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Chris Clegg South Peace News A High Prairie man faces charges of assaulting two Slave Lake police officers Aug. 27. Daniel Henry Campbell, 47, reserved his plea until Sept. 14 during a short appearance in Slave Lake provincial court Aug.…
Peavine goes ‘Back to Our Roots’

Richard Froese South Peace News “Back to Our Roots” was the focus of the inaugural Peavine Cultural Days held Aug. 23-25. Seniors of Peavine Metis Settlement organized the event to inspire the younger generations to value and maintain their traditional…

Richard Froese South Peace News A ground mosaic at the entrance to Jaycee Park has been selected as the Canada sesquicentennial project for the Town of High Prairie next year. Town council discussed the options at its regular meeting Aug.…

Chris Clegg Richard Froese South Peace News Holy Family elects new chair Holy Family Catholic Regional Division has a new chair. Kelly Whalen was elected by acclamation at the board’s organizational meeting Aug. 26. Former chair Dianne Arcand-Lavoie will now…
Valedictorian extends thanks during speech

Catherine Marzotko Valedictorian Good afternoon, teachers, faculty, family and friends – our valued guests and members of the community – and of course, fellow graduates. You have all been invited here as a show of appreciation for the time and…
Record class celebrates St. Andrew’s graduation

Richard Froese South Peace News A record high 33 graduates of St. Andrew’s Catholic School were honoured during ceremonies Aug. 27 in High Prairie. I’m on My Way was the theme for ceremonies at the Gordon Buchanan Recreation Centre following…

by Jeff Burgar Politicians, especially our local folks, are quite good at putting their foots in their mouths. Then, of course, after some completely boneheaded muttering comes forth, they are the first to deny they ever said those ridiculous words!…

by Chris Clegg Gavin Joseph Mandin is loose, thanks to the powers-that-be in our justice system. Mandin is the person – a 15-year-old boy at the time – who killed his family at Sunset House Aug. 8, 1991. Victims of…
Hockey tournament battles cancer with Cassidy

Richard Froese South Peace News Children with health challenges will be supported in the Cassidy Davies-Hunt Co-ed Hockey Tournament in High Prairie, Oct. 7-9. Funds will be raised in honour of Cassidy Davies-Hunt, 8, who was diagnosed with glioma brain…

Richard Froese South Peace News An 18-year-old man charged with the second-degree murder of an Atikameg man last fall could face higher charges at a preliminary inquiry early next year. Arlen Chase Chali- foux appeared in High Prairie provincial court…
Display marks legacy

A fitting tribute is unveiled to honour the man who gave so much to the community Chris Clegg South Peace News It may have been a little late in coming, but the end result was well worth the wait. The…
Prepare your big game well for taxidermist

Mac Olsen Hunting Supplement When you harvest that trophy animal of a lifetime, advanced preparation will ensure that the taxidermist can give you the best result. “Take care of your trophy, get it skinned as soon as possible,” says Andy…

Mac Olsen Hunting Supplement The 2016 Alberta hunting regulations guide details some important changes for the coming season. Here they are as found on Page 12: . An Antlered Moose Special Licence hunting season has been created in WMU (Wildlife…