Richard Froese South Peace News People wanting to consume cannabis will have to do so in restricted areas in Big Lakes County. At its regular meeting Oct. 10, council adopted a bylaw following a public hearing where citizens were silent…

Chris Clegg South Peace News High Prairie town council will have a few more days to decide whether or not to send a member to High Prairie Aboriginal Interagency meetings. Interagency co-chairs Cheryl Kachuk and Jamie Chalifoux wrote council with…
Outlaws give league-leaders toughest run

Richard Froese South Peace News The High Prairie Outlaws were shut out 39-0 at home by the league-leading Grande Prairie Broncos on Sept. 29 in Peace Country Bantam Football League action. Blanked on the scoreboard for the first time this…
PIC – Saints win silver

The St. Andrew’s School junior high girl’s volleyball team won silver medals at the Ty Dennison Memorial Tournament in Peace River Sept. 29. The Saints fought hard against Falher Ecole Heritage and lost in the third set 15-13. In the…
Inner Pathways Counselling

[780] 837-6064 annette@innerpathways.ca Helping You Navigate Life’s Transitions and Changes. Are You Feeling: Overwhelmed, Anxious, Empty, Lost, Alone, Without Voice, Direction, or Purpose? Tired of not living the real you? Are You Ready To: Discover the next leg of your…
Helping their own in a time of need

Remi Tardif and Chester Dodgson took over at Chapel of Memories Funeral Home from Vern Weber (& Roger Winnicky) just over eight years ago. “It was a natural transition, as both Chester and I wanted to be Funeral Directors at…
Select, Select Rentals for all your building needs!

Select Rentals has been in business since 2010. Before then it was known as CAT Rentals. The atmosphere at Select Rentals is welcoming, whether you are a hard working business man or a gardening granny. The manager, Bob Langenhahn, greets…
Help with publishing is a phone call away

Chris Clegg South Peace News Are you a fledgling author who needs help getting published, or a writer who just needs some good advice? Help is just around the corner locally. Ken Shumaker is the owner/operator of InUPress, a publishing/consulting…
Hall headlines chamber gala

Richard Froese South Peace News A special speaker to motivate business people will be featured at the newly-named Working Together Gala on Oct. 20 as the High Prairie and Area Chamber of Commerce celebrates Small Business Week. Oct. 14-20. “We…

Chris Clegg South Peace News It has been identified as a need in the region and Heart River Housing is doing something about it. As a result, the organization is holding discussions on a long-term housing strategy for the region…
PIC – UCP meets in Slave Lake

United Conservative Party leader Jason Kenney and UCP president Erika Barootes pose with candidates for the Lesser Slave Lake UCP nomination at the constituency association fundraiser in Slave Lake on Oct. 6. Left to right are Barootes, Garrett Tomlinson, Chris…
HPE students learn proper farm safety

Leah Thompson HPE Reporter This is Leah with this week’s South Peace News report from High Prairie Elementary School. HPE teachers are continuing to learn about Smart Learning. It is a wonderful way to ensure that students are using both…
Grade 4s closely watching worms

Jewel Burlock Olivia Bellerose Joussard Reporters Hello folks! This is Jewel Burlock and Olivia Bellerose, bringing you the news from Joussard School once again. We hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving – we know that in Canada we have so…
The Page – October 17, 2018

“Governments don’t make work; they only make paperwork. And you can’t eat paper, you can’t wear paper, you can’t run your car with paper. “When they talk about human rights, you know they are planning to take your money. When…
MLA’s Report – Standing up to racism

Danielle Larivee, MLA, Lesser Slave Lake Albertans are stronger for our differences. And we are stronger when we stand together! It’s something that my parents taught me, something I learned in Sunday School. I’ve seen it time and time again…