Peace River Record Gazette
‘Snow Angels’ volunteers shovel snow for people with low-mobility
This winter, the Town of Peace River began a snow removal project named “Snow Angels”. This project was created to assist both seniors and those with mobility issues in the removal of snow and ice from their property. The “Snow Angels” project relies entirely on the hard work of volunteers.
Weekly Ponderings: People brought character and culture to Peace River Part 20
The most recent Ponderings ended with a reference to fires being a usual occurrence in the early years of the community. They were a “terrible hazard in those days of tarpaper shacks as they were explosively inflammable. There was no water supply except the rivers, and often there was no way of getting the water to the burning building except by bucket brigade. In sub-zero weather, which was the time most fires occurred from overheated stoves, the ice on the rivers had to be chipped first in order to obtain water.”
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GPPL column: Trending titles of 2020
So, it’s been a weird year. We’ve spent a lot more time alone and inside than usual, which has led to an unprecedented need for quality entertainment. Watched everything on Netflix? Don’t sweat it, GPPL has resources to help you stay entertained over the holidays.
A grow-op in your own kitchen
If ever there was a perfect time to start growing your own edible greens, the era of the COVID-19 plague is surely it. With very little equipment, space, time or investment, it is easy to start growing your own tasty, nutritious sprouts and microgreens. All you need is a windowsill, some seeds, a container and, for microgreens, a growing medium (we’ll get to that below). Growing sprouts and microgreens is fast, easy and very rewarding.