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Stroke survivors share stories, provide advice

Richard Froese South Peace News Living with the affects of a stroke has a huge impact on a victim and families. That was the message of a heart and stroke information evening Sept. 8 at the Gordon Buchanan Recreation Centre…

Richard Froese South Peace News Big Lakes County officials fear a plan to protect wilderness to save woodland caribou will economically hurt energy and forestry activity. “People in rural communities should be concerned about it,” Reeve Ken Matthews says. Big…
Renegades ready to find the win column

Richard Froese South Peace News High school football has hit the local turf as the High Prairie Renegades play in their second season in the Mighty Peace Football Conference. The Renegades host St. Joseph’s Celtics of Grande Prairie in their…

McLennan RCMP is asking the public to help solve a crime. On Sept. 7, McLennan RCMP responded to a complaint about theft of tools from a vehicle in McLennan. RCMP believes the tools were stolen between 10 p.m. on Sept.…
MLA welcomes new face to office

Richard Froese South Peace News After being closed for two months, the High Prairie office for Lesser Slave Lake MLA Danielle Larivee has re-opened with a new face. Cathy Wilcox became the new constituency assistant Aug. 2 for the satellite…

ARIES – Mar 21/Apr 20 Aries, exercise patience as you try to resolve a situation this week. You may have found a solution that works for everyone, but it may take time for others to adjust. TAURUS – Apr 21/May…
Outreach school finds new home

Richard Froese South Peace News Prairie View Outreach School has a new home in High Prairie. Previously located in the former Horizon Credit Union building, the school has relocated to the former technology centre beside High Prairie Elementary School. Space…
Swimmers win medals

Richard Froese South Peace News Two young swimmers with the High Prairie Dolphins came home with medals from the Alberta Summer Swimming Championships, Aug. 19-21 in Edmonton. Kirsten Bruder won a silver medal after placing second in girl’s 9-10 25-metre…

Commentary by Jeff Burgar A most interesting comment was made at one of our community schools a few years by a graduating student. The young gentleman, in his address said, and I paraphrase his words, “I urge everybody learn to…

by Jeff Burgar When local politicians get together with counterparts at some of the conventions and seminars they attend, even in these troubled times in Alberta, it sometimes happens there is a complaint from the “haves” of Alberta. “Haves” are…

Chris Clegg South Peace News The author of a best-selling history book is coming to the High Prairie Municipal Library Sept. 20. John Crawley wrote Lucy and the Hunters of the Mad Trapper, which reached seventh place on the Edmonton…

Chris Clegg South Peace News The difficult economic times will not stop the High Prairie and District Children’s Resource Council from holding its annual Radio Auction. Chair Lois Dunn says the board met Aug. 29 and decided to proceed with…
8 is enough!

Ebbett, Lesiuk, Tries bring home the hardware Chris Clegg South Peace News Three High Prairie and area seniors returned home with a whopping eight medals from the Canada 55 Plus Games in Brampton, Ont. Aug. 17-18. Frank Tries, 82, of…
Rain did not stop the Capitals Golf Tournament

Tom Henihan Spotlight On the morning of Saturday September 3, it was doubtful if the second annual Sucker Creep Capitals Fall 4 Ball Tournament would go ahead. Those who had already shown up asked tournament organizer Lonnie Willier if he…
Local wild game butcher has 40 years of experience

Mac Olsen Spotlight Whether you have a white-tailed doe or a bull moose carcass, or even a cattle carcass, Blaine Bebeau and his daughter, Lorriann Bebeau, provide an outstanding product for sausage, pepperoni and hamburger. “With forty years of meat…