A Peace River man faces a charge of second-degree murder in connection with the death of another area man July 16.
Cpl. Leigh Drinkwater, RCMP Media Relations Group, says on July 17 Alberta RCMP Major Crime’s investigation into the suspicious death of a 42-year-old male from the Peace region has resulted in an arrest and single charge.
A Peace River area man faces several property charges after a search warrant was executed on his property June 23.
Peace Regional RCMP Sgt. Dave Browne says police began an investigation related to stolen property that was believed to be stored on a rural property in the County of Northern Lights.
A new natural gas pipeline from Peace River to La Crete is expected to create 50 jobs and be operational by 2022.
The project was announced on July 10 as one of the provincial government’s key strategic projects under Alberta’s Recovery Plan.
A landslide has closed the highway on both sides of the Whitemud River north of Peace River.
South of the river, drivers are being detoured to Highway 743 via Highway 686. North of the Whitemud River, drivers are directed to take Highway 35 north to Highway 690 east and then Highway 743 south.