by Jeff Burgar So, what is going to happen in Joussard? This was the first thought of a few people, but only a few, when they heard about what happened to some cabins in Faust a few weeks ago. Big…

Richard Froese South Peace News Annual tax notices were sent in the mail last week for Big Lakes County property owners after council finalized the bylaw. At its regular meeting May 11, council adopted the 2016 tax bylaw. The municipal…
Hike for Hospice raises over $8,600

Richard Froese South Peace News More than $8,600 was raised at the annual Hike for Hospice, held by the High Prairie and District Palliative Care Society on May 1. “We raised $8,663, which is more than last year,” says Debra…

ARIES – Mar 21/Apr 20 Aries, your tendency this week is to escape into your mind and imagination. While that’s fine for a little while, pretty soon you have to come back down to earth. TAURUS – Apr 21/May 21…

Spotlight Staff Through the tremendous acts of generosity and kindness of the communities in which they operate, Freson Bros. is extremely proud to announce they, along with their great customers and supportive team members, have raised $58,449.27 for the Red…

by Chris Clegg Editor, South Peace News Last year, the Town of High Prairie and Big Lakes County councils each forwarded $568,145.52 to the High Prairie and District Regional Recreation Board for operations. That’s just over $1.136 million. This year,…
Williams eager to lead Baptist church

Richard Froese South Peace News High Prairie Bethel Baptist Church has welcomed Keith Williams as its new pastor. Starting his role May 1, he comes with a passion to serve the small congregation. “When I was in Bible college in…

Richard Froese South Peace News Home water meters in Big Lakes County will soon be read with new technology. At its regular meeting May 11, council approved a recommendation to install radio read water meters at a budgeted cost of…
Northland Supt. calls it a career

Chris Clegg Spotlight She has helped guild Northland School Division through some difficult times. Now it’s time to call it a career. After six years of service, Northland School Division’s Supt. of Schools Donna Barrett announced April 23, she plans…

Chris Clegg South Peace News A week full of activities is planned to celebrate the contributions of the region’s seniors for everything we enjoy today. The week, designated each year to honour the senior citizens, begins June 5 concludes June…

Chris Clegg South Peace News A Zumbathon will be held at the Triangle Hall May 10 with proceeds forwarded to the Canadian Red Cross to support the fire victims in Fort McMurray. The 90-minute ZUMBA class will be held under…

Richard Froese South Peace News Two 20-year-old men charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of a male in High Prairie last summer are set to next appear in three weeks to set trial dates. Dakota C. Anderson, of…

Richard Froese South Peace News High Prairie and Area Chamber of Commerce has set its annual general meeting for June 1 to continue its focus to engage more partners. The date was confirmed during its monthly meeting May 4. “The…