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Chris Clegg South Peace News Staff at the High Prairie and District Children’s Resource Council are stepping forward and raising money for the Hunt family in their time of need. A supper will be held at the High Prairie Legion…

SPN Staff On July 31 and Aug. 1, the 58th Annual Elks Pro Rodeo will be in full swing in High Prairie. The Royal Purple Elks will be opening their food booth to all the participants and visitors attending the…
PIC – With best wishes

Tolko Industries awarded two scholarships on June 18 to two Grade 12 students at E.W. Pratt High School. Zale Zabolotniuk, left, and Bryan Myers, right, each received a $1,000 scholarship to continue their education at a post-secondary institution. Presenting the…
Winning entry to be featured on T-shirts

Chris Clegg South Peace News A talented St. Andrew’s School student has drawn the winning design in Holy Family Catholic Regional Division’s Orange Shirt Day Contest. The division announced June 14 that Grade 11 student Natonia Joanne Jay Giroux’s entry…
MLA celebrates Philippine Heritage Month

Callie Hermanson For South Peace News Lesser Slave Lake MLA Danielle Larivee was joined by Ricardo Miranda, Alberta Minister of Culture and Tourism, July 3 to celebrate the first-ever Philippine Heritage Month in Alberta. Jenny Konopka of the Filipino Community…

Chris Clegg South Peace News A Kinuso man who chose to return to the scene of his crime will be paying a high price for his poor judgment. Mickey Dmitri Andrews, 22, pleaded guilty in High Prairie provincial court July…
Gospel Sing to take new twist

Richard Froese South Peace News Local languages will be the flavour when the Gospel Sing returns July 29 at the High Prairie Church of the Nazarene from 4-6 p.m. “I would like to have people sing a Christian song in…

Following is the High Prairie Renegades 2018 schedule, and the 2018 Mighty Peace Peace Football Conference League schedule. Schedule is subject to change. Times of all games were not disclosed in the published schedule. Mighty Peace Football Conference Team GP…

Following is the High Prairie Bantam Outlaws 2018 schedule, and the 2018 Peace Country Bantam Football League schedule. Schedule is subject to change. Peace Country Bantam Football League Team GP W L PF PA Pts Grande Prairie Broncos 0 0…

H.P. court docket Monday, July 9 Judge J.K Sihra A Loon Lake man will be spending some more time behind bars for repeatedly thumbing his nose at court orders. Raymond Sawan Jr., 34, was found guilty on two charges of…
Books on wheels

Richard Froese South Peace News The Book Auto Mobile has been launched by the High Prairie School Division for the summer. “BAM was created to encourage reading and to promote literacy throughout the summer in different communities across the division,”…

Chris Clegg Richard Froese South Peace News Wilson named VP at Joussard Kienan Wilson has been appointed vice-principal of Joussard School. Wilson joined the school as a teacher in September 2017 after teaching several years at Atikameg School, reads a…
PICs – Faust celebrates

A showery day greeted a few dozen people at the Faust Canada Day celebrations July 7. Faust holds its celebration one week later than the usual July 1 date so its volunteers can enjoy events in other communities, especially the…
Gov’t taking steps to combat racism

Grants available for programming Callie Hermanson For South Peace News As part of government efforts to address racism, Alberta Culture and Tourism Minister Ricardo Miranda unveiled details of a new Anti-Racism Community Grant Program on July 3 at the Native…
The Page – July 18, 2018

As Queen Latifah says in the movies, “Get ready for a whole lot of stupid coming your way.” Are those nice people hanging themselves from the bridge in Vancouver still there? Did they have this all figured out they wouldn’t…