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Round the clock read begins March 25

Richard Froese South Peace News Churches in the High Prairie area will join for special services and events for the resurrection season leading to Easter Sunday, April 1. St. Mark’s Anglican Church continues its ritual to read through the Bible.…
PIC – Viva Italia!

Kinuso School hosted its ninth annual Italian dinner at the school on Feb. 26. Teacher Grant Ferguson says this was a fundraiser for the school’s athletics. Those who attended got treated to spaghetti with meat sauce, lasagna, pizza, garlic bread…
PICs – Family Day celebrated

Big Lakes Family and Community Support Services held a Family Day breakfast at the Joussard Community Hall on Feb. 19. Several dozen people attended to enjoy a hearty breakfast, some good conversation, and a few children’s activities. The breakfast has…

Chris Clegg South Peace News A High Prairie woman stricken with leukemia is about to receive a lot of help from a lot of her friends. Friends of Erica are rallying to raise money for Erica Stewart, owner of A…
PICs – Never a bad day to go fishing!

Ice fishing on Lesser Slave Lake was one of the feature fun activities during a Family Day weekend event Feb. 17 in Joussard. The Lesser Slave Lake Watershed Council and the Joussard Community Association partnered to host the event for…
Demolition derby ditched

Richard Froese South Peace News Triangle’s popular annual demolition derby and mud bog has officially been grounded. After six years of organizing and hosting the event, the Pioneer Threshermans Association has taken a year off in hopes that new people…
Kit snags top prize at rally

Richard Froese South Peace News Ideal but chilly winter weather attracted a large number of entries at the High Prairie Elks Snowmobile Rally on Feb. 18 during Family Day weekend. “We had about 160 snowmobiles and 170 people, it was…
PICs – Chili warms up Family Day

Grouard Family Day events were held Feb. 19 from 1-3 p.m. at the Grouard Fire Hall. Hosted by Big Lakes FCSS with help from the Grouard Fire Department, people attending enjoyed chili with a bun, cupcakes and beverages. Children enjoyed…
PICs – Snapshots from South Korea

Canada’s Pyeongchang Olympic team had a High Prairie component to it this year. Quin Sekulich is the speed and strength coach for Bobsleigh Canada, and the track and field coach for the Canadian summer Olympic team. Sekulich trains some of…
PICs – Flapjacks, friends and fellowship

Flapjacks were on the menu at the Shrove Tuesday pancake lunch Feb. 13 at St. Mark’s Anglican Church. Shrove Tuesday is a day in February or March preceding Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent, six weeks before Easter Sunday.…
AC/DC tribute band in town March 17

Richard Froese South Peace News The High Prairie food bank is hoping a concert fundraiser on St. Patrick’s Day will raise a lot of greenbacks to keep its shelves full of food. An AC/DC tribute band will be centre stage…
Shrove Tuesday pancake lunch

St. Mark’s Anglican Church held a Pancake Lunch, on February 13th from 11:00am – 1:00pm, to celebrate Shrove Tuesday. Below are some photos of volunteers and public enjoying the event.  
Family Day fun all around the South Peace

Following is a lineup of activities on the Family Day weekend. Please attend as many as you can, enjoy, and thank the organizers and sponsors. Please check back with southpeacenews.com for updates. Enilda Location: Enilda W.I. Hall. Date: Sunday, Feb.…
PICs – Contest winner enjoys his rewards

The Ukrainian Cultural Society of High Prairie served a traditional Ukrainian Christmas dinner Jan. 20 for winners of a fundraising raffle. Carson Porisky was the winner of dinner for 20. Barry Sharkawi was the winner of dinner for 12, but…