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Masson wins ATV raffle

Chris Clegg South Peace News Lucky once, lucky twice! Ernie Masson did one better this year. After placing second in the High Prairie Elks Pro Rodeo ATV Raffle last year and winning $500, Masson won the grand prize this year.…

Richard Froese South Peace News Many pro-active promotions will be featured at the Driftpile Back-to-School Health and Safety Fair set for Aug. 23. Nine agencies and organizations will be on display at the event sponsored by Driftpile Health Services at…
LSLWC receives $37,480 grant from province

The effort to protect lakes and streams in the Lesser Slave Lake area got a bit of help last week in the form of a $37,480 provincial government grant to the Lesser Slave Lake Watershed Council (LSLWC). It’s from the…

Richard Froese South Peace News High Prairie Airport will soon become property of Big Lakes County. At its regular meeting Aug 9, Town of High Prairie council passed a recommendation from an in-camera discussion, to annex land north of the…
PIC – Painted Faces at the Penny Carnival

Getting their faces painted at the Penny Carnival held Aug. 10 was a thrill for brothers, letf-right, Thomas Strebchuk, 2, and Jack Strebchuk. Look for more pictures in next weeks South Peace News.

Police have charged Edward Devin Boyce Gladue, a 19-year-old man from Whitefish Lake First Nation, with two counts of second degree murder in connection with the murders of Dylan Laboucan and Cory Grey, both of whom were reported missing on…

Richard Froese South Peace News High Prairie and District Museum will be featured in a new online history website. At its regular meeting Aug. 9, High Prairie town council approved a recommendation to sponsor a historical point of interest in…
Moving on and moving out sale

High Prairie United Church held a Moving On sale Aug. 5-6 as the building is no longer used for that purpose. Opened in 1985, the church building at 4409 Pleasantview Drive was decommissioned as a place of worship on July…

Richard Froese South Peace News Heading into the final quarter of its four-year term, Town of High Prairie council is ready to put a final stamp on the strategic plan. At its regular meeting Aug. 9, council moved a motion…
Wiebe returns as town’s treasurer

Richard Froese South Peace News A former treasurer for the Town of High Prairie is back in her previous position. Terri Wiebe returned as treasurer April 20 to a role she previously served from 2009-11. “I never thought I would…