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Kinuso playground society gets $40,000+

Richard Froese South Peace News The Kinuso Playschool Society, in partnership with Kinuso School, received $40,162 from the Alberta Community Facility Enhancement Program for new playground equip- ment. Lesser Slave Lake MLA Danielle Larivee presented the cheque March 17 on…
Lakers, Stars, Caps win Treaty 8 titles

Richard Froese South Peace News Two local teams captured division championships at the 15th annual Treaty 8 First Nations Cup in High Prairie, March 31 to April 2. The Sucker Creek Capitals won the Legend’s Division as the team doubled…
PIC – Football receives boost

The High Prairie and Area Football Society received a $19,013 Community Facility Enhancement Program grant on March 10 from Lesser Slave Lake MLA Danielle Larivee, centre right. The grant will help the society purchase equipment. The Renegades senior program enters…
High Prairie teams at Provincials

Legionnaires win silver medals Chris Clegg South Peace News So close! The High Prairie Legionnaire Midgets lost the gold medal game 5-4 to Barrhead at the Midget B Provincials in Rocky Mountain House March 23-26. Both teams were a perfect…
Let the games begin!

The opening ceremonies for the 2017 Hockey Alberta Female Midget B Championships in High Prairie were held March 23 at the Sports Palace. The High Prairie Timberwolves hosted the 10-team tournament March 23-26, with teams from all over the province.…

Chris Clegg South Peace News High Prairie town council’s support for the Treaty 8 First Nations Cup was slashed in half this year by council. However, the $1,000 donation made was $1,000 more than they gave two years ago, but…
High Prairie pool manager fired after award winning year

The High Prairie Regional Aquatic Centre won two awards from the Canadian Red Cross last year under the Petersen couple’s management. The first was for Largest Programming Growth in 2015-16 and for Highest Sales in Swimming and Water Safety for…

The following letters of support were submitted by the staff at the High Prairie Regional Aquatic Centre. They were attached to a letter to High Prairie mayor Linda Cox, and copies forwarded to the parties mentioned in the foreword below.…
High Prairie Closing Mixed Bonspiel

Tyson Billings skipped his rink to a 5-4 win in the A Event Final at the High Prairie Mixed Bonspiel March 17-18. Billings skipped in place of Bernie Poloz, who was injured early in the first game. He won the…
Zahacy wins Men’s League

Mark Zahacy made a perfect draw to the four-foot ring to win the A Event final and the High Prairie Men’s Curling League title March 21. Zahacy trailed Bernie Poloz 5-4 entering the final end but scored two to win.…
Savill wins Women’s League

Kay Savill skipped her rink to a 10-2 win in the A Event Final at the High Prairie Women’s Curling League March 23. Savill scored the win over Kellie Haggett’s rink. Marilyn Stevens won the B Event and Lisa Zabolotoniuk…
PIC – Let the games begin!

Opening ceremonies for the Alberta Female Midget B Championships in High Prairie were held March 23 at the Sports Palace. The High Prairie Timberwolves hosted the tournament March 23-26. Onoway won the title. In the photo, left-right, are Edmonton Force…
Chargers lose to top-ranked Bears in bronze medal game

Richard Froese South Peace News Exciting senior high school basketball was in High Prairie as the E.W. Pratt Chargers hosted the women’s and men’s 2A Northwest Zone finals March 10-11 on their home court. On the men’s side, the Chargers…
Pratt women win bronze at zones

Richard Froese South Peace News The E.W. Pratt Lady Chargers finished third at the Northwest 2A Zone Women’s Basketball Tournament in High Prairie March 10-11. The Chargers won the bronze medal after they tamed the Valleyview Hillside Cougars 52-30 in…
Tournament continues in Comeau’s memory

Chris Clegg Spotlight The late Marge Comeau had a dream 24 years ago that an ice fishing tournament at Joussard could be a huge success. She went to work and for years, until her untimely passing on Feb. 23, 2005,…

Chris Clegg South Peace News Alberta’s best hockey players will be coming to town next week to decide the champion during the provincial Midget Female B Championships. The tournament is being hosted by the High Prairie Timberwolves, High Prairie Minor…