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‘If you build it [the trails], they will come’

Peace Valley Snow Riders persevere despite challenges Susan Thompson South Peace News Despite expensive damage to trails from past heavy snow, the Peace Valley Snow Riders are riding on. The club promoting responsible snowmobiling by building scenic trails presented an…
Defending champs blitz Pirates in opener

Chris Clegg South Peace News Six different players scored to lead the defending champion Grande Prairie Athletics to a 6-3 win over the Falher Pirates in the opening night of NPHL action Nov. 1. Calvin Sanders, Max McNeil, Tanner Labbe,…
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…
Flyers take leave of absence

Chris Clegg South Peace News The NPHL is down to six teams after Monday night on Oct. 8, after the Fort St. John Flyers announced they would not be part of the league for the 2019-20 season. NPHL President Jack…

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…
PIC – Glenmary girls win silver medals in Fairview

The Peace River Glenmary Junior A Girls volleyball team captured the silver medal Sept. 27-28 in Fairview at the St. Thomas More Kodiak Tournament. The Junior Saints went undefeated until the finals when they lost a very close 15-12 third…
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…
PICs – Meet your Ecolé Héritage Lynx volleyball teams

Meet the 2019 Falher École Héritage girl’s and boy’s junior high volleyball teams. The teams competed at the St. Thomas More Tournament in Fairview Sept. 27-28. Upcoming tournaments include the Peace High Invitational in Peace River Oct. 18-19, the Grimshaw…
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…
Positive developments for gymnastics club as new season begins

Tom Henihan Express Staff Smoky River Gymnastics Club (SRGC) will begin its 2019, fall season with a new head coach, additional programming and a new location. The club’s recently appointed head coach, Manon Turcotte is a veteran gymnastics coach with…

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…
Kids loved every minute of the LSLIRC “Youth Golf Tournament”

Tom Henihan Express Staff The Lesser Slave Lake Indian Regional Council (LSLIRC) health directors and staff, held their 9thAnnual “Youth Golf Tournament,” at Smoky River Regional Golf Course in McLennan, on August 9. LSLIRC Health Director, Marcella Schnurr opened the…
Girouxville’s new rink reaches completion

Tom Henihan Express Staff After four years of planning, coordinating and fundraising, Girouxville Enhancement Committee has finally achieved its goal and the new Girouxville rink is now ready for ice. On July 24, Trevor Zahara, owner of Peak Play a…

Chris Clegg For The Express A group from La Crete has given notice to the North Peace Hockey League executive they would like to join for the 2019-20 season. The NPHL officially notified its member clubs July 24 of La…