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Chris Clegg South Peace News The 2016 High Prairie Elks Rodeo Queen contest is underway! Abbey Miller and Brooke Monteith are competing for this year’s honour. The contest began June 14 as the candidates made their speeches [public speaking] in…
New party, new leader needed

Marvin Moore Former PC MLA, Campaign Manager, Wildrose member. Uniting the right in Alberta seems to be on the minds of many people in our province, particularly those who voted Wildrose or Conservative in the last election. Two major groups…
Stokes honoured as Pratt’s top athlete

Richard Froese South Peace News Larkin Stokes won the top award at the E.W. Pratt High School Athletic Awards Banquet on June 14. He received the Dan Sloan Athletic Dedication Award, presented to a student who exemplifies sportsmanship, outstanding athletic…

ARIES – Mar 21/Apr 20 You are motivated to explore new relationships this week, Aries. Do so without jeopardizing existing relationships. Speak about your plans with others as you work things through. TAURUS – Apr 21/May 21 Taurus, it’s best…
Big Lakes County adds to Wall of Fame

Big Lakes County residents and volunteers, left-right, Wendell Ebbett, Robert Goulet and Eileen Will were honoured with their names added to the Wall of Fame in 2016, recognized during the county barbecue June 23, standing with Reeve Ken Matthews.

Chris Clegg South Peace News A day of fun will highlight an Activity Fun Day at the High Prairie Golden Age Centre June 25. Everyone is invited to the centre to try some games and make new friends. The day…

Richard Froese Reporter, South Peace News One week to go to Canada Day and communities will gather for the big festivities. Next year will even be bigger as communities across the region and nation celebrate the 150th anniversary since Canada…
Fjeld recollects difficulties of husband’s diabetic treatment

Editor’s note: The following was submitted by Valerie Fjeld regarding her late husband’s struggles with diabetes. She and many others are asking the Government of Alberta’s Alberta Health Services department to offer renal dialysis services at the High Prairie Regional…

Chris Clegg South Peace News Big Lakes County ceremony June 23 Three names will be added to the Big Lakes County Wall of Fame at their annual barbecue June 23. Eileen Will of Big Meadow, Wendell Ebbett of Sunset House,…
Let’s Talk Science visits PRJH

SPN Staff Students at Prairie River Junior High School in High Prairie had the chance to experience some hands-on and minds-on learning during Let’s Talk Science in May. Let’s Talk Science is an award-winning, national, charitable organization focused on education…

Chris Clegg South Peace News If you enjoy seeing cars and trucks smashing and crashing, or vehicles slogging their way through an endless mud pit, Triangle is the place to be June 25-26. The Pioneer Thresh- ermans Association hosts its…

Chris Clegg South Peace News High Prairie’s $1.55 million 50th Street capital upgrade will continue as scheduled despite coming in over budget. Town council decided unanimously at its meeting June 14 to take the necessary money from its surplus to…
Bombs away!

Ashley Carifelle, a kindergarten student at High Prairie Elementary School, tosses a water balloon during the HPE Fun Meet June 13. Unfortunately for her, the balloon broke above her head due to the force of her toss. The circle of…