Peace River Record Gazette

Peace River Record Gazette

All sorts of creatures are starting to prepare for the changing season but some are more obvious than others.  Beavers are actively putting up stores and their work is hard to miss. Beavers are very well known for their construction projects—dams and lodges. They have been looking after their dams all summer but as winter […]

9/13/2019 10:29:51 AM

Uh-oh, you shared a photo of a friend online without asking them. Take the snake back down to square 13 and try again. That’s one of the rules in a new snakes and ladders game to teach children about their privacy rights, unveiled by Alberta’s privacy commissioner. The game was released alongside a larger set […]

8/28/2019 10:00:58 AM

Larry Kornelsen never thought he would own a thrift store, but as fate would have it, the grand opening of the Blue Star Thrift Store took place on August 12 with snacks his drivers helped deliver, and music from a boombox to keep the vibes high. “Prices very from from 50 cents to as much as […]

8/28/2019 10:00:53 AM

Town of Peace River Residents were abuzz last week after local emergency personnel and an alleged “spike belt” were seen in and around the East Hill area on the late afternoon of August 19. “On that day, around four-o-clock, we were dispatched to assist fire and emergency medical services staff with an individual who appeared […]

8/28/2019 10:00:50 AM

The local A&W in Riverdrive Mall held a special fundraiser to help defeat the autoimmune disease of the central nervous system, Multiple Sclerosis, on August 22. “It’s our MS day today at A&W! $2 from every Teen Burger sold today is donated to the MS Society of Canada! We just had our first BIG teen […]

8/28/2019 10:00:50 AM

By the Peace River School Division Representatives from the Town of Grimshaw and District Chamber of Commerce welcomed Peace River School Division (PRSD) Central Operations staff to their new location in Grimshaw on August 26. “We feel Central Operations is a great fit for the town of Grimshaw,” the Mayor of Grimshaw, Bob Regal, said. […]

8/28/2019 10:00:44 AM

By Merv Buchanan It’s impossible to overestimate the impact Swedish recording stars ABBA, featuring  singers Agnetha Faltskorg and Frida Lynkstad, have had on pop music. During the 70’s, ABBA, the first recording artists from a non English-speaking country to regularly top the world’s record charts, owned the airwaves. ABBA’s breakthrough came when their song “Waterloo” […]

8/28/2019 10:00:40 AM

Black bears are not uncommon in northern Alberta, especially in and around the Town of Peace River, and have been popping up all summer, luckily, mostly in the less populated areas. A member of the public shot a quick note of warning, outlining the whereabouts of one such bear high up in the trees, to […]

8/28/2019 10:00:37 AM