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Submitted by Lesser Slave Watershed Council Water! We can’t live without it! As the reality of a changing climate becomes ever more apparent, we will need to catch and store water more effectively. Have we overlooked a natural ally in…
Authors show the ‘write’ stuff to writers

Richard Froese South Peace News Local writers and authors shared their skills and experiences during a conference Sept 17. “I wanted to promote and provide information to others about writing and publishing,” says Kenneth Shumaker, a High Prairie author who…

RE: “What kind of legacy are you leaving?” By Pastor Brian Gilroy, Sept. 14 South Peace News I debated some about this letter as it is becoming a habit to disagree with something in every edition of the paper. I…
High Prairie’s Stoess Street mystery

Chris Clegg South Peace News High Prairie has a real mystery on its hands: no one seems to know who Stoess Street is named for. When the Town of High Prairie assigned historic street names years ago, a few took…
Joussard School celebrates official opening

Faith Fortier Joussard Reporter Hello again from Joussard School. Time has been flying by as we have been busy with learning, playing, attending our annual open house night, another grand opening, and for some of our students, a running meet.…

Richard Froese South Peace News Local businesses and employers are encouraged to promote healthy staff during Workplace Wellness Month in October. High Prairie and District Regional Recreation Board and Alberta Health Services health promotions have partnered to host several events…

Chris Clegg South Peace News Nine teams are expected to compete for the Campbell Cup in the North Peace Hockey League this season. Last season saw seven teams compete but the Grande Prairie Athletics return after a one-year leave of…
Renegades still searching for win

Richard Froese South Peace News The High Prairie Renegades are still winless but they did chalk up their first point of the high school football season. The home team scored a single point early in the fourth quarter as the…

Best Rod 1st Place – 1923 Ford T-Bucket Wayne Lapawchuk Kinuso, Ab. 2nd Place – 1947 Chev Businessman Coupe Cliff Atkinson Northstar, Ab. Best Original 1st Place 1929 Model A Roadster Pick-up Fred Moes Swan Hills, Ab. 2nd Place 1972…

Richard Froese Social media seems to be coming more prominent in the lives of people, especially youth and children. “Kids getting too much screen time” is the headline of a story in the Edmonton Journal on Aug. 27 that tells…

Jeff Burgar If we lived in a perfect world, the Golden Rule would be enough: “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.” In our not-quite-so-perfect world, some people decide we need another rule, or a rule…

Chris Clegg South Peace News High Prairie town council is considering a change in the way it grants religious property tax exemptions. Concerning council is the current policy that some buildings are being rented to churches or religious groups, prompting…
Murder victims’ families show photos in court

Richard Froese South Peace News Parents and family of two Whitefish teens murdered were in court Sept. 19 to see the accused make his second appearance. Edward Devon Boyce Gladue appeared in High Prairie provincial court Sept. 19 and will…

Chris Clegg South Peace News High Prairie town council is picking up the extra cost of insurance at the High Prairie tennis courts. Council agreed at its Sept. 13 meeting to pay the $520 bill seeing they were partly responsible.…