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RCMP Dog Services provide valuable tool

Spotlight Staff Police dog services under the RCMP provide an effective tool to fight crime. Only purebred German shepherds in perfect physical condition for general duty teams, and mostly male, states the following information on the RCMP website. Those breeds…
NPHL Awards Winners Stories

NPHL Major Awards (* denotes tie) Most Valuable Player: *Rick Cleaver, FSJ ……………………………*Braden Gamble, MAN Rookie-of-the-Year: Jacob Anderson, HP Coach-of-the-Year: Andrew Leriger, FSJ Most Gentlemanly Player: Ty Wiebe, GRIM Best Goaltender: Braden Gamble, MAN Best Defenceman: Joel Pelletier, FAL ……………………….Kevin…
Shrove Tuesday pancake lunch

St. Mark’s Anglican Church held a Pancake Lunch, on February 13th from 11:00am – 1:00pm, to celebrate Shrove Tuesday. Below are some photos of volunteers and public enjoying the event.  
NPHL award winners, All-Stars to be released Feb. 14

The NPHL will be releasing its award winners between 11 a.m. and noon on Wednesday, Feb. 14. The High Prairie Regals have several players in the running for awards after a strong season. Check back here tomorrow for winners and…
HPE students know how brain works best

Marie Matula Leah Thompson HPE Reporters This is Leah and Marie with this week’s South Peace News report from High Prairie Elementary School. In the KC and KR classes, students were very excited for their kindergarten Medieval Night Jan. 31…
Family Day fun all around the South Peace

Following is a lineup of activities on the Family Day weekend. Please attend as many as you can, enjoy, and thank the organizers and sponsors. Please check back with southpeacenews.com for updates. Enilda Location: Enilda W.I. Hall. Date: Sunday, Feb.…
High Prairie Ladies Bonspiel Winners

Elaine Muceniek’s Valleyview rink won the High Prairie Ladies Bonspiel Jan. 26-28 after defeating Kay Savill’s High Prairie rink 6-3 in the A Event final. It was her first win at the event. This year saw 16 rinks enter the…

Richard Froese South Peace News High Prairie Business Support Network has rescheduled its next session for Feb. 22 after the meeting of Jan. 26 was postponed. Inclusive Leadership will be featured during the session that starts at a new time…
Obituary – Peter Patrick L’Hirondelle

Peter Patrick L’Hirondelle was born on May 14, 1943 to Roy and Violet in High Prairie and was the third oldest of 10 children. Peter met his wife Annabelle in East Prairie at his Uncle Eddie’s home in 1962. Three…
Warriors snakebit by Vipers

Chris Clegg South Peace News Despite another solid effort, the Atikameg Warriors lost another close game in Smoky River Junior High School Basketball League action Jan. 30. The Warriors lost to Western Conference leading G.P. Vanier 53-42 at Donnelly. The…

Richard Froese South Peace News Big Lakes County has officially declared a position to protect the environment to combat the progress of climate change and global warming. Council passed a resolution at its regular meeting Nov. 8 to show its…
Reeve’s Message – County updating hamlet plans

Ken Matthews, Reeve, Big Lakes County As we move into the New Year, the county is excited to wrap up a few projects including the new Kinuso pumphouse. Alberco Construction and M2 Engineering are planning to finish the project this…

Pastor Brian Gilroy, High Prairie Church of the Nazarene God is not impressed with job titles or net worth. He is not impressed by trophies or awards. He is not impressed with your heritage or your network of contacts. He…