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Richard Froese South Peace News A former High Prairie RCMP officer currently serving in McLennan will have to wait again another two weeks to find out a trial date for a second impaired driving charge. The matter of Anita Lee…

Chris Clegg South Peace News St. Andrew’s School in High Prairie opened for classes as usual Monday morning after High Prairie RCMP quickly dealt with a threat posted on Snapchat. Principal Marc Lamoureux says police “have dealt” with the individual…

H.P. court docket Sept. 10, 2018 Judge D.R. Shynkar A father from Gift Lake will spend another two months in jail for breaching three orders involving his wife. Leon Calvin Anderson, 46, was sentenced to 90 days in jail for…
Community marks FASD Awareness Day

Richard Froese South Peace News International Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder Day on Sept. 9 was recognized in High Prairie with a community open house Sept. 7. “On this day, the Northern Association for FASD honours and shows appreciation for our…
VP, 5 teachers join E.W. Pratt staff

Richard Froese South Peace News E.W. Pratt High School in High Prairie welcomes a new vice-principal and five new teachers this school year. Lyndsay Fleming is the new vice-principal. “I am excited about the new opportunity to be at E.W.…
Wilson appointed VP at Joussard

Richard Froese South Peace News Kienan Wilson has been appointed the new vice-principal of Joussard School, reads a news release from High Prairie School Division. He has been working at the school since September 2017. Wilson has also taught at…
Master meteorologists hard at work at HPE

Marie Matula HPE Reporter This is Marie with this week’s South Peace News report from High Prairie Elementary School. HPE is having an open house on Sept. 19 from 5-7 p.m. This is a great time to come and meet…
Joussard School extends welcome to new staff

Samara Laboucan Joussard Reporter Hello, my name is Samara Laboucan and I will be collecting our news for the South Peace News this month. We have started the year with lots of kids who are happy to be back at…

Richard Froese South Peace News A portable modular building could soon be located next to the Joussard Fire Hall to accommodate more office space. At its regular meeting Sept. 12, Big Lakes County council approved a recommendation to purchase and…
County commissions new pump station

Richard Froese South Peace News A new water pump station to serve the Kinuso area was officially commissioned by Big Lakes County during a special ceremony Sept. 7. Reeve Ken Matthews and Lesser Slave Lake MLA Danielle Larivee cut a…

Richard Froese South Peace News Partners and service areas have been set for a project led by Big Lakes County to upgrade broadband utilities. At its regular meeting Sept. 12, council agreed to sign a memorandum of understanding. “It’s to…
The Page – September 19, 2018

Marriage starts out being a 50-50 relationship. A lot of business partnerships start out the same way, 50-50 or 33 each or whatever the case may be. After awhile, most of the business partners complain it’s all 90-10, with the…
PIC – Lovin’ every minute of it!

Emmeriah Desjarlais-Rowan, 7, hugs her new backpack at the Sucker Creek Recreation Centre on Sept. 5. She was one of about 150 to attend an education fair where students received supplies courtesy of the band to help offset school costs…

Richard Froese South Peace News Upgrades to the Grouard water system may come sooner than later under a federal infrastructure grant program that promotes efficiencies. At its regular meeting Sept. 12, Big Lakes County council directed administration to research project…