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Chris Clegg South Peace News High Prairie RCMP have arrested two men in connection with several property crimes involving guns, drugs, stolen vehicles, and break and enter charges. “On Nov. 5, 2018 RCMP attempted a traffic stop in town but…

3 youths charged with theft at Smitty’s Chris Clegg South Peace News Three youths working at Smitty’s Restaurant in High Prairie have been arrested after a break and enter. RCMP Cpl. Chris Warren, Media Relations Group, says police attended the…
Residents have their say

Richard Froese South Peace News Residents have offered a variety of ideas for the Town of High Prairie and Big Lakes County to help create an inter-municipal development plan. About 10 citizens helped shape an IDP for an area surrounding…

Joe McWilliams For South Peace News Sixteen to 18-hour days! That’s what it took to win the United Conservative Party nomination for Lesser Slave Lake, says Pat Rehn. UCP members chose Rehn in voting on Nov. 24 and Nov. 26…
‘Rehn’ man wins UCP nomination

Candidate sets his sights on defeating NDP MLA Joe McWilliams For South Peace News Pat Rehn of Slave Lake is the United Conservative Party candidate for Lesser Slave Lake. Members chose Rehn [pronounced ‘rain’] out of a field of four…

Richard Froese South Peace News Priorities have been set by High Prairie School Division. At its regular meeting Nov. 21, the board of trustees adopted the priorities and three-year plan, says a news release dated Nov. 30. “We continue to…

Richard Froese South Peace News High Prairie Forest Products has been commended by Big Lakes County council for its role in the local economy and the region. At its regular meeting Nov. 28, council was updated on operations by general…
PIC – You’re invited!

Trae Shephard, left, and Rebekah Strebchuk invite everyone to attend the Live Nativity at St. Mark’s Anglican Church Dec. 7. The annual celebration reminds everyone of the real reason for Christmas. The girls displayed the banner at the Santa Claus…

Pastor Pat Duffin, High Prairie Christian Centre It was a freak summer storm with freezing rain, glazed roads, high winds and no other fools on the road but my friend, and I, as we wended our way toward Grande Cache…

Alberta Health Services held Family Games at the Marigold parking Lot Friday, Nov. 30 as part of High Prairie Light-Up. The High Prairie and Area Chamber of Commerce gave away hotdogs and hot chocolate while Marigold gave away popcorn.
UPDATE – Slippery road causes traffic jam

Richard Froese South Peace News Slippery roads caused several vehicles to get stuck along Highway 679 between High Prairie and McLennan on Nov. 28. “Two tractor trailer units and two smaller vehicles couldn’t make it up a hill and got…

Richard Froese South Peace News High Prairie Forest Products has been commended by Big Lakes County council for its role in the local economy and the region. At its regular meeting Nov. 28, county council was updated about operations by…
Aquatic centre nets two more Red Cross awards

Richard Froese South Peace News High Prairie Regional Aquatic Centre has received another two provincial swimming awards from the Canadian Red Cross. Aquatic centre staff and the Town of High Prairie High Prairie celebrated the awards that were announced at…
Shared vision offered for town-county fringe

Richard Froese South Peace News Residents offered a variety of ideas for the Town of High Prairie and Big Lakes County to create an inter-municipal development plan (IDP). About 10 citizens helped shape an IDP for an area surrounding the…