After a contractor accidentally damaged a water line in the south end of Peace River last week, water service was fully restored on the evening of June 6. The affected area was located along River Road, according to the town of Peace River. In a separate incident on a similar project, residents from 105 Ave east […]
His goal is to raise $7,500 with all proceeds going to Muscular Dystrophy Canada. As of June 10, he had raised $4,530.
Submitted by Marc Boychuk This is the continuation of my account of my “Walk a Mile” Awareness campaign, picking up from the evening of January 11, 2018. There are so many good people in our community and this story contains brief encounters with some of them. The AA Meeting It is impossible to talk about […]
The Alberta Law Enforcement Response Team reported on June 7 that after a six-month long investigation, ALERT, Grande Prairie’s organized crime and gang team, made seven arrests with assistance from both the Peace River and Grande Prairie RCMP detachments. While executing a search warrant at a rural Peace River property, Alberta’s crime fighting team seized […]
Junior and senior high school students from École des Quatre-Vents are getting ready to embark on a great adventure in May 2020 with a trip to Quebec. Raffle tickets are being sold for a garden shed built by students, parents, grandparents and other family members of the school. The draw will be held at the […]
The Chuckegg Creek wildfire, located southwest of High Level, was last estimated at 265,925 hectares in size, while the Battle Wildfire Complex was estimated at 54,255 hectares as of June 10. Both had reduced in size thanks to the efforts of more than 2,100 wildland and structural firefighters and staff along with approximately 223 helicopters and 28 air tankers that had been fighting these fires.
Peace River Minor Ball has just been gifted a sponsorship from a donor, who would prefer to remain anonymous, of $2,500 per year for the next five years. “Immediate plans would be to look at upgrading some of the equipment, jerseys, and possibly a batting cage,” Brad Walchuk, a board member with Peace River Minor […]
The town of Peace River began celebrating the provincial Seniors’ Week along with the rest of Alberta on June 2, and will continue to do so until June 8. Meanwhile, the town will also be celebrating LGBTQ2+ rights and freedoms from June 3 to 9. Senior’s Week 2019 “Seniors’ Week is an opportunity to thank […]