Vintage Texaco oil pump turned in

Peace River RCMP is seeking the public’s assistance in locating owner of unique found item. On June 30, a member of the public turned in a unique item: a restored vintage Texaco Oil pump that had been located in the…
Cardinal wins Juno Award

Susan ThompsonSouth Peace News While the awards ceremony may not be quite what she originally hoped with no red carpet to walk and no waiting cameras to smile for, Celeigh Cardinal has won a 2020 Juno Award for Indigenous Artist-of-the-Year.…
13 École Héritage students celebrate graduation

Tom HenihanSouth Peace News The École Héritage Graduation Day ceremonies began with taking formal group photographs of the 13 graduates in the school parking lot, while their individual photographs and names were posted in the school windows above. The social…
Valley Bee Café re-opens

Susan ThompsonSouth Peace News After being closed for 110 days, the Valley Bee Café in Watino is reopening. The agri-tourism business was developed to help diversify Paradis Valley Honey’s operations, but had to shut down due to COVID-19 restrictions. Ginette…
PRSD honours Pierson for earning award

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Peace River School Division [PRSD] honoured one of its managers at a special ceremony June 25 for receiving a top technology award. The board celebrated manager of technology services Shayne Pierson, who won the Interactive Video-…
Loogman a two-time recipent of internship

Susan ThompsonSouth Peace News The Forest Products Association has announced the winners of its 2020 Green Dream Bloggers internships. The 11 winners include two Grande Prairie residents and Peace River’s Arianna Loogman, who will be interning with Mercer International. It…
Proposal including iconic PR landmark ‘troubling’

Unlikely, but 12-Foot Davis gravesite may be up for sale Susan ThompsonSouth Peace News Northern Sunrise County is not happy about the Government of Alberta’s plans for Greene Valley Provincial Park, calling their proposal “troubling.” The provincial government has said…
Civilian corps proposed to help RCMP

Many cool to idea, more training of existing police force needed Susan ThompsonSouth Peace News As protests across Canada and the US continue to call into question current policing models and whether they can be improved to reduce what critics…
Vanier celebrates ‘Grad on the Go’

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News G.P. Vanier School in Donnelly honoured 38 graduates with a special event since large ceremonies could not be held during the coronavirus (COVD-19) pandemic. The class of 38 students went on tour of homes in “Grad…
Socially distanced grad ceremonies in Peace River

Susan ThomsonSouth Peace News Graduation ceremonies in 2020 have had to get creative to follow social distancing rules during the COVID-19 pandemic. Peace River is no exception. Glenmary School and Holy Family Cyberhigh class representative Kaitlyn Coen says in a…
Viens appointed principal at Pratt

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News A new principal has been named for E.W. Pratt High School in High Prairie. Etta Viens was announced in a news release from High Prairie School Division dated June 25. She has 28 years of education…
Construction season begins

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News ‘Tis the season for road construction on highways in the High Prairie region and other parts of the Peace. Work crews are busy at several project sites scheduled in both Big Lakes County and west in…
Long-time passion to become a reality

The Crabbie Goat Distillery will open its doors July 1 Chris CleggSouth Peace News It’s been a dream four years in the making, but for a Valleyview couple the reality hits home July 1 when they officially open The Crabbie…
PCBFA dedicated to growing the beef industry

SPN Staff The Peace Country Beef & Forage Association [PCBFA] is a non-profit, producer run group that strives to provide leading edge, credible and locally viable information to Peace Country producers through applied research and extension programs. PCBFA’s vision is…