PIC – Thirstbusters!

Children in High Prairie’s northeast end were selling juice April 20-22. Left-right are Graham Supernault, 12, Kaycee Beedes, 11, and Avy Cunningham 10. The trio set up their stand at the corner of Birch Crescent and 58 Avenue and sold…
News Briefs – April 25, 2018

Chris Clegg South Peace News Red Apple grand opening May 19 Red Apple Store is coming to High Prairie. “We are very excited to celebrate with the High Prairie community as we officially open the doors to our new Red…

Chris Clegg South Peace News It’s time to dust off your cowboys hats and clean your boots! It’s rodeo time again in High Prairie! The High Prairie Agricultural Society hosts its Spring Rodeo April 28-29 at the High Prairie Agriplex.…

Crown pushing stiffer fines, penalties for those involved in drug trade Richard Froese South Peace News People involved in the local drug trade may face harsher fines and consequences if federal Crown prosecutor Cameron McCoy has his way. “We are…

Chris Clegg South Peace News Almost 63 per cent of people who filled out the Town of High Prairie’s survey last weekend are in favour of stores selling marijuana in High Prairie. Town council asked visitors at their booth at…
Make a quilt to support Humboldt Broncos

Richard Froese South Peace News A High Prairie woman has organized a quilting project to make quilts to support those involved in the crash of the Humboldt Broncos’ bus April 6 that led to 16 casualties. “It is my hope…

Richard Froese South Peace News A proposal to build a multiplex in High Prairie will be further discussed at a meeting April 25. The High Prairie Multiplex Committee will host the meeting at Amiro’s Steak House at 7 p.m., rescheduled…

Richard Froese South Peace News Big Lakes County council has agreed to lobby the provincial government for additional services for Big Lakes County residents. At its regular meeting April 11, council showed its support after FCSS manager Louise Myre presented…

Richard Froese South Peace News Big Lakes County has been awarded a provincial grant of just over $170,000 to further grow and diversify its economy. Funding of $170,265 for the county was one of 62 grants approved April 9 through…

A popular children’s author is coming to the High Prairie Municipal Library April 25. Alberta author Jacqueline Guest will speak beginning at 6 p.m. Her presentation is open to all ages and free to attend. Guest’s well-drawn characters face issues…

Richard Froese South Peace News A public hearing to present a proposed expansion of X-Cel Energy Services has been set by Big Lakes County for May 9. At its regular meeting April 11, council gave first reading to land-use bylaw…
HPE kindergarten students have flowers for sale

Elizabeth Cunningham Matthew Willier-Ridge HPE Reporters This is Elizabeth and Matthew here with this week’s South Peace News report from High Prairie Elementary School. The Grade 5 students worked with Corrine Goulet completing the “Blanket” exercise last week. The First…
Joussard Grade 2s have beans to harvest!

. . .while the Grade 4 students were busy measuring their feet Damiana Willier Joussard Reporter Hello, my name is Damiana Willier, and I am the reporter for April. It seemed that most of our students were glad to be…