Recycling program begins at HPE

This is Grade 5 with this week’s South Peace News report from High Prairie Elementary School. In Grade 2CL, they are having so much fun learning about magnets. They are making hypotheses, exploring, asking questions and making connections. They love…
PIC – No one here, please!

Parking restrictions have been added in front of St. Andrew’s School in High Prairie. Marked with a yellow line, no parking is allowed on 46 Street on the west side in front of the school for the safety of students…
School plans annual Terry Fox Run

Samara Laboucan Joussard Reporter Greetings once again from Joussard School. This is Samara Laboucan bringing you our news. Our kindergarten students were happy to let me know they have been learning all about apple trees and to make it even…

Richard Froese South Peace News The High Prairie Outlaws fell just seconds, yards and points short of recording their first- ever win in the Peace Country Bantam Football League. A last-second touchdown drive ended on the two-yard line as the…
Renegades’ optimism remains high

Richard Froese South Peace News The High Prairie Renegades high school football team is eager to hit the win column in its fourth season in the Mighty Peace Football Conference. “The goals and expectations we have for the team this…
Rangers applying to rejoin NPHL

Chris Clegg South Peace News The North Peace Hockey League could have as many as nine teams for the coming season, or as few as seven. Plans for the season will be finalized at the league’s annual general meeting in…
‘We should have beaten that team’

Richard Froese South Peace News The High Prairie Renegades came close to winning their home- opener in high school football Sept. 20 when they hosted the Valleyview Hillside Cougars. Trailing just 9-0 after the third quarter, the Renegades lost 29-6.…
PIC – Out with the old …!

Lester Giroux was one of three people repainting the old Bay Building now occupied by South Peace News and Aron Pet Food. Sept. 20-21. Aron hired staff to start painting the building in the company’s green colours. More work will…

Richard Froese South Peace News A land-use services co-ordinator could be hired by Big Lakes County to deal with agricultural land issues. At its regular meeting Sept. 12, council directed administration to research costs and prepare to apply for an…

Richard Froese South Peace News Steps to mitigate flooding, protect streams and designate beach areas have been set at the top of the list for watershed management for Big Lakes County. At a special meeting Sept. 13, council set the…

H.P. court docket Sept. 17, 2018 Judge D.R. Shynkar A man sitting in the driver’s seat of a parked vehicle will pay a steep price. Brian Dale Labou- can was fined $1,200, plus a victim fine surcharge of $360, after…
PIC – “Welcome to Gift Lake!”

A sign to welcome people to Gift Lake Metis Settlement was erected on Secondary Highway 740 at the entrance to the community. In 2017, the Gift Lake Metis Settlement entered into a three-year partnership with Alberta’s Future Leader program in…

Richard Froese South Peace News Culture Days festivities planned for Sept. 29 in Gift Lake Metis Settlement have been called off. “We cancelled it because we are taking some members to a Metis celebration in Edmonton,” settlement administrator Tammy Anderson…

Chris Clegg South Peace News High Prairie’s Member of Parliament is criticizing the governing Liberals and their efforts to build the Trans Mountain Pipeline. Peace River – Westlock MP Arnold Viersen issued a statement Sept. 12 after the Liberals used…
Gala scheduled for Oct. 20

Richard Froese South Peace News The High Prairie and Area Chamber of Commerce has set Oct. 20 as the date for the annual Small Business Gala to celebrate Small Business Week, Oct. 14-20. New chamber president Barry Sharkawi made the…