HPE – preparing for handgames tourney

Casey Gairdner Olivia Hopps HPE Reporters Hi! This is Casey Gairdner and Olivia Hopps from High Prairie Elementary School with this week’s South Peace News report. High Prairie School Division will be holding a division handgames tournament April 12. One…

Mac Olsen It was an historic moment, witnessing Donald Trump being sworn in as the 45th President of the United States on Jan. 20. The best part was listening to his speech, which was forthright and to the point. Trump…

On Jan. 30, the Metis Nation of Alberta concluded a Memorandum of Understanding to Advance Reconciliation with the Government of Canada. The agreement was signed on Parliament Hill by Metis Nation president Audrey Poitras, Metis Nation co-minister for Metis Rights…

Richard Froese South Peace News A municipal census in Big Lakes County in 2017 has been cancelled. Council approved conducting its own census one year ago, but called off the plan at its regular meeting Jan. 11. Council members questioned…
Raiders peaking as season ends

Chris Clegg South Peace News The Prairie River Junior High School Raiders may be peaking at the right time, just in time for the championship tournament. PRJH scored an impressive 67-27 win over the first place Kinuso Knights Feb. 1…
HPE students can ‘bank’ with Junior ATB

Richard Froese South Peace News Students at High Prairie Elementary School can now bank some money at their own school. Junior ATB opened Jan. 30 in partnership with ATB Financial and the local High Prairie branch. Complete with staff and…
Government, Metis applaud deal

Chris Clegg South Peace News The Government of Alberta promised to forage a new agreement and understanding with its Metis people, and has since delivered. The government and the Metis Nation of Alberta signed a new 10-year framework agreement Feb.…

Chris Clegg South Peace News Has High Prairie grown over the last few years? What about Big Lakes County? We will know Feb. 8 when the first results of the Canadian census will be released at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time…

Inier Cardinal Eulogist Charles Joseph Walter McLeod was born on Jan. 26, 1922 and passed away on Jan. 20, 2017 at the age of 94 years. Charles was born in Grouard to John Jack McLeod and Nora McDermott. Charles was…

Chris Clegg South Peace News Who is going to defeat the St. Andrew’s Saints boy’s basketball team? It’s the question many are asking after the Saints rolled to their seventh straight win to remain undefeated Feb. 1. The Saints defeated…

Jeff Burgar It is entirely possible we will have more doctors in northern Alberta in places like High Prairie, Peace River and Slave Lake, if our provincial government follows through on the ideas floating around the past year or so.…

Richard Froese South Peace News Former stars of the Montreal Canadiens are coming to High Prairie on March 3. Marigold Enterprises will welcome the Montreal Canadiens Alumni Tour, sponsored by Canadian Tire with a game at the Sports Palace at…
PIC – ‘Paws’itive contribution

Joussard student looks at the collection of food and pet items for In the Woods Animal Rescue which is currently struggling with a lack of supplies for their rescued animals.