County, company officials go behind closed doors to discuss tax break Richard Froese South Peace News Tolko Industries could re-open its High Prairie OSB plant within months. That was one optimistic prediction by plant manager Doug Stangier and Dave West,…
4-H a wonderful experience, says boy

Chris Clegg Spotlight Konnor Killoran is certainly outside his comfort zone. But he’s loving every minute of it! The Coyote Acres 4-H member is in his second year of 4-H, and first in the Lamb Project. What makes Killoran different…
HPE – Grade 1s showing poetic talent

Mya Cardinal Sage Keay HPE Reporters This is Mya and Sage here with this week’s South Peace News report from High Prairie Elementary School. Grade 3P is starting a “hot” new art project this week. You might think they’re full…
Pratt athletes excel during Sr. High Meet

Following are the High Prairie School Division Senior High School track and field meet results from May 16. Only those results available from the source are published. The meet was held at the E.W. Pratt High School and Prairie River…
Big Apple or L.A. in dancer’s sights

Richard Froese South Peace News An up-and-coming local dancer may be headed to New York for a two-week training time as part of a scholarship she won at a dance festival in Dawson Creek. Grayce Keay, a dancer with the…
The Page – May 24, 2017

By gosh! After a long, drawn-out spring of cold weather and rain, it sure was nice to have a few days of sunshine, especially coming as it did on the opening long weekend of summer. Last week, it seemed as…

RE: Crazy, crazy America by Jeff Burgar RE: A made-in-home solution by Mac Olsen May 17, South Peace News You guys need to take a pill. The absurdities in the politics down south sort of have a misquote. What made…
PRJH students dominate Jr. High Meet

Following are the High Prairie School Division Junior High School track and field meet results from May 16. Only those results available from the source are published. The meet was held at the E.W. Pratt High School and Prairie River…
PICs – HPE students dance the day away

High Prairie Elementary School students were busy learning dance skills with a special dance company on May 16-17. Students from Grades 2-6 gathered in the gym May 17 for a mass dance after each smaller group was given special lessons.…
This life you save may be your own

PARTY program teaches youth to make smart, informed decisions or suffer the consequences Richard Froese South Peace News Teenagers learned life-saving lessons about the impacts of drinking and driving during the annual Prevent Alcohol and Risk-Related Trauma in Youth [PARTY]…

Jeff Burgar Most people heading for a fill of gasoline head to their usual pump station. We are all resigned to the inevitable fact we are going to be hosed without mercy. Pump prices in Edmonton last week were 90.9…

High Prairie RCMP is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 16-year-old female. Diane Okemow was last seen in High Prairie on May 15 at about 1:30 p.m. Okemow is described as aboriginal, five feet five inches tall,…