NEWS

Thieves target Nampa Fire Station

The Village of Nampa’s public works and fire hall were both broken into sometime over the weekend of March 21-22.
Nampa’s public works was entered forcibly through a back gate and door. Several tools were stolen.

NEWS

Peacefest falls victim to COVID-19

The newly-revamped Peacefest music festival was officially cancelled on March 26.
“Due to COVID-19 and the uncertain times we decided this year wasn’t the year to host the event,” chairperson Leah Wood says in a public statement.

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Citizens take to streets to protest

A wave of protests against the provincial budget swept as far as Peace River and Slave Lake on Feb. 29.
Protests were held in major centres like Calgary, Red Deer, and Edmonton, as well as in many smaller rural communities.

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Rural crime prevention starts with you

Fighting rural crime is not just about enforcement, but also about community members coming together to help prevent crime.
That was the main message at the Rural Crime Prevention Conference at the Sawridge Inn in Peace River on Jan. 25.