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Kelly Whalen has new role…

A trustee on the local Catholic School Board is adding a provincial title. Kelly Whalen of Peace River has been elected vice-chair of the Alberta Catholic School Trustees Association. This is in addition to his role as

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Nominations Open in Falher

Nominations are now open for the two vacant council positions in Falher. The town’s website states that nominations were opened on Remembrance Day, and will be available until Noon on March 30th. The seats were left vacant

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Stuff-a-Bus Happening today…

It’s back for the first time in two years. River Country and Kix Fm are holding the Stuff-a-Bus campaign today, in cooperation with Mighty Peace Powersports. Peter Herritt is the co-owner of Mighty Peace GM and Mighty

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Peavine Man facing charges…

A resident of the Peavine Metis Settlement is in custody on 10 offenses. High Prairie police say that on November 7th, a complaint of assault was responded to. The suspect was found travelling on Highway 749, where

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HP Peace Officer Charged

High Prairie Peace Officer Lyndon Moore has been charged with assault-related offenses, stemming from an incident two years ago in Calgary. The Alberta Serious Incident Response Team investigated an arrest that happened, where police was checking identities

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Davis Award Nominations open…

Five catergories are to choose from, as part of the 2022 Davis Business Awards in Peace River. Nominations have opened, on behalf of the Peace River and District Chamber of Commerce. The Award ceremony takes place, virtually

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Provincial Grant Money Available…

REP grant money is now available for all businesses, cooperatives and non-profit organizations in the Peace Region. The Provincial Government has earmarked $20 Million Dollars for eligible organizations, participating in the Restrictions Exemption Program. The $2,000 individual

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