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Anyone wanting to get a jump on Christmas shopping might want to attend the McLennan Christmas Expo Sunday, Nov. 3 at Providence School. Organizer Marilynne Brulotte expects over 30 vendors to attend. The Expo begins at 10 a.n. and ends…
Theatre group brings the past to life

Tom Henihan South Peace News A team of Live History performers comprised of Jasmine Bowen, Joshua Kitz and Curtis McGillvary presented two shows in McLennan Oct. 16. Along with its three core members, Live History theatre group has a roster…
Job and Career Showcase prepares students

Susan Thompson South Peace News Peace River Glenmary School’s Grade 9-12 students learned more about their possible future careers at a very successful Community Job and Career Showcase. “Forget tables in the gym and a bunch of students walking around,…
Tears flow at candlelight vigil

Susan Thompson South Peace News The tragic murder of a Peace River woman Oct. 8 has sent shockwaves through the community. RCMP responded to a report of an injured woman in the early hours of Oct. 8. Upon arrival, they…
Nahachick remembered in Peace River

Peace River celebrated its 17th annual Sisters in Spirit Walk Oct. 4. Above, a closing round dance highlighted the walk. Peace River Mayor Tom Tarpey spoke at the event, while Northern Sunrise County Reeve Carolyn Kolebaba and deputy reeve Norm…
Oktoberfest offers authentic Bavarian night

Tom Henihan South Peace News At the McLennan Recreation Board’s third annual Oktober- fest, it appeared that the dress code at Elks Hall called for lederhosen, haferl- schuhe boots and alpine hats for men, while women wore traditional dirndl or…
Peace River celebrates unique heritage

Susan Thompson South Peace News The Peace River library hosted an Alberta Culture Days event on Sept. 28 that included a bilingual storytime, a taco and bannock community meal, and a cultural talent show by members of the Scottish Dance…

Susan Thompson South Peace News The Town of Peace River is putting together a regional committee to bid on the Alberta 55 plus Summer Games in 2021. The last time the Alberta 55 plus Games were held in northern Alberta…

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…