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The Page – April 17, 2019

Climate Change Department: Highest temperature 2012-17 13.7C in 2016. Lowest temperature for the same period is -7.7C in 2017. * * * * * * * While Alberta’s minimum wage is $15 per hour, many American states are going even…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News A former High Prairie school teacher facing multiple sexual offences will wait a least one month before entering his plea. Douglas Ben Lang, 58, reserved his plea in High Prairie provincial court April 8 on two…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News High Prairie RCMP continue to investigate after the RX Drug Mart pharmacy was broken into and the ATM removed this past weekend. On April 14, 2019 at approximately 5 a.m., RCMP responded to an alarm at…
ATM Stolen from RX Drug Mart

An ATM was stolen from RX Drug Mart during the late evening of Saturday, April 13 or early morning hours of Sunday, April 14. The culprit[s] drove through the window of the store, then dragged away the ATM before leaving.…

H.P. court docketApril 1, 2019Judge D.R. Shynkar A man in a vehicle with meth and stolen mail will pay dearly for his actions. John Arthur Lambert, 41, of Donnelly, was fined $2,000 after pleading guilty to possession of a controlled…
Joussard Grade 1s taste garden delights

Lesley’ BruleJoussard Reporter Hello, my name is Lesley Brule’ and I will be the reporter from Joussard School for the month of April. We are not all too thrilled today as the snow returned, covering everything. Oh well! Our students…
Archery Club lessons begin at HPE

Kyla KlingschHPE Reporter This is Kyla with the High Prairie Elementary School news for this week’s South Peace News report. In Science, Grade 4S is learning to recognize light can be broken into light with prisms. In Social Studies, Metis…
Larivee proud of her government’s work

Joe McWilliamsFor South Peace News One thing that bugs Lesser Slave Lake NDP candidate Danielle Larivee is what she regards as a phony narrative along the lines of ‘the NDP is anti-oil industry.’ She admits the NDP government had a…
Rehn wants to put Alberta on right track

Pearl LorentzenJoe McWilliamsFor South Peace News Pat Rehn is the United Conservative Party candidate for the riding of Lesser Slave Lake. Rehn, 52, grew up in Wildwood, a small town west of Edmonton. He taught at a Catholic high school…
Rain running in effort to make a difference

Joe McWilliamsFor South Peace News Vincent Rain may not be well-known among certain segments of the Lesser Slave Lake population, but he says he is very well known among others. “I have strong ties to there,” he says. “I run…
Powder says Alberta needs independence

Joe McWilliamsFor South Peace News Meet Suzette Powder! She’s a candidate for MLA in the Lesser Slave Lake electoral district. Powder came to the attention of a lot of people in a Global News report as an ‘independent’ candidate. She…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Progress on plans to revitalize downtown High Prairie will be the focus at the monthly chamber of commerce meeting April 18. High Prairie and Area Chamber of Commerce hosts its next meeting at Amiro’s Steak House…

Boyko sentenced for her role in high-speed chase Richard FroeseSouth Peace News A woman partly responsible for dangerous driving in a high-speed chase was sentenced to nine months behind bars. Btittany Eva Boyko, 29, of Blackfalds, AB was sentenced to…
The Page – April 10, 2019

Your Taxpayer Dollars at Work Department: You remember how Town of High Prairie and Big Lakes County councillors are always talking about the “great networking opportunities” presented at those far away conferences? It seems, the farther away the conference is,…
Mural book puts HP on special map

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News A mural made for High Prairie to celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary in 2017 is featured in a book. Mural Mosaic’s Canada Train book is now on sale from the Canada 150 Mural Mosaic project. The Town…