at the Nampa Complex when the community celebrated the arrival of their new 2019 Zamboni Model 446. The project commenced in 2017 and was a combined effort which included the dedicated board members and…
‘Unto us, a Saviour is born!’

Chris Clegg South Peace News The Live Nativity play held at Falher Dec. 19 attracted about 150 people, many who put aside their time during Falher’s late night shopping to attend the event. It’s the third year the play has…

Chris Clegg South Peace News It’s for a good cause so why not attend and have a good time? The Smoky River Daycare Society is hosting a New Year’s Eve Dance at Centre Chevaliers in Falher Dec. 31. “This event…
PICs – Oh, my goodness! Santa’s on trial!

Falher Ecole Heritage held its Christmas Concert Dec. 19 at 1 p.m. Students danced and sang their way into the audience’s hearts with a dazzling array of skits and songs. Some skits/sketches took on a more serious note – Santa…
2 Peace Region volunteers win Star Awards

Susan Thompson South Peace News Two Peace region volunteers received awards for being star volunteers at a ceremony at Alberta Government House on Dec. 5. The Stars Of Alberta Awards recognizes extraordinary Albertans for their outstanding volunteer contributions to their…
Red Apple collects toys for children

Richard Froese South Peace News Many local children will receive toys thanks to the generosity of shoppers at Red Apple stores in High Prairie, Falher and Peace River in the annual toy drive that ended Dec. 7. Fill-a-Sleigh Day concluded…
100 years of memories celebrated

Susan Thompson South Peace News After a year of centennial events, Peace River got one more cake in celebration of the town’s 100th birthday. Some of the activities for the centennial over the year included planting 100 trees, having two…
PICs – Double the pleasure

High Prairie and Peace River both held Light-Up celebrations Nov. 29 featuring a Santa Claus Parade and other activities. Businesses as well as shoppers took advantage of special sales to get a jump on local Christmas shopping.
PIC – Santa meets celebrities

An estimated 1,491 people visited Falher Christmas Expo and Santa Day on Nov. 23. Adults had an opportunity to do some Christmas shopping while children visited Santa and participated in numerous activities. In the photo, Elsa and Anna from the…
PICs – Shoppers pack mall for sweet deals

Peace River held Midnight Madness shopping and photos with Santa Claus at Riverdrive Mall after the Santa Claus Parade Nov. 29. Shoppers took advantage of many sales at the mall in stores and at vendors. A special display had Marie…
PICs – Santa has arrived in PR!

Peace River’s Santa Claus Parade, organized by the Peace River & District Chamber of Commerce, was held Friday Nov. 29. Many colourful entries were adorned with Christmas lights to add cheer to the occasion.