Pastor Keith Williams, High Prairie Bethel Baptist Church On May 18, 1980, a major volcanic eruption occurred at Mount St. Helens, a volcano located in the southwest area of the state of Washington. The eruption was the most significant volcanic…
PIC – Decisions, decisions, decisions!

Grade 6 students at St. Andrew’s School pour over photographs and stories while laying out the St. Andrew’s School Times. Students have written stories and taken photographs the last few weeks for the third edition of the Times, which will…
HPE – Grade 6s enjoy visit to Legislature

Kyla Klingsch Laya Thunder HPE Reporters This is Kyla Klingsch and Laya Thunder here with this week’s South Peace News report from High Prairie Elementary School. Grade 3L is reading Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets. The students made…
MLA’s Report – Standing up for ‘Great Kids’

Danielle Larivee, MLA, Lesser Slave Lake Noah Nicholls wants to be prime minister. The 15-year-old Calgarian was one of 16 young Albertans recognized last weekend at the Great Kids Awards at the Fantasyland Hotel at West Edmonton Mall. As Minister…

Richard Froese Tourism has great potential to boom around the Lesser Slave Lake region. The upcoming Victoria Day weekend on May 19-21 historically marks the launch of the summer tourism season, when people flock to the lake and nearby resorts.…

Chris Clegg South Peace News A Grouard resident is one of three people appointed to serve on the Northern Lakes College board of governors until April 30, 2021. Fern Welch also serves as the Grouard councillor on Big Lakes County.…

Richard Froese South Peace News Two school bands, a school drama club and an adult band will take centre state at the Spring Concert on May 24 at Prairie River Junior High School at 7 p.m. The Prairie River Concert…

Richard Froese South Peace News A waterline and truck fill for the Prairie Echo area has been estimated at $7.6 million. At its regular meeting May 9, Big Lakes County council was updated on the project by WSP Canada Inc.…
PIC – Luck of the draw

Jordyn Derksen, 7, fills her name out for a draw at the Town of High Prairie’s booth at the High Prairie Gun and Sportsman Show April 26. The Canyon Creek resident was hoping to win a helmet [shown behind her].…
The Page – May 16, 2018

Wednesday last week, a big north wind brought another pile of ice into the south shore at Joussard. In fact, all up and down Lesser Slave Lake there are big piles of ice as wind moves the still melting icepacks…

Jeff Burgar If a tree falls in the forest and nobody hears it, did it really fall? If a bombshell explodes in front of your face, and you just ignore it, did it really go off? Those are questions one…
Chamber postpones AGM

Richard Froese South Peace News The High Prairie and Area Chamber of Commerce has postponed its annual general meeting to June 6. “For unforeseen circumstances, we are going to move it to June 6,” vice-president Tina Ostermeier says. Originally, the…
PIC – Drefs wins contest

High Prairie Elementary School Grade 6 student Ilona Drefs, left, won first place in Junior Poems, Royal Canadian Legion District level, in the annual Remembrance Day contest. Presenting Drefs with her $80 prize and certificate is High Prairie Legion president…