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Police arrest 2 from Kinuso theft Chris Clegg South Peace News RCMP have arrested two suspects in relation to a firearms theft at Kinuso Merchantile the early morning hours of Nov. 6. Later that day Barrhead RCMP, acting on gathered…

Richard Froese South Peace News Agricultural workshops to handle beavers, alternative energy and holistic management are scheduled for the High Prairie region in the next two months. A free workshop on Beavers in Our Landscape will be held Nov. 29…

Chris Clegg South Peace News The efforts of Peace River – Westlock MP Arnold Viersen have brought change. Earlier this summer, the Department of National Defence announced changes to how the footwear of soldiers is provided. Although boots are provided…
‘Silver’ lining to Saints’ season

Richard Froese South Peace News St. Andrew’s Saints junior girl’s volleyball team completed the season with a silver lining after finishing second in the northwest zone finals Nov. 2-3 in Peace River. The Saints lost to T.A. Norris of Peace…
HPE in midst of celebrating Metis Week

Kyla Klingsch Laya Thunder HPE Reporters This is Kyla and Laya with this week’s South Peace News report from High Prairie Elementary School. This week is Metis week. We will be celebrating on Wednesday by watching the Ivan Flett Memorial…
Joussard students rescue a very cold duck

Wapastim Isadore-Bellerose Joussard Reporter Hello, my name is Wapastim Isadore-Bellerose and I will be your reporter for the month of November. Today, I roamed around our school with my clipboard, interviewing students from each classroom. This was a lot of…

Richard Froese South Peace News Residents are welcomed to offer suggestions as Big Lakes County and the Town of High Prairie draft a new inter-municipal development plan. Several opportunities have been planned for citizens in both municipalities to engage in…
CRC Radio Auction airs Nov. 18

Richard Froese South Peace News The annual High Prairie and District Children’s Resource Council Live Radio/Webcast Auction returns Nov. 18 with more than 140 items to bid on. After being cancelled in 2017, the auction returns with strong community support.…

Chris Clegg South Peace News The High Prairie and Area Chamber of Commerce wants to hear from you! And to make it easier, they are holding an open house in the foyer of the Town of High Prairie Civic Building…
Leigh Davies Memorial Fund

It has been two years since Leigh Davies lost his hard-fought battle with cancer. At his Celebration of Life, Leigh’s family began the steps to establish a Memorial fund in his name to both honour his memory and his legacy.…

H.P. court docket Judge D.R. Shynkar Nov. 5, 2018 A Faust man who pushed another man after he saw him walking with his girlfriend will pay a steep price. Samson Alook, 35, appeared in High Prairie provincial court Nov. 5…
Wilderness camp grows in demand, ministry

Richard Froese South Peace News Support for High Prairie Wilderness continues to grow as more than $30,000 was raised during an evening with comedian entertainer Ben Crane at Triangle Hall on Nov. 3. “Thanks to the generosity of High Prairie…
PIC – An ounce of prevention

Town of High Prairie Councillor Debbie Rose [facing camera] received her flu shot Oct. 22 at the High Prairie Health Complex from LPN Val Nussbaumer. Accompanying Rose was Lesser Slave Lake MLA Danielle Larivee [not shown]. The Alberta government urges…
The Page – November 14, 2018

People will be happy to know Grande Prairie is now only the 14th “Most Dangerous City” in Canada. This is a step up from last year’s award as the Number 12 Most Dangerous. It’s also a really big step up…
MLA’s Report – New legislation will help children

Danielle Larivee, MLA, Lesser Slave Lake For decades, Alberta governments have known they needed to strengthen Alberta’s child intervention system. Instead of doing the work they knew was needed they let critical recommendations that would have made lives better gather…

Richard Froese South Peace News Big Lakes County Economic Development Authority has set four action plan areas as part of the Big Lakes County Business Supports Program. Action 1 Improve supports for local business: Preferred outcome – Businesses feel supported…