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Breakfast Club expands program to students at Prairie River

SPN Staff The Breakfast Club of Canada is supporting Prairie River Junior High School students , by providing a nutritious breakfast throughout the school year. PRJH has several hot breakfasts each week to compliment the available fruit, cereal and granola…

Chris Clegg South Peace News Enjoy pancakes on Shrove Tuesday St. Mark’s Anglican Church’s annual Shrove Tuesday pancake lunch will be held Feb. 28 at the parish hall. The lunch begins at 10 a.m. and ends at 1 p.m. Cost…

Chris Clegg South Peace News A $2 million High Prairie Airport expansion and upgrade project proposed by Big Lakes County is being supported by town council up to $100,000. However, the project is dependent on grants from the Alberta government…
Meet my new friend!

High Prairie woke up to several inches of wet snow Feb. 19, just perfect for making snowmen and having snowball fights. Siblings Colten Pilgrim, left, and Chloe Pilgrim took advantage of the ready-made fun dropped from heaven to make snowmen…

Spotlight Staff Alberta’s energy sector is showing optimistic signs on the first anniversary of the royal review. Rig counts across Alberta have risen substantially compared with this time last year as economic activity and jobs return in the energy sector,…
Joussard School – Grade 3s welcome new teacher

Avory Okemow Joussard Reporter Greetings from Joussard School! This is Avory Okemow bringing you our news. Our kindergarten students are thrilled to announce that they now have a sandbox in their classroom filled with brand new sand! This has made…

Pastor Brian Gilroy, High Prairie Church of the Nazarene “Oh, no! Momma burnt the biscuits. She was so caught up with helping everyone that she forgot about the fresh baked biscuits that she had promised for our snack. That’s that.…
The Page – February 15, 2017

If you got a gift certificate from your sweetheart, or you got one for your best guy or gal, then according to our South Peace News poll you made this year’s most popular choice for gifting. Our polls are not…

Richard Froese South Peace News Big Lakes County has rescheduled meetings for the next two months to allow council members to attend major conferences. At its regular meeting Feb. 8, council approved a staff recommendation to postpone its next meeting…

Normand Boulet, CCA Agricultural Fieldman M.D. of Smoky River No. 130 Okay, before you devote too much time to this article, this isn’t about my New Year’s resolutions. This is about the Resolutions which were debated at the Provincial Agricultural…
Chamber close to filling lead position

Richard Froese South Peace News High Prairie and Area Chamber of Commerce could hire a new part-time executive director by next week. “We did some interviews and we expect the person to be in position by the middle of the…

Jeff Burgar I have no clue: who are Byron Nelson or Richard Starke! As far as I am concerned, this is good. Of course, I also hope, they are not serial killers, pedophiles, bankruptees, religious fanatics, persons living from paycheque…

Richard Froese South Peace News Big Lakes County has set the next step to hire a bylaw enforcement officer. At its regular meeting Feb. 8, council gave first two readings to a bylaw to create the position. “The draft bylaw…

Here are excerpts of the document prepared by St. Andrew’s School social justice committee Creating Spaces of Reconciliation in Schools: Recommendations for Education Leaders. I. Allowing students to become forces of reconciliation in the classroom: We, the youth, believe that…