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Richard Froese South Peace News Joussard water project grants total $5.5 million Grants of more than $5.5 million have been awarded to Big Lakes Country to cover some of the cost of a Joussard water project that have increased to…
Demand at food bank decreases in 2017

Richard Froese South Peace News The local food bank welcomes donations and strong community support to ensure its shelves are well stocked. “We got a lot of donations over Christmas that will hopefully help us for the next few months,”…

Richard Froese South Peace News First steps in developing a splash park in High Prairie will be discussed at an organizational and planning meeting Feb. 25. “Over the last couple of years, High Prairie and District Regional Recreation Board has…
PIC – Plenty of fight in these boys!

The High Prairie Regals and Grimshaw Huskies renewed their rivalry Feb. 8 in their NPHL Quarter-Final series. The Regals defeated the Huskies in five games and will now play the Falher Pirates in a semi-final series. Game 1 is at…
RCMP Dog Services provide valuable tool

Spotlight Staff Police dog services under the RCMP provide an effective tool to fight crime. Only purebred German shepherds in perfect physical condition for general duty teams, and mostly male, states the following information on the RCMP website. Those breeds…
NPHL Awards Winners Stories

NPHL Major Awards (* denotes tie) Most Valuable Player: *Rick Cleaver, FSJ ……………………………*Braden Gamble, MAN Rookie-of-the-Year: Jacob Anderson, HP Coach-of-the-Year: Andrew Leriger, FSJ Most Gentlemanly Player: Ty Wiebe, GRIM Best Goaltender: Braden Gamble, MAN Best Defenceman: Joel Pelletier, FAL ……………………….Kevin…
Shrove Tuesday pancake lunch

St. Mark’s Anglican Church held a Pancake Lunch, on February 13th from 11:00am – 1:00pm, to celebrate Shrove Tuesday. Below are some photos of volunteers and public enjoying the event.  
NPHL award winners, All-Stars to be released Feb. 14

The NPHL will be releasing its award winners between 11 a.m. and noon on Wednesday, Feb. 14. The High Prairie Regals have several players in the running for awards after a strong season. Check back here tomorrow for winners and…
HPE students know how brain works best

Marie Matula Leah Thompson HPE Reporters This is Leah and Marie with this week’s South Peace News report from High Prairie Elementary School. In the KC and KR classes, students were very excited for their kindergarten Medieval Night Jan. 31…
Family Day fun all around the South Peace

Following is a lineup of activities on the Family Day weekend. Please attend as many as you can, enjoy, and thank the organizers and sponsors. Please check back with southpeacenews.com for updates. Enilda Location: Enilda W.I. Hall. Date: Sunday, Feb.…
High Prairie Ladies Bonspiel Winners

Elaine Muceniek’s Valleyview rink won the High Prairie Ladies Bonspiel Jan. 26-28 after defeating Kay Savill’s High Prairie rink 6-3 in the A Event final. It was her first win at the event. This year saw 16 rinks enter the…

Richard Froese South Peace News High Prairie Business Support Network has rescheduled its next session for Feb. 22 after the meeting of Jan. 26 was postponed. Inclusive Leadership will be featured during the session that starts at a new time…
Obituary – Peter Patrick L’Hirondelle

Peter Patrick L’Hirondelle was born on May 14, 1943 to Roy and Violet in High Prairie and was the third oldest of 10 children. Peter met his wife Annabelle in East Prairie at his Uncle Eddie’s home in 1962. Three…