The Page – August 31, 2016

Even though this coming weekend is the big Golden Walleye Classic fishing tournament, there were few boats on Lesser Slave Lake this past Saturday and Sunday. Are all the ‘hot’ fishing spots dialed in? Has everybody got their strategies detailed,…
Shantz and Hamelin win High Prairie Open

Richard Froese South Peace News Tyler Shantz and Judy Hamelin were the top winners at the 47th annual High Prairie Open at High Prairie and District Golf Club on Aug. 20-21. “We had 76 golfers, but we were hoping for…
St. Paul’s Anglican Church celebrates 85 years in McLennan

Mac Olsen For South Peace News The St. Paul’s Anglican Church in McLennan is 85 years young, and the congregation converged there on Aug. 21 to celebrate the milestone anniversary. Father Leon Cadsap and Peter Clarke, the Rector’s Warden, led…

On Aug. 18, 2016, we, five volunteers from Edmonton on a car tour of northern Alberta to raise awareness about a horrendous human rights atrocity in China, were welcomed to the beautiful and kind town of High Prairie by Mayor…

Commentary by Katrina Owens This time of year has always been an exciting one for me, firstly because my birthday is soon approaching (my mom makes the best cheesecake) and secondly because school will be back in session within a…

Richard Froese South Peace News High Prairie town council will send a letter to the College of Surgeons to demand more physicians to the community. At its regular meeting Aug. 23, Town of High Prairie council decided to send a…
Duperon and Laboucan win seniors open

Richard Froese South Peace News Dave Duperon captured the men’s championship at the Senior Open at High Prairei and District Golf Course on Aug. 19. He won the title with a score of 77. Hazel Laboucan won the women’s championship…

Here’s a rundown of complete results of High Prairie Dolphins at the Peace regional swimming finals meet Aug. 12-14 in Grande Prairie in alphabetical order. Danielle Beaver (girls’ 13-14) – 1 in 100 fly, 4 in 50 fly, 6 in…

Spotlight Staff Schools across the country are getting ready to once again open their doors. The newest crop of kindergarteners will be among them roaming classrooms, and parents can take steps to make the transition go smoothly. Kindergarten typically marks…

Richard Froese South Peace News Penalties for paying taxes late in the county will double after several months. At its regular meeting Aug. 24, Big Lakes County council gave final reading to penalty bylaw 11-2016, recommended by administration. While the…
Hunt aces hole in one in HP Open

Richard Froese South Peace News Local golfer Lee Hunt hit a hole in one during the 47th annual High Prairie Open at High Prairie and District Golf Club on Aug. 20-21. “I didn’t expect it to go in,” says Hunt,…