The Peace Country Sports Club (PCSC) has publicly announced it will be closing its doors on August 31. The club…
A small group of people in Peace River braved a rain storm to join a nation-wide protest to demand that the CBC host a federal leaders’ debate on climate change.
“Change the Debate” events were held across the country during the evening news on July 17.
Peace River’s only daycare is preparing for a possible increase in fees next spring now that a popular $25 per day childcare pilot program is under review by the new UCP government.
The Town of Peace River is asking residents to submit ideas about what to put in a time capsule that will be sealed later this year as part of Peace River’s Centennial Celebrations.
The time capsule will be opened in 50 years during the Town’s sesquicentennial year in 2069.
Local pharmacist Tony Nickonchuk of Peace River committed to cycling 100km each day for three days through the Canadian Rockies as part of the Tour for Kids Alberta fundraiser.
The Seventh Day Adventist Church on 98 Ave in Peace River and a house next to it burned down in the early hours of July 3.
The fire department got the call at about 3 a.m. and both buildings were on fire by the time firefighters responded.
NAIT has received a $3 million grant for boreal reclamation, oil sands tailings and wireless technology from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC).
The plug has been pulled on the popular children’s wading pool at Winagami Lake Provincial Park.
The decision has drawn concern from several municipal councils.
The new Shell Rotary House across from the Peace River Hospital held an open house on June 20.
The open house was co-hosted by the Peace River Chamber of Commerce and included a free barbeque.
On June 20, the Peace River Reception Centre was deactivated after 31 continuous days of operation. During that time 894 wildfire evacuees from nine different communities received support through the Reception Centre, according to an official statement from the Town of Peace River.