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McCuaig-Boyd accepts position

Susan Thompson South Peace News Former NDP Energy Minister Marg McCuaig-Boyd has accepted a new government post as a director of the Credit Union Deposit Guarantee Corporation. McCuaig-Boyd was appointed to the position by UCP Finance Minister Travis Toews as…

Richard Froese South Peace News The Alberta beef industry is on solid ground and taking steps to increase quality and better promote its product. “The outlook for beef and agriculture are pretty good,” says John MacArthur, Alberta Beef Producers, director…

Chris Clegg South Peace News The recent provincial budget has brought some long-awaited good news for a local school district, its parents and students. The Conseil scolaire du Nord-Quest was very pleased to announce Nov. 1 that an infrastructure project…
PR Planning and Development grants temporary permit

Susan Thompson South Peace News ***CORRECTION: This story states that the permit was granted by Town Council when it was actually granted by the Town’s Development Officer. We apologize for the mixup. A new drop-in community centre in Peace River…
Peace River opens new arena

Venue to become ‘heart and soul of Peace River’s sporting community’ Susan Thompson South Peace News The ribbon has been cut and the Baytex Energy Centre has officially opened its doors. The grand opening of the new regional multiplex on…
‘Sales is an act of love’

Keynote speaker at PR Chamber of Commerce wine and cheese evening offers tips to increase sales Susan Thompson South Peace News The Peace River Chamber of Commerce celebrated Small Business Week with a wine and cheese social. Keynote speaker Shannon…

Susan Thompson South Peace News Northern Sunrise County’s leadership is staying on! Reeve Carolyn Kolebaba and deputy reeve Norm Duval were both re-elected by acclamation at the county’s annual organizational meeting on Oct. 22. Kolebaba represents Ward 1, Duval Ward…
Rootin’ tootin’ time enjoyed by all

Susan Thompson South Peace News The 2019 junior production The Wild, Wild, Wildest West … or How the West Was Dun, presented by Peace Players, ran at Athabasca Hall Oct. 24-27. Set in Low Humidity Chasm [instead of the usual…
PIC – Cow moose shot

Peace River Fish and Wildlife are asking for assistance from members, and/or the public, in solving a crime. On Friday night, Oct. 18, 2019, a cow moose was shot and left to waste, northeast of the Town of Peace River,…

Susan Thompson South Peace News A Grande Prairie man has been given life in prison for the murder of Lawrence Robert Butt. Butt, also known as Lawrence Villeneuve, lived in Peace River. His remains were found in a burned out…
Cleanup order strikes controversy

It started as a trash issue, but grew to be about the homelessness Susan Thompson South Peace News A bylaw appeal meeting that was supposed to be about cleaning garbage has highlighted the ongoing issue of homelessness in Peace River.…