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Richard Froese South Peace News All-candidates forums for the federal election are planned for Peace River and High Prairie this week. The first is Wednesday, Oct. 9 in Peace River, 7 p.m. at the Belle Petroleum Centre. The next day,…

Richard Froese South Peace News Wine and tasteful food will be on the menu for an annual special fundraiser Nov. 2 for the Smoky River Regional Fire Department. An Evening of Elegance at the Smoky River Emergency Services Building in…
Woman survives personal tragedy to help others

Walk to Remember raises awareness of pregnancy, infant loss Susan Thompson South Peace News Losing a baby is a tragedy most parents hope never to experience. For those parents and their families and friends who are grieving a baby, the…
Keeping the dream alive!

Chris Clegg South Peace News It is now 38 years and counting! Since the first Terry Fox Run in 1981, Francis Lessard has been involved in one way or another in helping realize Fox’s dream: to find a cure for…
United Floors wins PR Chamber Golf Tournament

Susan Thompson South Peace News Golfers flocked to the annual Peace River & District Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament to enjoy some of the last golfing days of the year. This year’s tournament was held on Sept. 13 at the…
Ducks Unlimited annual banquet fundraiser Oct. 26

Tom Henihan South Peace News The Smoky River chapter of Ducks Unlimited will host its annual banquet fundraiser at Centre Chevaliers in Falher, Saturday, Oct. 26. The event features dinner, raffles, and a silent and live auction, offering decoys, prints,…
‘Always find a reason to smile’

Suicide prevention events held across North Peace region Susan Thompson South Peace News The Always Find a Reason to Smile Suicide Awareness & Prevention Foundation held several events to spread help and hope across the Peace as part of Suicide…

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,…