Mac Olsen Spotlight Hunters, recreational shooters and others will be gathering at the High Prairie Gun and Sportsman Show April 21-22. “We expect a sold-out show,” says chairperson Darrell Basarab. “There’s a lot of interest again this year, [including] from…

Richard Froese South Peace News A man charged in connection with setting two High Prairie businesses on fire last summer has still not hired a lawyer. Christopher A. Trindle, of no fixed address, appeared in High Prairie provincial court April…
PIC – Creepy crawlies

High school student, Kaileigh Senko, attended High Prairie Elementary School for a few days with her reptile critters. The students were very interested and even got to hold a few.  

Richard Froese South Peace News A funding request denied previously by Big Lakes County for roof repairs to the Big Meadow Community Hall has officially been turned down. At its regular meeting March 28, council approved a recommendation by administration…

Joe McWilliams For South Peace News Treaty 8 First Nations of Alberta held a Parent Conference in Slave Lake March 22-23. One session included Cree law by the Idle No More movement founder, Sylvia McAdam, who is also a lawyer…

Reeve fearful of precedent Richard Froese South Peace News Big Lakes County has provided money to the Swan Hills Minor Hockey Association that the reeve believes is stepping on thin ice. At its regular meeting March 28, council approved a…

Chris Clegg South Peace News A popular children’s author is coming to the High Prairie Municipal Library April 25. Jacqueline Guest will speak beginning at 6 p.m. Her presentation is open to all ages and free. Guest and her award-winning…
Time to pick up pledge sheets!

Chris Clegg South Peace News It’s the High Prairie and District Holistic Palliative Care Society’s only fundraiser each year and it’s set to go May 6. With a few minor changes. Hike for Hospice asks volunteers from High Prairie to…
Obituary – Lucienne Marie Jeanne Aubin

Lucienne Marie Jeanne Aubin of Girouxville, Alta., was laid to rest on Dec. 17, 2017 in the Girouxville cemetery following her Celebration of Life. She passed away suddenly in McLennan Hospital Dec. 12, 2017 at the age of 85 years.…

Richard Froese South Peace News The popular and inspirational Christian Community Gospel Sing returns April 29 at the Nazarene Church of High Prairie from 4-6 p.m. Singers, musicians and groups are invited to share in music in A Celebration of…

Dan Cooper, President, High Prairie Branch, Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints We live in a glorious age. Never before in the history of the world have individuals lived with so many possibilities and freedom. Through modern technology we are presented…

Richard Froese South Peace News A draft watershed management plan for Lesser Slave Lake was presented to Big Lakes County council March 28. Climate change is a key issue, says executive director Meghan Payne, who outlined the plan. Council plans…
Local producers help improve watershed

By LSWC Staff For South Peace News The Lesser Slave Watershed Council aims to improve the health of our watershed by supporting land owners in making positive changes that benefit the environment and their operations. Over the past two years…

Chris Clegg South Peace News If you have a project that will benefit High Prairie or a neighbouring community, some money may be available to you. The Frank and Agnes Lovsin Legacy Fund supports charitable activities to build up and…

Chris Clegg South Peace News High Prairie RCMP arrested several people on warrants after a warrant roundup in late March. Police reported the arrests were in town and the surrounding area March 22. “Members proactively attended multiple residences and arrested…