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Jeff Burgar There was yelling and cheering when Jason Kenney took the helm of the Alberta Conservative party March 18. And there might be parades, streamers and music when Brian Jean of Wildrose and Kenney both say, again, we must…
PIC – Lenten lunch time

Clare McDonald, left, and Don McDonald, enjoy delicious soup and sandwiches at the Lenten Lunch on March 15 at St. Mark’s Anglican Church. Lenten lunches are served to celebrate the Easter season. Soup and sandwiches will be served each Wednesday…

H.P. court docket March 13, 2017 Judge M.B. Golden A woman from Atikameg will spend almost three more weeks in jail for breaching court orders. Amy Lea Thunder, was handed a global sentence of 30 days after pleading guilty in…
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…
The Page – March 22, 2017

Some folks are really excited about Jason Kenney taking the leadership of Alberta’s Conservative Party. But, it’s really a mixed bag of happiness, hope, excitement and even a bit of trepidation what the future may hold. Will Kenney and Brian…
Special Easter celebrations on horizon

Richard Froese South Peace News Churches in the High Prairie area will again join for special services and events for the resurrection season leading up to Easter Sunday, April 16. St. Mark’s Anglican Church continues its ritual to read the…

Obstetrics ‘will happen’ writes Dr. Worry Re: This is no laughing matter [Clegg’s Corner, High Prairie South Peace News, March 8, 2017] We would like to reassure residents of High Prairie that their new health complex will be a significant…

Chris Clegg Editor, South Peace News It was Town of High Prairie Councillor Michael Long who suggested at council’s Nov. 22, 2016 meeting that the town convert all its streetlights to LED lighting. High Prairie is getting some LED streetlights…

Richard Froese South Peace News Two of four people charged with various related break-ins and thefts in the High Prairie area are ready to go to trial. Joseph Douglas Campbell, 27, of High Prairie, appeared in High Prairie provincial court…
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,…

Spotlight Staff Lesser Slave Lake Provincial Park is one of five provincial parks that will be more accessible for people with physical disabilities to fish. Improvements have been made under a $3 million plan to create accessible experiences in 15…
Firefighters Ball April 8

Chris Clegg South Peace News It’s time to consider buying tickets for the annual High Prairie Firefighters Ball April 8 at the Edmo Peyre Hall. People attending can enjoy a delicious supper catered by Audrey’s Catering. After dinner and awards,…

Richard Froese South Peace News An armed man involved in a high-speed chase with police near Kinuso in early March has made his first court appearance. Charles Edward Bleakley, 42, appeared in High Prairie provincial court March 13. He reserved…

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…
Tough act to follow!

While leaping high into the air, High Prairie Zirka dancer Kadin Kit gives the illusion he is touching the ceiling and leaping high above other dancers in the background. Left-right are Hope Keshen, Makayla Jahnert, Jared Gomes, Kelsi Smith and…