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Friday May 24, 2024 The town of Grimshaw has joined the town of Peace River, and other municipalities in expressing their concern over Bill 20. Council has motioned to send a letter to Premier Danielle Smith regarding

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Thursday May 23, 2024 The Alberta Teachers’ Association says 13 school boards are set to get less provincial money for the upcoming school year, and could have less teachers. School boards possibly affected would be the Northland

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Wednesday May 22, 2024 Wildfires are starting to calm down, thanks to the moisture of the long weekend. Even the Fort McMurray fire has been downgraded, as crews get a little assistance. In this area, the fires

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No Doc in Fairview, again!

Courtesy AHS Temporary disruption at Fairview Health Complex Emergency Department FAIRVIEW — Due to the inability to secure physician coverage, the Fairview Health Complex Emergency Department will be temporarily without on-site physician coverage for the following time

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PRSD Board Meeting Highlights

Courtesy: Peace River School Division Central Operations Maintenance Projects Secretary-Treasurer Rhonda Freemen presented the board with quotes and tender results for both the HVAC system upgrades and roofing maintenance projects discussed during the April 18 board meeting.

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Tuesday May 21, 2024 Another Missing Person case solved… This one is in High Prairie where 35 year-old Elora Auger has been located, and is safe. Auger was reported missing last Tuesday, but last spoke with her

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New Trustee in McLennan

Courtesy: HFCRD Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) warmly congratulates Victoria Patrick Barkhouse who was acclaimed as the new trustee for Ward 2 – McLennan. Barkhouse, originally from Toronto, moved to McLennan in 2015. She’s a member

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Homicide in John D’or Prairie

Courtesy: Fort Vermilion RCMP Alberta RCMP Major Crimes Unit investigates homicide in John D’or Prairie John D’or Prairie, Alta – On May 16, 2024, at approximately 3 am, Fort Vermilion RCMP responded to a report of a

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MD of Peace Council Highlights

Courtesy: MD of Peace Request to Lease Property Council approved a resident request to lease MD-owned land at the Cessna subdivision for grain farming purposes. Council directed administration to negotiate the best price for the land rental for

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Friday May 17, 2024 High Prairie RCMP are looking for a missing person. 35 year-old Elora Auger was reported missing on Tuesday. Reports say she last spoke to her family on April 24. Alberta Wildfire is reporting

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HFCRD Board Highlights…

Courtesy: HFCRD HFCRD Board of Trustees May Meeting Highlights (May 15th, 2024) HFCRD & St. Thomas More School in Fairview MOTION: The HFCRD Board of Trustees moved that the Board supports the request from parent delegates to

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Thursday May 16, 2024 An update on a missing person case in Fort Vermilion. RCMP are reporting that 23 year-old Darius Cameron Noskiye has been located, deceased. Noskiye was last seen on Monday in John D’or Prairie.

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Wednesday May 15, 2024 33 year old Kyle Edward Daniel Ominayak is wanted on charges including forcible confinement, pointing a firearm, flight from police, theft, and assault with a weapon. Officers say he’s a resident of Atikameg,

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