Peace River Record Gazette

Peace River Record Gazette

Five members of the Northern Lites Speedskating Club (NLSSC) will be heading south this weekend to compete at the Alberta Winter Games, with three of them heading north next month for the Arctic Winter Games next month.  Berkley Ferguson, Natalie Guindon, Dominik Hansen, Camden McNaughton and Aaron Smith will compete in the Alberta Winter Games […]

2/13/2020 1:47:54 PM

A majority of Peace River residents who voted in the Feb. 5 referendum want the Peace River Airport to be owned and operated  by an independent non-profit organization, with a commitment to preserving current services including air ambulance and forestry services.  When the tallying was done, about 82 per cent of the votes – 133 –  […]

2/13/2020 1:46:49 PM

The North Peace Navigators are gearing up for the playoffs and a winning streak has put them in a strong position. A 4-2 defeat of the Fort St. John Huskies on Feb. 8 put the Navs in second place in the standings with 50 points. That means the Navs get a bye in the first round, […]

2/13/2020 1:44:44 PM

At their regular council meeting on Jan. 27 council announced their commitment to the 55+ games and heard an in-depth presentation on upcoming budget talks. In connection with the town’s bid to host the 2021 Alberta 55+ Games, Tanya Bell, director of community services, told council about an official bid tour taking place in town on […]

2/5/2020 9:16:31 PM

With a theme of ‘A Night at the Davis Awards’, this year’s event, hosted by the Peace River & District Chamber of Commerce at the Belle Petroleum Centre on January 25, was a glittery night of celebration. Justin Hicks, Chamber president, said in an email, “The small businesses in Peace River are the backbone  of […]

2/5/2020 9:15:50 PM

A total of $15,000 in fines was handed down to a South Carolina outfitter in a Peace River courtroom last week. Russell Moore, owner/operator of Field Quarter Waterfowl, from Pawleys Island, South Carolina, plead guilty to three of six charges against him for offences committed when he operated as an outfitter-guide while conducting and reporting […]

2/5/2020 9:14:31 PM

A speed reader board set up in front of a playground on the 82 st. , Saddleback area by the Town of Peace River, shows that some motorists do not slow down.  “We got downloaded reports from May of 2019,” said Orren Ford, town councillor. “Eighty percent of those vehicles that travel down that road […]

1/29/2020 12:29:13 PM

The Wetlands, an immensely important ecosystem for biodiversity and the environment, are disappearing at a disturbing rate and Alberta’s wetland ecosystem isn’t immune. It is World Wetlands Day on February 2 and Ducks Unlimited Canada is making an effort to spotlight this crisis and to show how people can help. Knowledge and action are key, said Ron Maher, […]

1/29/2020 12:26:13 PM