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Historic 1919 silent film shot in Faust

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News An old log cabin in Faust more than 100 years old has become famous in a silent film shot in 1919.Built in 1915, the cabin is featured in Back to God’s Country which earned the cabin…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Peace River – Westlock MP Arnold Viersen has only high hopes for Pierre Poilievre as the new leader of the federal Conservative Party.“I am thrilled that we are starting this new chapter of the Conservative Party…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News Three male youth are facing criminal charges after assaulting the owner/manager of Tomato Boy in broad daylight inside his store Sept. 19.The incident occurred in High Prairie at 1:18 p.m. when two boys entered the store.…
A tree for all seasons

hris CleggSouth Peace News Just like the seasons, the tree located in the lobby of the Sacred Health Community Health Centre in McLennan keeps changing colours.Until the end of October and early November, the tree is adorned with orange decorations…
‘Lock it or lose it’  – police

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News “Lock it or lose,” High Prairie RCMP S/Sgt. Bryce Tarzwell says.It’s a message shared by other rural police detachments as thefts are on the rise, he says.“There has been a surge in vehicle and home break-and-enters…
A gravedigger’s worst nightmare

Chris CleggSouth Peace News Clarence Cardinal has been there and done that!As one of several gravediggers at Grouard, he has had to endure every gravedigger’s worst nightmare: digging into another gravesite. It has occurred a few times at the Grouard…
Community joins together to help those in need

Emily PlihalSouth Peace News Nampa/Northern Sunrise County Family and Community Support Services has created a food collection program for community members to help other community members.The Community Pantry Program is akin to other community’s food bank services, but three local…
Goulet gets nod for PRSD’s Friends of Education Award

Peace River School Division employee Wendy Goulet has been selected as the division’s 2022 nominee for the Friends of Education Award.An administrative assistant for Aboriginal services, she continues to make ongoing significant contributions to support student learning across the division,…
Whalen re-elected Holy Family chair

Kelly Whalen continues as the chair of the board of trustees of Holy Family Catholic Regional Division.He was unanimously re-elected by the board at its organizational meeting Aug. 24.“This is my seventh year as board chair,” says Whalen, who represent…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News An incident involving High Prairie RCMP and the death of a Gift Lake man, as well as a police dog, over a year ago is still under investigation.An Alberta Serious Incident Response Team (ASIRT) spokesman told…

Emily PlihalSouth Peace News In a past meeting, council decided to close both sides of 2nd street SE in the narrowest part of the road to parking because there is no room to get through when vehicles are on both…