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Northland School Division Notebook

Chris CleggSouth Peace News Board approves Education Plan At its May 29 meeting, the board of trustees approved the 2021-24 Education Plan, as presented.The plan outlines Northland School Division’s priorities, outcomes, strategies and measures, which have been identified as a…
COVID-19 UPDATE – June 7, 2021

As of June 7, 2021 Alberta Health confirmed 651 new cases since June 4. There are 80 new cases in the North Zone since June 4. There has been 1 death recorded in the North Zone since June 4. 25,133…
COVID-19 UPDATE – June 4, 2021

As of June 4, 2021 Alberta Health confirmed 540 new cases since June 2. There are 37 new cases in the North Zone since June 2. There has been 2 deaths recorded in the North Zone since June 2. 24,971…
COVID-19 UPDATE – June 2, 2021

As of June 2, 2021 Alberta Health confirmed 410 new cases since June 1. There are 50 new cases in the North Zone since June 1. There has been 0 deaths recorded in the North Zone since June 1. 24,764…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News Another scam is making an ugly appearance at McLennan, this time involving STARS. On May 25 at 10:30 a.m., McLennan RCMP received a complaint from a resident of McLennan of a suspected STARS Lottery fraud. “McLennan…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Schools in High Prairie School Division are planning graduation celebrations in June. Only graduates and high school staff are allowed at the ceremonies in the school under COVID-19 restrictions, communications officer Kyle Nichols says. Social distancing…

Jeff Burgar The government department known as Alberta Health Services [AHS] gets little love these days. The lack of love is, according to politicians here and there around northern Alberta, well deserved. To begin, “big city media” barely stirs itself…

Chris Clegg Ever know someone who just likes to argue? Even if the sky is blue, they will say it’s cloudy? As I wrote recently, they will talk just for the sake of talking, and even risk going outside for…

Rev. Terry Goerz,Redeemer Lutheran Church After the Holy Spirit came at Pentecost, Peter addresses the crowd that had gathered. Peter, being bold enough to speak publicly, is really a miracle. Peter, who a little over seven weeks previously, had been…
Wetlands a vital component of forests

Pearl LorentzenFor South Peace News Fires and floods are one of the dangers of summer in the boreal forest. Healthy wetlands can help with both and are very common. “There’s so many that you don’t realize how important they are,”…
PRSD notebook

Chris CleggSouth Peace News Board approves deficit budget The Peace River School Division [PRSD] board of trustees approved the 2021-22 budget at the regular board meeting May 20.The Division approved the use of $1,337,978.00 in reserves to supplement the total…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News Peace River School Division board of trustees is writing a letter of support for the Alberta Food Matters [AFM] Pilot Project grant application. PRSD’s letter will outline the board’s support of AFM’s application to the Government…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News High Prairie School Division is preparing for school board elections Oct. 18. At its regular meeting May 19, the board confirmed the returning officers. Secretary-treasurer Jody Frowley was appointed the returning officer and human resources manager…
COVID-19 UPDATE – June 1, 2021

As of June 1, 2021 Alberta Health confirmed 209 new cases since May 31. There are 46 new cases in the North Zone since May 31. There has been 0 deaths recorded in the North Zone since May 31. 24,614…