Joseph L’Heureux, Lay Minister Why do we need Jesus in our life? That’s actually quite simple. Among all religions, Christianity is the only one whose leader has conquered death. This is very important and worth repeating: “Jesus is the only…
Feeling like Christmas at Joussard School

Danielle Fortier Joussard Reporter Hello, this is Danielle Fortier, filling in for Wapastim Isadore- Bellerose as reporter for this week. We have a very quiet school today as all of the ice outside put a stop to the buses and…
Students begin practice for concerts

Allyson Potvin HPE Reporter This is Allyson with this week’s South Peace News report from High Prairie Elementary School. HPE would like to send out a big thanks to all the parents and students who traversed the slippery roads to…
Scorpions win medals

On Nov. 24, Scorpion Tae Kwon Do had four club members attend the 2018 Tiger Challenge Tournament in Edmonton. There were over 250 competitors from Alberta who travelled to the tournament. Second-degree black belt Amira Sharkawi, 14, and Master Melissa…
Regals still winless but getting closer

Chris Clegg South Peace News The early season woes continue for the High Prairie Regals, who watched their winless streak to start the NPHL season reach eight games after two losses last week. The Regals lost 9-8 in overtime at…
Runway upgrades ready to take flight

Richard Froese South Peace News Plans to upgrade the runway at High Prairie Airport have been assured by Big Lakes County after a valued user expressed a serious concern to council. At its regular meeting Nov. 28, council responded to…

Richard Froese South Peace News Big Lakes County will employ an intern for several months in the next two years. At its regular meeting Nov. 28, council learned it has been approved to host an intern in the 2019-20 municipal…

H.P court docket Nov. 26, 2018 Judge G.W. Paul People have been reminded by a local provincial court judge about drinking alcohol and driving during Christmas. Jonah Leigh Rideout, 28, of Peavine, was fined $1,200, plus a victim fine surcharge…
MLA’s Report – New legislation will help children

Danielle Larivee, MLA, Lesser Slave Lake Raising a kid isn’t easy. Having done so three times, I know all about the thankless chauffeuring, the sleepless nights caring for a child with the flu, to making sure there’s enough food to…

Extend your Wishes of the Season! Donate to the High Prairie Beautification Association. For only $10.00, your donation will support the Association activities, including the Light Up. Your donation will put you, your business or your family name at the…
The Page – December 5, 2018

Here’s a Tip of The Page Hat to all the volunteers who worked hard putting together High Prairie’s Christmas Light-Up. We’re all very proud of what our community can do. The Light-Up itself has made an impact right across Alberta.…

Jeff Burgar A box on top of four wheels! Do we need more? Honestly, do we need even a box? Why not just a flat platform. Bring our own stool or seat. Bundle up warm because there is no heater…
Zeke and Zeb are in seventh heaven

The neighbours around Salt Prairie were getting worried. No one had heard from Zeke and Zeb in quite some time. Actually, the last anyone heard from them, they were all excited about the legalization of cannabis. We find them inside…

Richard Froese South Peace News A longtime church- owned cemetery in Kinuso will soon become property of Big Lakes County. At its regular meeting Nov. 28, council approved a recommendation by administration to take over the ownership of the Swan…
PIC – ‘Rolling’ in fun!

The High Prairie and District Children’s Resource Council hosted its annual Little Elves Christmas Party on Nov. 30. Children up to six years of age enjoyed a variety of crafts and lunch. About 50 people attended. The event is traditionally…