Treaty 8 law to ‘bring our children home’

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Treaty 8 First Nation chiefs and Elders from Treaty 8 communities met on July 11 at Willow Point near Sucker Creek First Nation to share their vision and ideas for the Treaty 8 Child Well Being…
MacEwan, Northland sign 5-year agreement

Chris CleggSouth Peace News A new agreement allows Northland School Division students to take a university course in high school. Northland announced June 23 that its students will be able to flash university identification cards while attending high school. It…
World of Science continues to open for students

Chris CleggSouth Peace News Northland School Division continues to strive to make the best opportunities available to its students. On June 21, Northland’s board of trustees and the TELUS World of Science – Edmonton formally signed a memorandum of understanding…
New physician coming to McLennan

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Another physician is coming to the Falher-McLennan region in the next few months. “I am pleased to announce that we will have a new physician practising in the Smoky River area by this fall,” says Myrna…
NA Historical and Railway Museum opens

Chris CleggSouth Peace News The original Northern Alberta Railway train station at Falher has moved around a lot in its 91 years. But now it has a permanent home at McLennan’s Northern Alberta Historical and Railway Museum. A grand opening…
L’École Héritage célèbre sa classe de finissants 2021!

Les finissants et finissantes 2021 de l’École Héritage à Falher étaient en vedette lors des célébrations le 25 juin dernier. Cette année, l’école a célébré neuf finissants et finissantes. Les finissants, leurs parents et le personnel ont assisté à la…
PR High class celebrates 2021 commencement

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News “Starry Night” was the theme as Peace River High School honoured 44 students in the graduating class of 2021 in a ceremony June 22 in the school. Principal Mark Owens commended the students for their perseverance…
Glenmary class celebrates 2021 commencement

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Glenmary School in Peace River honoured the graduating class of 2021 during official ceremonies June 25 at the school. “’21 and Done” was the theme for the celebration. School principal David Amiot encouraged and congratulated the…
A new centenarian for Falher: Camil Moulun

Submitted byDenise Moulun-PasekFor South Peace News Born in Falher on July 5, 1921, our father, Camil Moulun, was the last of a family of four children. At the age of 18 months, his father Georges died leaving his mother to…
Walk to Celebrate Indigenous Culture Day

SPN Staff People from all over the Smoky River region gathered at Falher June 21 to participate in the Walk to Celebrate Indigenous Culture Day. The walk was organized by ATB and sponsored by ATB Business and a local business,…
‘Productive’ meeting with health critic, says council

Shepherd hears Town of McLennan’s concerns Chris CleggSouth Peace News Alberta’s NDP Health Critic says McLennan is not the only community in Alberta facing rural health problems. David Shepherd met with McLennan CAO Lorraine Willier, Mayor Michele Fournier and Councillor…
HPSD begins recruiting bus drivers for fall

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News More bus drivers are needed for the High Prairie School Division as it prepares to return to school in September. “We need bus drivers,” says HPSD Director of Transportation, Harry Davis. “We need about 10-15 spare…
Permit needed for fireworks in forests

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Anyone planning to celebrate Canada Day on July 1 with fireworks or exploding targets in the forest protection area needs a permit. Slave Lake Forest Area wildfire information officer Leah Lovequist says it is important to…