Hang time

Amanda Dufour, left, of Donnelly, and Bradley Limoges, of Girouxville, hang in there by holding onto a pair of jeans over the mud bog lane. Both attended the Triangle Pioneer Thresherman’s Association Demolition Derby and Mud Bog June 25-26. Please…

Richard Froese Spotlight A short documentary film about a former Grouard man could be coming to a public viewing in the next several months. “Cree Code Talker” features the role of Charles (Checker) Tomkins during the Second World War. The…
Local Slave Lake resident opens a Brew Supply store

Katrina Owens Spotlight Earlier this year, Angela Dana had no idea she would soon be starting her own company, but as fate had it, she’s opening the doors to SL Brew Supply this week. What sparked this venture? “I started…

Richard Froese South Peace News Overflowing water caused by heavy rainfall earlier this month has prompted Big Lakes County to take steps to repair the damage. And the cost could exceed several hundred thousand dollars. At its regular meeting June…

Richard Froese South Peace News Local victims learned more about a settlement of a class-action lawsuit for children abused in care of the Alberta welfare system dating back 50 years. The High Prairie Native Friendship Centre provided assistance about the…
PIC – Our Story can be your story

The High Prairie and District Museum has released its Our Story series. It features a collection of storybooks that tell the tale of early pioneer families who came to the High Prairie area. Adapted from the Trails we Blazed Together…

Richard Froese South Peace News New aerial images of Big Lakes County will be documented to benefit planning and development staff. At its regular meeting June 22, council approved a staff recommendation for the county to enter into an agreement…
HPSD honours staff for long service

Spotlight The staff of High Prairie School Division was honoured at the annual long-service awards night on May 27 in High Prairie. More than 90 staff members were celebrated for their years of service to the division. The long-service awards…

Richard Froese South Peace News Big Lakes County council has endorsed a covenant to build a relationship with its chief administrative officer. At its regular meeting June 22, council approved a recommendation by CAO Bill Kostiw to approve the covenant.…
PICS – Big Rigs, big times

Dozens of people enjoyed a late afternoon and early evening celebration at the Big Rig Showcase June 23. The annual celebration is hosted by the High Prairie and District Children’s Resource Council at their office and the nearby Royal Canadian…