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Food bank big winner in friendly challenge

Richard Froese South Peace News High Prairie Tolko was the winner of a friendly food drive challenge with High Prairie Forest Products. Tolko initiated the challenge to support the High Prairie and District Food Bank, says a Tolko news release…

Richard Froese South Peace News The High Prairie and Area Chamber of Commerce is looking for a secretary-treasurer to serve on the executive. “We will have nominations and an election at our next meeting,” president Jennifer Zatko says. A letter…

Chris Clegg South Peace News Learn to ice fish Feb. 17 Want to give ice fishing a try under some expert supervision? Join the Lesser Slave Watershed Council and its sponsors at the Joussard Community Association Hall at 10:30 a.m.…
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…

Spotlight Staff Recruits to serve on a new Alberta Advisory Council on the Francophonie are being welcomed by the provincial government. The council will help ensure the Franco- phone community, in all its geographical, cultural and demographic diversity, is represented…

Richard Froese South Peace News Joussard water project grants total $5.5 million Grants of more than $5.5 million have been awarded to Big Lakes Country to cover some of the cost of a Joussard water project that have increased to…
Demand at food bank decreases in 2017

Richard Froese South Peace News The local food bank welcomes donations and strong community support to ensure its shelves are well stocked. “We got a lot of donations over Christmas that will hopefully help us for the next few months,”…

Richard Froese South Peace News First steps in developing a splash park in High Prairie will be discussed at an organizational and planning meeting Feb. 25. “Over the last couple of years, High Prairie and District Regional Recreation Board has…
RCMP Dog Services provide valuable tool

Spotlight Staff Police dog services under the RCMP provide an effective tool to fight crime. Only purebred German shepherds in perfect physical condition for general duty teams, and mostly male, states the following information on the RCMP website. Those breeds…
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.  
NPHL award winners, All-Stars to be released Feb. 14

The NPHL will be releasing its award winners between 11 a.m. and noon on Wednesday, Feb. 14. The High Prairie Regals have several players in the running for awards after a strong season. Check back here tomorrow for winners and…
HPE students know how brain works best

Marie Matula Leah Thompson HPE Reporters This is Leah and Marie with this week’s South Peace News report from High Prairie Elementary School. In the KC and KR classes, students were very excited for their kindergarten Medieval Night Jan. 31…
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.…

Richard Froese South Peace News High Prairie Business Support Network has rescheduled its next session for Feb. 22 after the meeting of Jan. 26 was postponed. Inclusive Leadership will be featured during the session that starts at a new time…