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Richard FroeseSouth Peace News An RCMP officer charged with assaulting a police officer and impaired driving last June will wait another two months for her sentence. Anita Lee Doktor appeared in High Prairie provincial court Feb. 14 when she was…

Pastor Pat Duffin,High Prairie Christian Centre It’s easy to trust God when life is going well and all is swell. But, when life turns sour and plummets into a living “hell on earth” that’s when we discover the true quality…
Big Lakes County briefs from meeting Feb. 13

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News High Prairie and District Golf Club may get more funding from Big Lakes County for the next few years. But the struggling club has to present a feasible five-year business plan first. At its regular meeting…

Chris Clegg South Peace News A child relief care provider in northwest Alberta is in custody after being arrested by ALERT’s Internet Child Exploitation [ICE] unit on child pornography offences. Royal “Mac” Olsen was arrested Feb. 8, 2019 with the…
Defence keys Timberwolves’ title run

Chris CleggSouth Peace News The High Prairie Timberwolves won three straight games and returned home with the title after winning a hockey tournament at Warburg, AB Feb. 2-3. High Prairie defeated the Onoway Eagles 7-2, the Lloydminster Midgets 7-1 and…
Lady Chargers earn bronze in Peace River

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News E.W. Pratt Chargers finished third in a high school women’s basketball tournament Feb. 1-2 in Peace River. The Chargers captured bronze medals in the 45th annual Senior High Red and Gold Invitational Basketball Tournament. Pratt defeated…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News A federal harbour at Spruce Point Park near Kinuso may come under local government. Fisheries and Oceans Canada plans to divest recreational harbours in Lesser Slave Lake and across Canada. Small Craft Harbours program under DFO…
Regals face near impossible task

Chris CleggSouth Peace News So far, the result was easily predictable. The Falher Pirates have smoked the High Prairie Regals in the first three games of their NPHL East Division Semi-Final by outscoring them 30-10. The Pirates won 16-4 on…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Potential passengers are pleased with a new rural transportation service in the region. More that one dozen people visited the new Big Lakes Rural Public Transportation System bus that stopped in hamlets Jan. 31. About 30…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News A 17-year-old male will pay more than the cost of a pair of pants he took from a High Prairie clothing store. The teen, who cannot be named under the Youth Criminal Justice Act, was fined…
The Page – February 13, 2019

It’s common knowledge around seniors’ lodges that you don’t mess with the seating. While it may just seem polite to sit down with whomever you might be visiting when supper is being served, that’s really a big “No, no!” Go…

Callie Hermanson Welcome to northern Alberta! It’s no secret that this little place lies north of just about everything. With four diverse seasons, it’s important to know how to dress for peak comfort while embracing your most trendy inner-self. From…

Jeff Burgar So, go start some local clubs to raise money to help balance government budgets? That was sort of the idea, as reported last week in this newspaper, suggested by one of the regulars at Angie Walker’s coffee shop…