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Big Lakes County adds to Wall of Fame

Big Lakes County residents and volunteers, left-right, Wendell Ebbett, Robert Goulet and Eileen Will were honoured with their names added to the Wall of Fame in 2016, recognized during the county barbecue June 23, standing with Reeve Ken Matthews.

Chris Clegg South Peace News A day of fun will highlight an Activity Fun Day at the High Prairie Golden Age Centre June 25. Everyone is invited to the centre to try some games and make new friends. The day…

Richard Froese Reporter, South Peace News One week to go to Canada Day and communities will gather for the big festivities. Next year will even be bigger as communities across the region and nation celebrate the 150th anniversary since Canada…
Fjeld recollects difficulties of husband’s diabetic treatment

Editor’s note: The following was submitted by Valerie Fjeld regarding her late husband’s struggles with diabetes. She and many others are asking the Government of Alberta’s Alberta Health Services department to offer renal dialysis services at the High Prairie Regional…

Chris Clegg South Peace News Big Lakes County ceremony June 23 Three names will be added to the Big Lakes County Wall of Fame at their annual barbecue June 23. Eileen Will of Big Meadow, Wendell Ebbett of Sunset House,…
Let’s Talk Science visits PRJH

SPN Staff Students at Prairie River Junior High School in High Prairie had the chance to experience some hands-on and minds-on learning during Let’s Talk Science in May. Let’s Talk Science is an award-winning, national, charitable organization focused on education…

Chris Clegg South Peace News If you enjoy seeing cars and trucks smashing and crashing, or vehicles slogging their way through an endless mud pit, Triangle is the place to be June 25-26. The Pioneer Thresh- ermans Association hosts its…

Chris Clegg South Peace News High Prairie’s $1.55 million 50th Street capital upgrade will continue as scheduled despite coming in over budget. Town council decided unanimously at its meeting June 14 to take the necessary money from its surplus to…
Bombs away!

Ashley Carifelle, a kindergarten student at High Prairie Elementary School, tosses a water balloon during the HPE Fun Meet June 13. Unfortunately for her, the balloon broke above her head due to the force of her toss. The circle of…

by Jeff Burgar We’re told climate change will bring with it more extremes in weather. Worse blizzards with more snow, huge downpours causing massive floods, droughts ruining crops, bringing hordes of insects, and creating perfect conditions for immense forest fires.…