Peace River Record Gazette

Peace River Record Gazette

Joanne McQuarrie Record Gazette   The Northern Alberta Institute of Technology’s (NAIT’s) Boreal Research Institute (BRI) requested a letter of support from the town, for their application to the Natural Sciences Engineering and Research Council (NSERC). In a letter to mayor Tom Tarpey, NAIT BRI director, business development, Kevin Kimball outlined that NAIT BRI has […]

10/17/2018 1:52:18 PM

10/10/2018 3:12:47 PM

Submitted by Town of Peace River As Fire Prevention Week approaches, the Peace River & County of Northern Lights Fire Departments encourage residents to “Look. Listen. Learn.” What does that mean? Home fires today can burn faster than ever. Occupants may have as little as one to two minutes to escape safely from the time the smoke […]

10/10/2018 3:07:20 PM

Joanne McQuarrie Record Gazette   Katie and Jason Leussink, a.k.a ‘Midnight Lights’ been performing country music together for ten years; have written countless songs, recorded an album, and an EP. Their newest single, ‘Shipwreck” was just released to country radio. And another ‘midnight light’ will join them on Jan. 6; that’s when their first baby […]

10/10/2018 3:01:48 PM

Joanne McQuarrie Record Gazette   This year’s Sisters in Spirit Vigil on Oct. 4 honored missing and murdered indigenous people in the region, giving the community the opportunity to acknowledge the loss of people whose lives ended violently or have gone missing, and to show support for friends and family left behind. Supporters met at […]

10/10/2018 2:56:37 PM

Joanne McQuarrie Record Gazette   It started at a board meeting of the P.E.A.C.E. Foundation about a month ago. “We…were brainstorming about ideas to get more funds,” a board member, Serena Boychuk, recalled. “I thought I could do something with my horse.” And so, Riding for P.E.A.C.E. was borne. The goal is to give children […]

10/10/2018 2:49:07 PM

Beth Wilkins Researcher, Peace River Museum (Sources: Peace River Museum, Archives and Mackenzie Centre files; Record-Gazette; Edmonton Journal; Brick’s Hill, Berwyn and Beyond) As we come, for the time being, to the close of the Peace River Correctional Centre construction and celebration of its 50th year of operation, we are much wiser about Peace River […]

10/10/2018 2:36:39 PM