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We have lost a part of us, it is with great sadness we say goodbye to Robert O. Bruner, on a whisper, your journey home to Hilda, you are together again. Bob passed away July 31, 2016. He was ninety-…

Commentary by Joe McWilliams One of the great things about growing up was (and is) exploring trails. The thrill of anticipation about what might be around the next corner or over the next ridge never really goes away; never gets…

by Jeff Burgar There just isn’t anything quite as versatile as a human body. It can walk, climb, pound nails, wheel cement, saw wood, drive vehicles from lawn mowers to combines to gravel trucks and oh, so much more. Unfortunately,…
Masson wins ATV raffle

Chris Clegg South Peace News Lucky once, lucky twice! Ernie Masson did one better this year. After placing second in the High Prairie Elks Pro Rodeo ATV Raffle last year and winning $500, Masson won the grand prize this year.…

Richard Froese South Peace News Many pro-active promotions will be featured at the Driftpile Back-to-School Health and Safety Fair set for Aug. 23. Nine agencies and organizations will be on display at the event sponsored by Driftpile Health Services at…
Golf tourney supports community projects

Richard Froese South Peace News Thousands of dollars were expected to be raised at the third annual Big Lakes Invitational Charity Golf Tournament on Aug. 11 at High Prairie and District Golf Course. “We had about 100 golfers and we…

Written July 13, 2016 by his loving godson Rick Laliberte. It is truly an honour to be able to share this celebration with all of you here today, and on behalf of the family, I would like to thank and…
LSLWC receives $37,480 grant from province

The effort to protect lakes and streams in the Lesser Slave Lake area got a bit of help last week in the form of a $37,480 provincial government grant to the Lesser Slave Lake Watershed Council (LSLWC). It’s from the…

Richard Froese South Peace News High Prairie Airport will soon become property of Big Lakes County. At its regular meeting Aug 9, Town of High Prairie council passed a recommendation from an in-camera discussion, to annex land north of the…
PIC – Painted Faces at the Penny Carnival

Getting their faces painted at the Penny Carnival held Aug. 10 was a thrill for brothers, letf-right, Thomas Strebchuk, 2, and Jack Strebchuk. Look for more pictures in next weeks South Peace News.

Police have charged Edward Devin Boyce Gladue, a 19-year-old man from Whitefish Lake First Nation, with two counts of second degree murder in connection with the murders of Dylan Laboucan and Cory Grey, both of whom were reported missing on…

Richard Froese South Peace News High Prairie and District Museum will be featured in a new online history website. At its regular meeting Aug. 9, High Prairie town council approved a recommendation to sponsor a historical point of interest in…