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Nominations open for High Prairie trustee Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Nominations are now open for a trustee for the High Prairie area in the High Prairie School Division. The board confirmed an election day of June 17 at its regular…

Richard Froese South Peace News Residents are invited to express their views about the High Prairie area in two surveys. High Prairie and Area Chamber of Commerce urges people to complete the Community Improvement Survey and the Community Ratings Survey.…

(Open Forum – 11:45 a.m. to noon) 1.Call to Order. 2.Adoption of Agenda ……….a.Adoption of regular council meeting minutes April 10, 2019 4.Action List 5.Delegations ……….a.Sheila Willis – History Check Mobile App Impact Tourism 6.Public Hearings ……….a.Land-Use Bylaw Amendment 05-2019…
PIC – ‘Times’ to get to work!

The fourth edition of the High Prairie St. Andrew’s School Times mini-newspaper is currently in production! Four years ago, the Grade 6 students at the school took on the project as part of their journalism studies. South Peace News offered…
The challenge is on! Bring a garbageless lunch!

Liam LamasonHPE Reporter This is Liam with the High Prairie Elementary School for this week’s South Peace News report. In Grade 1B, students are starting there Building Unit in Science! So far they have made some boats and some toy…
Joussard team ready to defend handgames title

Lesley Brule’Joussard Reporter Hello from Joussard School! This is Lesley bringing you our news once again. Our kindergarten students are still busy learning how to measure things. Lately they have been using paper clips as measuring units. This has been…
PIC – No more!

Students at Peavine Bishop Routhier School are taking a stand against bullying. To celebrate Pink Shirt Day, each student in the school recently made a T-shirt with a message to stamp out bullying. Each shirt was hung on a clothesline…

H.P. court docketApril 8, 2019Judge D.R. Shynkar A Gift Lake man will be off the road for two years after pleading guilty to driving while impaired. Tyrel Laderoute, 26, was also fined $1,500 when he appeared in High Prairie provincial…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Three residents of Big Lakes County will serve on a regional subdivision and development appeal board. At its regular meeting April 10, county council appointed Peter Blacha, Cathy Hewko and Lloyd Marshall. Each completed the required…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Three local high school football players are looking to make a provincial team. High Prairie Renegade players Evan Anderson, Tanner Cunningham and Chance Supernault took part in a training camp April 13-14 in Edmonton. Each tried…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Several players from the High Prairie Outlaws are taking their football skills to a higher level. Raiden Duchesneau made the Alberta North U-16 team as a defensive back. He tried out for the team at a…
Outlaws, Renegades gearing up for season

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News High Prairie football forges ahead with an optimistic outlook for the coming fall season. The Renegades return to the high school Mighty Peace Football Conference and the Outlaws prepare for their fourth year in the Peace…
Piatrashka, Beauchamp top fishermen

Joussard Community Association held its 26th Annual JCA Ice Fishing Tournament March 6 at Joussard on the shores of Lesser Slave Lake. This year, 79 two-person teams [158 anglers] participated with Andrei Pitrashka and Larry Beauchamp winning first place prize…
PICs – All this goodness for only $5 a box!

The High Prairie Girl Guides were out in full force April 6 beside the High Prairie and District Museum and Golden Age Club selling their world-famous cookies. Chocolate and/or vanilla, plus the mint cookies, sold for $5 a box. The…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Local churches will celebrate the Easter season with Good Friday services April 19. Bethel Baptist Church is hosting a community ecumenical Good Friday Service at 11 a.m. The High Prairie Christian Centre and the Nazarene Church…
PICs – A labour of love!

About a dozen members of the High Prairie Quilt Guild participated in Quilt-Till-U-Wilt April 6 at St. Paul’s Catholic Church Hall. Every two years, members gather to make several dozen quilts for hospital and cancer patients to help keep them…