Spotlight Two public surveys are now online for Albertans to share their thoughts and provide feedback as the province updates regulations for long-term care facilities and home-care services. Residents, families, caregivers, and citizens can share their thoughts on legislation related…
Tragic end at Whitefish River

Chris Clegg South Peace News A community is in mourning after the senseless shooting deaths of two residents. High Prairie RCMP confirmed July 28 that the deaths of Dylan Laboucan, 17, and Cory Grey, 19, where by shooting. “Late yesterday,…

Chris Clegg South Peace News A parcel of land near Faust has been rezoned, paving the way for a future development. Michael Wolff applied to Big Lakes County May 20 to have land just southeast of the hamlet rezoned to…
Stokes recovering at home

Chris Clegg South Peace News When High Prairie’s Samantha Stokes won the Miss Rodeo Canada title on Nov. 13, 2015 one of the first things she looked forward to was her ride at the High Prairie Elks Pro Rodeo Aug.…
Community mourns ‘giant of a man’

Chris Clegg South Peace News One of High Prairie’s most respected and leading citizens, affectionately know as a “giant of a man”, passed away suddenly July 18. Denis Lawrence Peyre was 73. Denis was born April 10, 1943 in High…
PIC – Easy does it!

Emma Cuthbert catches a water balloon during a game at the High Prairie Municipal Library’s Summer Reading Program July 14. Playing games is all part of fun in addition to reading books!

Chris Clegg South Peace News Big Lakes County may have a viable option in case they run short of money in constructing a new water plant at Kinuso. The plant, which is in poor shape, is currently being redesigned but…

The annual Parks Day celebration occurred at Hilliard’s Bay Provincial Park July 16. A beautiful sunny day greeted over 150 visitors. Several displays to educate the public, as well as games, entertained visitors. Parks staff served hotdogs, beverages and cake…

Chris Clegg South Peace News   A $266.03 tax penalty was tossed into the garbage heap by High Prairie town council for a Drayton Valley woman who paid her taxes late. In reaching its decision July 12, many councillors were…

Chris Clegg South Peace News   How to regulate the potential licencing of medical marijuana facilities in High Prairie was on councillors’ minds July 12. CAO Brian Martinson presented a report to council. In it, Martinson said medical marijuana is…

United Way Alberta Northwest held its Big Cheque Event in Slave Lake on July 8, handing out four donations to recipients from Slave Lake and High Prairie. The biggest of the lot was $35,000 to the High Prairie and District…

Chris Clegg South Peace News   It is hoped some community service work will help drive the message home for a girl who continues to snub her youth court orders. The girl, 13, pleaded guilty in High Prairie Youth Court…